American BBQ Catering

Backyard Grilling Packages

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Grill Master On-Site Cooking

STAFFED BUFFET

The Grill Master will arrive 60 minutes before your scheduled serve time with a Grill & Equipment to cook your favorite Backyard Menu, fresh on-site.

The Buffet Attendant(s) will professionally set-up your buffet with warming pans, menu signs, decorations, plates, flatware, napkins, and serving utensils. 

Your Server will keep your food freshly stocked and pipin’ hot, while describing the different menu items to your guests. When everyone is full, they will package any leftovers, clean up the buffet and surroundings. Total buffet service time is 1 to 1-1/2 hours.

Please plan to provide 2x 8ft Tables & 1 x6ft Table with coverings (inside or outside) on a level surface for the buffet.

The Grill Service Fee of $400.00 includes a Grill Master & a Buffet Attendant. Additional Servers are required per 75 guests.

Delivery for distances up to 30 minutes from our restaurant is included with the fee.

A Combined Gratuity & Administration Fee of 18% will be automatically included on the invoice.

STEP 3

Call us at 978-948-7900
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*Once confirmed by our catering office, a Deposit by Credit Card or Check guarantees your order.

STEP 4

Relax & Enjoy!

What Our Customers Say…

I just wanted to send a quick note to say thank you for catering our wedding! We had the BEST time and all of our guests enjoyed the food. Your employee was incredible. She was so kind, happy, and smiling the whole time. She really worked hard. Again, thank you so much! We’re definitely recommending you to our friends and our guests are still raving about the food.

Wedding Catering Customer

Thank you for the service provided for our annual BBQ. The caterer and cook were amazing, their customer service exceeded expectations; the food was delicious. Thank you for making our gathering a success.

Corporate Catering Customer

The American BQQ was a hit at our wedding — everyone could not stop talking about how great it was! They are professional, responsive, affordable, and delicious. The entire staff was amazing and they’re extremely helpful throughout the planning process (They brought up things I didn’t even think of.) I can’t recommend them enough!

Wedding Catering Customer

The food for our Summer Outing was excellent. Everyone from your team was a pleasure to work with from the very first email I sent, to the servers and cooks at the event. We will definitely keep you in mind for future events.

Corporate Catering Customer

We’re back from our honeymoon and just wanted to say THANK YOUUU! So many people commented on how delicious the food was. Paul and I enjoyed a generous helping of BBQ on our wedding day and from the leftovers! You guys did a wonderful job and we are so glad we chose you to help make our day so special. We’ll see you at the Rowley restaurant soon!

Wedding Catering Customer

Thank you, thank you, thank you for a wonderful BBQ. The food was delicious. Your staff was great and supportive to make sure everything was perfect for us. There was so much to eat, we enjoyed it again the day after. Thank you for making our kick-off to summer a hit. We will certainly be seeing you again.

Corporate Catering Customer

Michele and her team were amazing! We had a multicultural wedding where we merged BBQ with Nigerian food. Michelle worked with us to make a buffet where our guests were able to try both food types. Everyone was raving about the food and I was so thankful we went through a company that was so punctual, organized and produced such a delicious meal! Thanks so much!

Wedding Catering Customer
American BBQ Catering

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Smoked BBQ Packages

Choose one of our customizable menus for any occasion. We will deliver and set up for self-service buffet, or provide staffing if desired. This is the perfect option for parties of 25 or more.

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Backyard Grilling

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Looking for the ultimate grilling experience without spending your day behind the grill? We’ll bring everything, and you get to enjoy yourself. For parties of 50 or more.

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 Bulk á la Carte Menu

Unexpected guests? Not to worry! Whether you need food for 2 or 20, we have everything you need in multiple sizes for pick-up at any time. Great for outdoor parties too!

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Before placing your order, please inform your server if a person in your party has a food allergy. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Frequently Asked Questions

Dates, Guest Count & Rain Dates:

After you have decided on a date, give us a call at 978-921-2272 to make your reservation.
For smaller events an e-mail confirmation along with a deposit would secure the date.
For large events, we will need A signed contract along with stated deposit.
Upon receipt, we will return a copy of the signed agreement.

You may postpone your event if you let us know by 6:00pm two days before the event. You can reschedule based on availability.

We all get wet unless you have made suitable protection for your guests.

10 days before your event by phone or e-mail. At this point you cannot decrease the guest count.

After you give us your final guest count, 10 days before your event, you can add to the guest count by contacting us but you cannot decrease the number at this point.

Set-Up & Serving Times:

Times vary depending on service options. For delivery & set up we arrive approximately 30-60 minutes prior to your serving time? For full service usually 60 minutes prior to your serving time but may vary depending on menu and guest count.

Please do not confuse the serving time with the arrival time of your guests. If you are planning to have cocktails or appetizers, we suggest a serving time of 1 hour after the arrival time of your guests. It is important to provide our staff with the correct serving time so that our staff can have your food properly prepared and hot when you’re ready to have it served.

This depends on the guest count and if you have requested more than one buffet/serving line.

The buffet/serving line will be open for 1 to 1&1/2 hours, depending on the # of guests.

General Preparations & Info:

A suitable site, two 8’ buffet tables (unless otherwise specified) on a level service and hungry people who really want to enjoy some delicious BBQ!!!

Our staff would appreciate having adequate access to the buffet/cooking area which includes a parking spot as close to the area as possible. A level surface for the buffet tables. If it is at night, adequate lighting for the buffet/cooking area.

Quality food, disposable plates and flatware, serving utensils and chafing pans. We appropriately decorate the buffet, display a framed menu & place cards for each food item. Wet ones & extra paper towels (Up graded disposables place settings or china available)

If it’s full service, for emergency purposes, we bring 5-10% more food than you guaranteed.

After everyone has been served, if more of your menu choices are available, it’s all yours.

After everyone is full, if there are any leftovers, we will pack them up and put them where you request. (We are not responsible for the consumption of leftover food that has not been stored properly)

No, our grills are gas fired units and do not require a fire permit.

Yes, we are fully insured and our employees are properly covered.

Clean-Up & Payment:

We’ll never rush you, but it is likely we will be gone two hours after we begin serving.

We leave the site as clean as we found it. After we have finished serving, if time allows, we will go pick up anything disposable (excluding alcohol related items) on the guest tables and surrounding area.

Payment is due in full on the day of the event unless prior arrangements have been agreed upon. As for gratuity, it can be added to your credit card or offered in cash, which is greatly appreciated for a job well done!