Know your Caterer/Pitmaster
There are 2 very important aspects of selecting a bbq caterer, quality and personality. Selecting someone who is outgoing, who can follow directions and understands how to work and event is very important. High quality food is as equally important. Selecting someone with a PROVEN track record is also a good idea. We have hand picked the best local talent and you can be assured that they will provide your event with the best barbecue experience. Also, many of our caterers are from different areas of the country and have moved to Bothell, Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond and Everett, bringing their own southern style and tastes with them.
Find your bbq style
Our caterers provide many different styles of bbq. Most of the time, the “Carolina Style” has been the most popular with our clients. The Carolina Style provided to our barbecue clients is a mix between a vinegar base and mustard base bbq. Bring a towel, because it will get messy.
Choose your meat
The main meats used in our barbecue catering is Pulled Pork, Beef Brisket, Baby Back Ribs, Tri-Tip and Chicken. Honestly, we have many people who order chicken, but who wants something they can get every day? Slow roasted Pulled Pork, Rib and Brisket is not an everyday food like chicken.. our suggestion is to pass on the everyday and go with the rarer meats.
Pick your sides
When thinking about sides, make sure that your thoughts are on what the majority of your guests will want. Many times we find clients ordering what they personally would like to have rather than what most people want. Baked Beans, Cornbread, Coleslaw and Potato Salad are the main sides that we offer and most of the time, they fit perfectly into your event.
Understand your guests
Knowing the actual number of people who are planning on your event is very important. How many adults? How many children? Are there any special needs? Any vegetarians? Knowing your guests is very important. Our caterers make sure they get as much information as possible so that they can tailor a bbq feast that hits the spot! Always overshoot with numbers, at least by a little bit. Nothing is worse than running out of food at a bbq.