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.

For larger groups/events, check out our on-site catering.

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
$15 per lb

Hickory Smoked Turkey Breast
$18 per lb

Hickory Smoked Ribs
Whole Slab (12 Bones) $30

Creamy Southern Cole Slaw
Cheese Macaroni
Jalapeño Cheddar Grits
Best Baked Beans (vegetarian)
Mashed Potatoes
$6 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:
$1,000
(Typically parties 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:
$13/ 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

$15/ 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 (vegetarian)
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.