We Cater! Collective

Did you know Phat Beets Produce and Crew cater events?  Both Phat Beetz Youth Pickle n’ Catering Co. and the Phat Beets Kitchen Incubator Program cater events under “the We Cater! Collective”.  We use a majority organic ingredients and source from our farmers markets and local farms such as Castlemont High School Farm and grow a lot of the herbs ourselves.  Email  Carolina at info@phatbeetsproduce.org for more info and a price quote and we can cater a meal to your needs.

All meals can serve Direct Trade Coffee from Cafe Panamerica, either hot or iced!  Click on the link to see each menu or just scroll down to see them all: Phat Beetz Youth Pickle n’ Catering Co, Oaktown Eritrean n’ Ethiopian Organic Cuisine, Miss Arepita Gluten Free Mobile Arepas, Two Chix in the Mix Sweet n’ Savory Pasteries, Aunti Frances Love Mission Mobile Soul Food.  We can create a combined menu for your event!

We have a mobile PA sound system, generator, full propane grill,  full size bouncy house, smoothie bike, digital projector, old timey pop corn machine and more.  Let Phat Beetz Youth Crew help you throw your next birthday party  or get together!

Phat Beetz Youth Pickle n’ Catering Co

We use organic grains and beans, pink mineral salts, GMO free oils, organic fair trade sugar, and organic and spray free produce from small farmers of color, including produce from Castlemont High School Farm in East Oakland.  Thank you for supporting youth jobs.  Check out the full menu for the youth co here and we offer sliding scale pricing so email pickle@phatbeetsproduce.org for a quote

Dips (plus your choice of bread, pita, or organic corn chips)

  • 7 layer vegetarian dip (pick the bean you want)
  • 7 layer vegan dip
  • Black Bean Dip
  • Cilantro pesto
  • Parsley pesto
  • Basil pesto (seasonal)
  • Humus (your choice: galic, parsley, roasted beet, spicy)
  • Roasted Pepper Spread (seasonal)
  • Tahini Miso Dip

Fruit Bowls

  • Decorative seasonal fruit salad displays


  • Seasonal Agua Fresca
  • Gingerade (local ginger)
  • Arnold Palmers (half homemade lemonade/fair trade organic iced black tea)
  • Sparkling sodas with syrups made from organic fair trade sugar and seasonal fruit
  • Direct Trade Cafe Panamerica Coffee (hot or iced drink)
  • Thai Iced Tea
  • Flavored Water (garden mint, lemon cucumber, borage flowers, etc)

Veggie Platters

  • Seasonal veggies cut in a pleasing fashion with your choice of dip (homemade ranch, vegan ranch, tahini miso dips, peanut sauce dip, yogurt dip)

Probiotic Pickle Platters

  • A beautiful display of 20 different pickled veggies and/or kraut of your choice with sliced baguette or crackers
  • Cheese and Pickle Platter (custom cheeses and pickles)


  • Cilatro, ginger miso dressed vegan coleslaw
  • Vegetarian Cesar Salad (romaine) with housemade croutons
  • Arugula and roasted beet salad
  • All root slaw (tunips, carrots, and beets in a light vinegrette)
  • Raw kale salad (kale, garlic, lemon juice, shredded carrots, olive oil, miso)
  • Probiotic Salad (a garden salad garnished with a variety of pickles and krauts, with a creamy probiotic dressing)

Soups n’ Sides

  • Barley and Lentil Seasonal Veggie Soup
  • 3 Bean Veggie Chili (with or with tofu/tvp)
  • Whole Skin Mashed Potatoes n’ Vegan Gravy

From the Grill

  • Custom Grilled Cheese (Your choice of bread, cheese) served with pickled onions and kraut
  • Tempeh BLT
  • Housemade Veggie Burgers with all the fixings

Oaktown Ertirean and Ethiopian Organic Cuisine

Served with Gluten Free Injera (Ethiopian/ Eritrean flat bread made up of “teff” flour)

  • Misir Wot (Lentil Dish)
    Red lentils, Chopped onions, garlic, berbere(Ethiopian spice mix), ginger, oil, salt to taste
  • Gomen Wot (Collard greens grown in Oakland!)
    Chopped collard greens, onion, garlic, minced fresh ginger, oil, salt
  • Tikil Gomen (Cabbage dish)
    Cabbage, Potatoes, onion, carrot, turmeric, ginger, garlic, oil, salt
  • Kik alicha(Yellow split pea stew)
    Yellow split peas, onions, ginger, garlic,turmeric, oil, black pepper, salt
  • Salad
    Salad greens mix, tomatoes, onions, extra virgin olive oil, vinegar(regular dressing).
  • Tea
    Addis Tea(Ethiopian tea bags), spices(cinnamon)

Miss Arepita Mobile Arepas (Venezuelan Food)

Arepas are artisanal hand made -Gluten Free- grill pocket cornmeal then stuffed with different ingredients.  Most Veggies are sourced from Phat Beets Produce and meats are sourced locally.  Comes with sauce to pour over.

Pabellon- Traditional shredded beef, black beans, plantain
and white cheese

Reina Pepiada– Our signature chicken salad with avocado

Pata-pata– Black beans, cheese, and plantains

The Veggie- Black beans, seasonal veggies, and plantains

Guasacaca – Green sauce. Great for drizzling over arepas. Our own recipe.
Salsa picante – Hot sauce

Side Salad- Custom seasonal slaws available.  Email about drink options

Two Chix in the Mix(sweet n’ Savory pies n more)

Using fruit from Phat Beets Produce

Aunti Frances Love Mission Soul Food

Aunti France and crew feed the people every Tuesday in North Oakland free of charge at Drivers Plaza.  Help sustain this Panthers work by ordering food for your next event

  • Tamali Pie (meat and veggie option available)
  • Vegetarian Collard Greens (Grown in North Oakland)
  • Hot Water Corn Bread
  • Romaine Salad
  • Vegetarian Lentils
  • Dirty Rice
  • Mac n’ Cheese
  • Spaghetti n’ Sauce
  • Mixed Vegetable Dish