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Welcome to Ben's BBQ and Catering

We prepare our Southern BBQ, Seafood, and Cajun Cuisine using only the freshest and highest quality ingredients. Our BBQ flavors have been perfected using time-tested techniques combining indirect heat, natural wood smoke, sugar and spices, and a passion for preserving and serving an American culinary classic inspired by down-home regional recipes. We continually strive to provide our customers with hospitality and exceptional service. We cater parties of 60 to 1,000 people.

American BBQ and Culinary Classics

BBQ flavors perfected using time-tested techniques combining indirect heat, natural wood smoke, sugar and spices, and a passion for serving American culinary classics inspired by down-home regional recipes.

Providing customers with hospitality, and exceptional service. With a menu available for all types of events, see more about individual packages to customize the experience for your next party or event.

Awards:
The Kansas City Barbeque Society
International Chili Society
Official Kansas City Barbeque Society Judge
ServeSafe Manager Certificate

APPETIZERS

Add to any package or pick 6 for its own package!
Choose up to six appetizers for $29 per person plus sales tax based upon 60 adult minimum for an appetizer party, $10 per person for up to three appetizers if added to a package or a custom event menu.
Prices are subject to change based upon market conditions.

APPETIZERS

Meat
  • > Pulled Pork Sliders topped
    with Tangy Slaw
  • > Brisket Sliders with Horseradish
    BBQ Sauce
  • > Pulled Pork Plantain Tostones
  • > Hand Made Meatballs in Marinara
  • > BBQ Meats (BBQ Chicken, Pork or Brisket) Quesadillas

APPETIZERS

Poultry
  • > Chicken Satay
  • > BBQ, Buffalo or Jerk Wings
  • > Pulled BBQ Chicken Sliders

APPETIZERS

Seafood
  • > Coconut Shrimp with Orange/Ginger dipping sauce
  • > Scallops Wrapped in Bacon
  • > Mini Crabcakes served with Remoulade
  • > Shrimp Cocktail with Cocktail Sauce
  • > Shrimp & Bay Scallop Lime and Cilantro Ceviche served in small cups
  • > Blackened Salmon or Shrimp Quesadillas 

APPETIZERS

Vegetarian
  • > Grilled Stuffed Jalapenos
  • > Vegetable Kabobs
  • > Assorted Cheese and Fruit Platter
  • > Veggie Platter
  • > Stuffed Mushrooms
  • > Creole Deviled Eggs
  • > Grilled Portobello’s with Floral Beurre Blanc (INT)
  • > Bruschetta Crostini
  • > Avocado Crostini with Tomatoes, Capers, Olives, Almonds, and Arugula 
  • > Grilled Onion, Vegetable and
    Goat Cheese Quesadillas
  • > Prosciutto-Wrapped asparagus
    (with melon)
  • > Caprese Skewers of Mozzarella, Cherry Tomatoes, Basil, Balsamic reduction

SELECT A PACKAGE

All rubs, sauces and sides are signature and made from scratch! All packages are based per person plus sales tax and travel service fees, if applicable.

COOK-OUT

$21.95
  • > Hamburgers, Veggie or Turkey Burgers (served with buns and fixings)
  • > Hotdogs (served with buns and fixings)
  • > Ben’s Award Winning BBQ Baked Beans (vegetarian, pork or brisket)
  • > Macaroni Salad
  • > Signature Cole Slaw
  • > Mixed Greens Salad (with gorgonzola, dried cranberries, pecans) with basil balsamic dressing
  • > Watermelon or Brownies

CAJUN CRAWFISH

$34.95
  • > Gumbo (seafood or chicken & sausage)
  • > Fresh Crawfish Boil (with new potatoes & corn on cob)
  • > Jambalaya
  • > Macaroni & Cheese
  • > Corn Bread with Honey Butter
  • > Spinach and Strawberry Salad Ponchatoula
  • > Remoulade Slaw
  • > Vanilla Wafer Banana Pudding or Brownies 
  • > Watermelon

LUAU

$33.95
  • > Kalua Pig Whole or Pulled served with buns
  • > Coconut Shrimp
  • > Teriyaki Glazed Chicken Skewers
  • > Hawaiian Sticky Rice
  • > Hawaiian Baked Beans
  • > Grilled Pineapple Skewers
  • > Asian Slaw
  • > Banana Coconut Ginger Snap Pudding

SOUTHERN AWARD WINNING BBQ LOVERS

$35.95
  • > Baby Back Ribs
  • > BBQ Brisket (served with buns)
  • > Pulled Pork (served with buns)
  • > BBQ Chicken
  • > Ben’s BBQ Beans (vegetarian, pork or brisket)
  • > Macaroni & Cheese
  • > Tangy Cole Slaw
  • > Mixed Green Salad (with gorgonzola, dried cranberries, pecans) with basil balsamic dressing
  • > Brownies or Vanilla Wafer Banana Pudding
  • > Watermelon

SELECT A PACKAGE

Unless otherwise agreed upon, all packages include food station tent buffet set up with high quality disposable utensils, plates, aluminum steam pans and napkins. 
Porcelain plates, silverware, cloth napkins and chrome chafers are available for an additional cost. Bartenders and additional staff are all available for additional cost.

CLAMBAKE

$36.95
  • > Clam Chowder
  • > Lobster tail served with drawn butter or BBQ Chicken
  • > Cherrystone Clams and Mussels simply steamed with drawn butter or in wine, garlic and parsley
  • > Fresh Corn on the Cob
  • > Red Bliss Potato Salad
  • > Creamy Cole Slaw
  • > Corn Bread
  • > Brownies
  • > Chilled Watermelon

LOW COUNTRY OYSTER ROAST 

$36.95
  • > Oyster Gumbo
  • > Select Blue Point or Chesapeake Oysters Smoked or Steamed
  • > Ben’s Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwiches with Slaw
  • > Grilled Chicken Skewers
  • > Macaroni & Cheese
  • > Fresh Corn on the Cob
  • > Corn Bread with honey butter
  • > Mixed Green Salad (with gorgonzola, dried cranberries, pecans) with basil balsamic dressing
  • > Watermelon

CRAB BOIL

$36.95
  • > Crab Gazpacho
  • > Blue Whole Crab Boil
  • > Hamburgers/Turkey Burgers with buns and fixings
  • > Macaroni & Cheese
  • > Potato Salad or Corn on the Cob
  • > Cole Slaw
  • > Mixed Green Salad (with gorgonzola, dried cranberries, pecans) with basil balsamic dressing
  • > Watermelon
  • > Brownies

CARRABEAN QUEEN

$29.95
  • > Jerk Chicken
  • > Coconut Shrimp with dipping sauce
  • > Mango Salsa Salad
  • > Coconut Corn or Cob (herb, chili–lime or BBQ butter)
  • > Peas and Rice
  • > Romaine Salad
  • > Banana Coconut Ginger Snap Pudding

MEDITERRANEAN 

$32.95
  • > Seafood Salad
  • > BBQ Lamb Shank or Lamb Burgers with fixings
  • > Herb Marinated Chicken Kabobs
  • > Mediterranean Couscous Salad (marinated artichoke hearts, feta cheese, and olives)
  • > Grilled Eggplant and Red Peppers with Mint-Cumin Dressing
  • > Greek Salad
  • > Fruit Salad

SELECT A PACKAGE

We generally do not need an electricity source or indoor or kitchen access. An outdoor water source is appreciated but not absolutely necessary.

CHICKEN & RIBS

$31.95
  • > Award Winning Baby Back Ribs
  • > Award Winning BBQ Chicken
  • > Choice of Hamburgers, Cheeseburgers, Turkey Burgers and/or Chipotle Black Bean Veggie Burgers (served with buns and fixings)
  • > Hotdogs (served with buns and fixings)
  • > BBQ Beans (vegetarian, pork or brisket) or Texas Caviar (cold tangy black-eyed bean salad)
  • > Crunchy Cole Slaw
  • > Vanilla Wafer Banana Pudding or Brownies 
  • > Watermelon

WHOLE HOG BBQ

$29.95
  • > Whole Hog served with buns
  • > Choice of Hamburgers, Cheeseburgers, Turkey Burgers, and Chipotle Black Bean Veggie Burgers (served with buns and fixings)
  • > Macaroni & Cheese
  • > BBQ Beans (vegetarian, pork or brisket) or Texas Caviar (cold tangy black-eyed bean salad)
  • > Mixed Green Salad (with gorgonzola, dried cranberries, pecans) with basil balsamic dressing
  • > Tangy Cole Slaw
  • > Brownies 
  • > Watermelon

SURF & TURF

$54.95
  • > Shrimp Cocktail or Shrimp and Bay Scallop Ceviche
  • > Filet Mignon
  • > Lobster Tails
  • > Grilled Asparagus
  • > Black Truffle Mac & Cheese (plain, crab, jalapeno, gluten free or bacon)
  • > Corn on Cob
  • > Dinner Rolls
  • > Mixed Green Salad (with gorgonzola, dried cranberries, pecans) with basil balsamic dressing
  • > Apple or Berry Crisp
  • > Watermelon

VEGGIE DELIGHT

$27.95
  • > Feta & Olive Quesadillas
  • > Chipotle Black Bean Burgers with whole grain buns and fixings
  • > Penne Vodka or Baked Ziti or Mac & Cheese or Quinoa Salad
  • > Herb Marinated Vegetable Kabobs
  • > Corn on the Cob
  • > Mixed Greens Salad (with gorgonzola, dried cranberries, pecans) with basil balsamic dressing
  • > Watermelon

FIN & FEATHER FRY

$28.95
  • > Fried Catfish
  • > Fried Chicken
  • > Hamburgers/Turkey Burgers with buns and fixings
  • > French or Sweet Potato Fries
  • > Macaroni & Cheese
  • > Mixed Greens Salad (with gorgonzola, dried cranberries, pecans) with basil balsamic dressing
  • > Cole Slaw
  • > Brownies
  • > Watermelon

BEVERAGES

Ice cold bottled lemonade, iced tea, popular soda brands,
and water is additional $2.50 per person.

EVENTS

Upcoming Events

May 28-29 Blues, Wine & BBQ Festival at Schooley’s Mountain Park, Long Valley, NJ
September 24 Hamilton Park BBQ Festival, Jersey City, NJ

Recent Events

Laurita Winery Gourmet Food Truck Festival, New Egypt, NJ
Monmouth Park Craft Beer & BBQ Festival, Keyport, NJ
Avis Rental Car Company Picnic, Newark Airport, NJ
Jersey City Freedom & Fireworks Festival, NJ
Hamilton Park BBQ Festival, Jersey City, NJ
Raritan Bay Waterpark BBQ Showdown, South Amboy, NJ
Lonza Company Picnic, Allendale, NJ
MetroHealth Company Picnic, NY, NY
Hudson Farm, Private Event
Many Private Weddings and Soirées 

In the Press

Ben’s BBQ & Catering Co. are happy after winning four awards, including best pitmaster, at the BBQ & Craft Beer Festival. Read More

Ben’s BBQ & Catering Co., took top honors in pork for pulled pork sandwich and best BBQ specialty for his BBQ beans. Read More

Ben's BBQ and Catering at the Monmouth County car show. Read More

Ben's BBQ and Catering at the BBQ & Craft Beer Fest at Monmouth Park. Read More


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Email: bensamericanbbq@gmail.com
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