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Why Choose Top Shelf For Your Event?

  • Personalized Menus
  • Impeccable Service
  • Exquisite China
  • Custom Linen Options

  • 25+ Years of Experience
  • Detailed Planning
  • Ice Sculptures
  • Silver & Stemware Included

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About Us

  • Our Expertise
  • Our Owner
  • Our Services
Big or Small! Bring our catering expertise to your next event. Whether you are coordinating an event for 10 or 10,000 guests, we will assist in all the detailed planning. Top Shelf Catering and Events is operated with over 25 years of experience and talent. Matthew J. Walsh (owner), along with his partners, has focused on providing exquisite food that is beautifully displayed and elegantly served in a friendly and efficient manner.
Matt Walsh’s trip through the culinary world began when he graduated in 1984 from culinary school in Joliet, Illinois. He apprenticed under Chef Don Miller, National Chef of the Year ‘03. He then worked at hotels in Nashville, Detroit, Chicago, and Las Vegas. After graduating in 1988 from UNLV’s hotel program, he worked as a chef at properties in Tokyo, Tel Aviv and London’s Cafe Royale. Matt was then hired as a chef instructor at Orlando’s Valencia College and taught for 6 years. He then continued to hone his cooking skills and love for ice sculpting. Matt later founded Tanya & Matt’s Ice Creamiest and Ice Sculptures in 1991 and has been operating in the same location for the past 24 years. His culinary skills include ice sculptures, wedding cakes, fruit carvings and fine dining. He has also been a certified working pastry chef (CWPC) by the American Culinary Federation. He has also traveled to over 50 countries.
We can handle any event from 50 – 1,000 guests.

Corporate Events
Anniversaries, Showers & Receptions
Religious & Holiday Events
From galas to intimate dinners, Top Shelf Catering and Events will personalize and design the event to your specifications, tastes and desires.


Personalized menus, impeccable service, exquisite china, custom linen options, silver and stemware can be combined to provide you and your guests with a wonderfully catered event. Our personalized approach and experience gives us the ability to design any event to your specifications, tastes and desires.


Our catering staff thrives to ensure high quality food and outstanding service. With over 25 years of experience, we can handle anything!


Alongside our catering business, we also own an ice cream shop called Tanya & Matt’s Icecreamiest. We offer a variety of over 30 flavors of homemade ice cream. See our ice cream menu for your event!

Wedding Packages

Classic Wedding
Classic Wedding
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Ice Sculptures

Be it wedding or corporate event, our stunning ice sculptures are perfect for any special occasion!
Hand-carved by award-winning sculptor M.J. Walsh and last 7 to 18 hours depending on design choice.
All include a drip pan with a hose as well as a light and setup.

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How We Make Our Famous Ice Sculptures

Ice Sculptures

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Contact Us

  •                  15742 N Dale Mabry Hwy Tampa, FL 33618
  • (813) 963-2766
  • matthewwalsh@ymail.com