Bakers, Caterers and Food Trucks
You can find talented caterers bakers and food trucks within the Sellwood neighborhood and surrounding communities along with a wide variety of restaurants offering delicious and diverse cuisines. Portland is many things, but it is definitely a food town. From award winning burgers to fresh sushi to Northern Italian, we have great options to satisfy every palette.
For quintessential Portland style, consider giving your guests a food truck experience and make it a picnic reception in beautiful Sellwood Park or rent a pavilion at Oaks Park Amusement Park.
Depending on the size of your party, some local restaurants have private party rooms available in house, while others will gladly bring their deliciousness to you.
Mehri’s (Catering & Bakery)
Imagine your favorite aunt. Now imagine that she can cook. Really cook. And bake! Like, ‘I’m eating at her house every night’, kinda cooking & baking. Don’t have that aunt? Look no further.
Longtime local resident and chef, Mehri has been serving up some of Portland’s best comfort food at her cozy cafe for years. This is homemade, fill your belly kinda goodness.
Mehri also brings her unbelievable baking skills to weddings and other events; offering from-scratch delicious and beautiful cakes and desserts that will make your guests mmm and ahh about your wedding cake for years to come.
Yes, it can taste as good as it looks! Papa Haydn has offered unique, beautiful and delicious wedding cakes since 1978. Declared the “Center of the Dessert Universe” by the local press, Papa Hayden’s is definitely a local favorite. Papa’s is more than fabulous desserts.
For forty years, Papa Haydn are has offered Viennese-inspired desserts to the people of Portland, along with a full fine dining restaurant serving lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. Their menu features continental European classic dishes along with fresh fish, pastas, salads, sandwiches and more. Did we mention the wine selection and lipsmacking cocktails? Oh! They have a beautiful covered patio perfect for small receptions too!
Piece of Cake (Bakery)
An award-winning bakery offering fabulous cakes, catering and desserts. Piece of Cake is much more than cake. Their Fantasy Cake was voted “Best Cake in Portland”! It features a layer of cheesecake on top of a layer of chocolate cake, iced in cream cheese frosting. Picked up your jaw yet? And there are two dozen other featured flavors that go beyond the traditional.
For those with special dietary preferences, they also offer a host of vegan spelt cakes, gluten free cakes, pies, cookies, bundts and tortes
Food designer and founder, Marilyn DeVault, has a flair for the unusual and the elegant. What Marilyn and her staff creates is sheer sugary delicious magic!
What began as a humble Food Cart in 2014 in the Sellwood-Moreland neighborhood went on to become a city-wide brick and mortar award-winning favorite for incredible burgers and sliders. Need catering? No worries, they still have the truck.
Ranked #4 in the nation by National Geographic for ‘Best Burgers in the Nation.’ The locals give them plenty of awards too.
Not a beef eater? Fear not! Their fried chicken sliders and veggie burgers are equally as good. Treat your guests to a visit from the PDX Sliders Truck and you’ll be remembered forever.
Serving St. Louis-style smoked pork ribs, beef brisket, and Carolina pork shoulder, along with comfort food classics like fried chicken, hushpuppies, and wedge salads. Let your guests dig in to some of the city’s best barbecue!
Opened in 2014, Reverend’s BBQ strives to provide Sellwood and the greater Portland area with the finest barbecue, including St. Louis-style smoked pork ribs, beef brisket, and Carolina pork shoulder, along with comfort food classics like fried chicken, hushpuppies, and wedge salad. We use the highest-quality ingredients and classic techniques to craft our culinary offerings.
Chefs Laura and Rachel’s appreciation for humble, locally sourced ingredients is the cornerstone of their business model. They aim to provide you with the ultimate in-home dining experience. All dietary restrictions are taken into consideration while offering tailored alternatives without compromising flavor. At the helm of Two Spoons Personal Chef and Catering, they create custom menus to fit your needs while offering superior tasting scratch-made multi-coursed dinners, brunches, or drop-off meals. From their truffled delicata squash puff pastry pinwheel appetizer to the vanilla creme brulee dessert, everything is made with care and a whole lotta love, painting a Portland picture of perfection.
Voilà Catering in Portland specializes in gourmet food and professional service for formal dinner parties, wedding receptions, elegant cocktail parties, outdoor receptions hors d’oeuveres parties and food & wine paired meals. We cater large and small elegant events in the greater Portland Oregon area.
At Voilà Catering, we firmly believe that wonderful food does not need to be expensive. Our menu ingredients are always fresh, when possible local, and always seasonal. While every menu and event is unique, typically our large event dinner menus are in the $15 to $26 range for a real, restaurant-quality meal. Gourmet finger food and hors d’oeuvres are primarily in the $0.80 to $2.50 range per piece depending upon ingredient cost. Voilà Catering is pleased to develop a multiple page proposal detailing every single expected cost including food, service, beverages and rentals…with never any surprises!
A favorite grocery for neighborhood locals for decades, New Seasons offers catering for weddings, parties, meetings, and other events. From sandwich and salad platters to charcuterie and desserts, New Season’s menu offers a wide selection of options for your guests. Oh, and they specialize in vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.
New Seasons is located just across the street from the SMILE Station, making it an extra convenient for those hosting a more casual style reception there.