about us

our story

MEeT The Mastermind

Meet Lauren, the culinary mastermind and owner of Patty Matters, the food truck that has taken the city by storm. With over 15 years of experience in the food service industry, Lauren has honed her craft and learned the ins and outs of the trade. Her passion for cooking and serving delicious food to customers has been the driving force behind her successful career.

Lauren’s journey started as a chef for a catering company where she developed her skills and expertise. Her extensive experience allowed her to create a unique and innovative menu with a special focus on burgers and fries that are unmatched in the city. Her dedication to creating mouth-watering dishes that customers will love has been the cornerstone of her success.

After years of managing in the food service industry, Lauren knew she wanted to start her own business. She worked tirelessly to bring her vision to life, and Patty Matters was born. Today, the food truck is known for its exceptional burgers, crispy fries, and friendly service. Lauren’s passion for great food and excellent customer service is evident in every aspect of the business, and her unwavering commitment to quality has helped her build a loyal following of customers.

When she’s not working on the food truck, Lauren enjoys experimenting with new recipes and ingredients. Her commitment to excellence is what sets Patty Matters apart and keeps customers coming back for more.

Lauren is not only an accomplished chef and business owner, but she is also an active member of the community. She has served on the Kent County Food Safety Committee, where she worked to ensure local restaurants and food establishments were following the highest standards of food safety and hygiene.

Lauren’s dedication to the industry has also led her to take on a leadership role within the Grand Rapids Food Truck Association. As the Vice-President of the organization, she has helped shape the local food truck scene and promote the growth and success of small food businesses in the area. Her involvement in these organizations has given her a deep understanding of the challenges facing small food businesses and the importance of community support.

Lauren’s passion for food and her desire to share it with others is evident in everything she does. Whether she’s creating new dishes, serving customers, or supporting community.

burgers done differently

At Patty Matters…

…we pride ourselves on offering a customizable menu for your events and gatherings. With over twenty burger options to choose from, we’ll work with you to select five or six options that best suit your event. We like to keep things fresh by rotating our featured choices regularly.

As a mobile food unit, we’re constantly on the move. You can find us at large events like concerts, fairs, and music festivals, as well as visiting local businesses and manufacturing plants during the week to offer a quick, delicious break-time option. And if you’re planning a special occasion, Patty Matters is available for private catering, including weddings, company picnics, and fundraisers. Let us bring our mouth-watering burgers to your next event!

gourmet burger

We wanted to do something different… something that was not already being offered on a food truck in West Michigan.

Who does not love a good burger!

We are the first food truck to run all-year round in West Michigan!

our reach

West Michigan and beyond

Our food truck service allows us to conveniently reach out to our customers across the state of Michigan, including West Michigan, the Lakeshore, and the Greater Grand Rapids area, covering Kentwood, Grandville, Holland, Grand Haven, Muskegon, and Saugatuck.

If you want us to be a part of your event, we’re happy to travel to your location with our food truck. Don’t hesitate to contact us for more information.

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