A Matter Of Taste provides personalized catering services customized to you and your event. Not only can events be held on location at Tapawingo, but they are also equipped to travel within a one-hour distance of Ellsworth MI. This includes Traverse City, Charlevoix, Bay Harbor, and Petoskey.

Breathtaking location

A Matter Of Taste at Tapawingo provides guests with a customized menu, as well as an intimate, breathtaking waterfront venue for your event. Tapawingo is one of the most sought after wedding venues is Northern Michigan because of the astonishing scenery and intimate gathering space.


Something that sets A Matter Of Taste apart from other catering companies are the ingredients they use. The owners, Ginny and Gregg make a point to use locally sourced fruits, vegetables, and other components while creating a menu that to match your budget without compromising quality.

Professional  staff

A Matter Of Taste is built around an outstanding reputation of creatively catering and the ability to produce dream weddings, elegant parties, and inspirational corporate events. Employees are hand picked because of their exceptional service and culinary knowledge.

End With Something Sweet

A Matter of Taste offers custom designs with each desert to match the theme of your event. Each dessert is created using fresh fruits and succulent sweets.

We offer additional services for your event including a wait staff for an additional fee of $125.00 per waiter, and bartending services for an additional $25.00 per hour of service.

Contact us today regarding our appetizer or elegant menu options by calling 231-588-1000 or filling out our contact form.

Dessert Menu

Sweet Endings

  • Assorted Cookies & Bar Cookie Platter  

    Our assorted cookies and bar platter include a variety of delicious treats including, mint chocolate chip, gingersnaps, chocolate espresso cookies, biscotti, chewy cherry & chocolate cookies, chocolate truffles, lemon bars, and Zingerman’s Magic Brownies.

  • Custom Design Cup Cakes  

    Custom designed cup cakes decorated in theme to celebrate your event in style. Flavors include European Dark Chocolate, Lemon Lavender, Fluffy White, Carrot Cake and Marble.

  • Mini Cheese Cakes  

    Our mini cheese cakes are a fan favorite. We offer a variety of flavors including chocolate raspberry, key lime with strawberries, turtle, lemon, pumpkin and white chocolate raspberry.

  • Our Specialty Cakes  

    Our specialty cakes are designed to correspond with the theme of your event. The flavors include, include European Dark Chocolate, Lemon Lavender, Fluffy White, Carrot Cake and Marble. Every cake has the option of being topped with Chocolate Ganache, Fondant, Real Butter Cream, Marzipan, Cream Cheese Frosting.