Photos by Robert Woodward


Buffet-style Catering

The buffet-style catering option is best for birthdays, office events, family gatherings, weddings, or just a large carryout meal. The food is sold by the pound and served in buffet-style containers. All food will be hot and ready to eat upon pickup, unless you request otherwise.

This option is available for any size group.

Please reach out to our catering team if you have questions about how much food to order. They’re happy to help! 
(513-533-1957 or catering@elisbarbeque.com)

TIMING:
Please order a minimum of 24 hours in advance.

PRICING:
Food is sold by the whole pound only
(no half pounds)

Hickory Smoked Pulled Pork
$16 per lb

Hickory Smoked Turkey Breast
$19 per lb

Hickory Smoked Ribs
Whole Slab (12 Bones) $30

Creamy Southern Cole Slaw
Cheese Macaroni
Jalapeño Cheddar Grits
Best Baked Beans
Mashed Potatoes
$7 per lb

Jalapeño Cornbread
$2.25 per piece

Sandwich Buns
$3 per dozen

On-site Catering

With the on-site catering option, Eli’s staff will set up our mobile kitchen, grill sandwiches to order, and facilitate buffet service for your guests. 

MINIMUM ORDER:
Reserved for groups of 100+
For smaller groups, check out our Buffet Style Catering

TIMING:
On-site catering dates are limited, please order at least 2 weeks in advance to check for availability. A signed contract and deposit are required to hold the date. A labor charge will apply.

PRICING:
$14/ person
Guests receive a hickory smoked pulled pork sandwich served on a grilled bun and topped with Eli’s Signature BBQ sauce.

Select 2 side items from the list below to accompany the sandwich. (Additional sides may be added at $1 per person per side item.)

Creamy Southern Cole Slaw
Cheese Macaroni
Jalapeño Cheddar Grits
Best Baked Beans
Mashed Potatoes

$16/ person
Guests can choose between hickory smoked pulled pork or hickory smoked turkey breast served on a grilled bun and topped with Eli’s Signature BBQ sauce.

Select 2 side items from the list below to accompany the sandwich. (Additional sides may be added at $1 per person per side item)

Creamy Southern Cole Slaw
Cheese Macaroni
Jalapeño Cheddar Grits
Best Baked Beans
Mashed Potatoes

 

 

Reheating Instructions:

Set oven to 225 degrees. Place pan in oven with the metal lid on. If given a plastic lid, replace it with foil. Stir occasionally to ensure even heating. Heat to 165° and serve.

1–4 lbs: 30 minutes
5–9 lbs: 45 minutes
10lbs or more: 60 minutes+

 

 

FAQ

What are the recommended serving sizes?
Pork: 3 servings per pound
Turkey: 3 servings per pound
Ribs: 3 ribs per person
Macaroni and Cheese: 3 servings per pound
Mashed Potatoes: 3 servings per pound
Baked Beans: 6 servings per pound
Coleslaw: 6 servings per pound
Jalapeño Cheddar Grits: 6 servings per pound

Are buns included like BBQ sauce is?
No. They are $3 per dozen.

Is on-site catering available year-round?
No. It is available April–October.

Can on-site be indoors?
No. Outdoor space is required. 

Do you deliver?
We can, depending on availability.
There is a $300 minimum Mon–Thurs
and a $500 minimum Fri–Sun.
Delivery fee will apply. 

Do you roast whole hogs?
No.