Let Miss Essie’s Catering make your next corporate event, family gathering or celebration memorable. We provide outstanding cuisine in a variety of styles for both small and large groups.. Our catering menu includes our award winning smoked meats and sauces, along with many choices of side dishes. In addition to the listed menu options, we can provide you with specialized menus developed in a personal consultation with Miss Essie’s Chef based on your tastes and budget. Decorations, floral arrangements, and rental equipment can also be provided.
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Delivery: Food is prepared at the Miss Essie’s Southern BBQ Location and delivered to you at your site of choice, at a specific time. Our staff will arrive 30 to 45 minutes prior to your event to set up chafing dishes, linens, utensils. Once your event is complete, our staff will return to clean up and retrieve equipment.
Onsite Grill: Miss Essie’s Southern BBQ will bring the smokers and crew to you, Miss Essie’s will grill and smoke our award winning meats on-sight allowing your guests to be served fresh out of the smoker and straight to their plate.
Price of meals are per person, with minimum of 50 people. Quality black plastic disposable service ware, delivery and set up of buffet are included.
Prices include: (1) One Entrée, (2) Two Hot Side Dishes, (1) One Salad, (1) One Assorted Roll and Butter, and (1) Choice choice of either bottled water or Lemonade.
Lunch/Dinner Entrée’s (choice of 1)

Miss Essie’s BBQ Buffet

$13 - $22

Meat choices include; Smoked season BBQ chicken, Smoke pork, Smoked sliced beef brisket, smoked fall off the bone pork ribs 1 meat $13, 2 meats $16, 3 meats $19 Ribs BBQ

Beef Pot Roast


Traditional tender braised beef with carrots, pearl onions, and celery. Beef demi-glace and fresh herbs.

Oven Roasted New York Strip Loin


Tender and flavorful, cooked to your preference. Wild mushroom burgundy sauce. This item can be smoke roasted, if you prefer.

Grilled Choice Steaks

$16 - $35

Cuts available and market priced. Flat iron, Top Sirloin, Rib Eye, New York, Tenderloin. Served with Sautéed onions and mushrooms. (Ask about our ability to grill on site for your outdoor event. Additional charges apply)

Chicken Piccata


Seared Airline breast of chicken. Capers, mushrooms, lemon, white wine, fresh herbs and butter.

Chicken Fried Chicken  


Boneless skinless breast of chicken, breaded and crispy pan-fried. Topped with creamed sauce supreme.

Margarita Chicken  


Airline breast of chicken marinated with lime, garlic, and cilantro. Grilled and served with Mango salsa or Pico d gallo

Prosciutto stuffed Chicken  


Boneless skinless chicken stuffed with Swiss cheese and prosciutto ham. Breaded and fried, served with a white wine, sundried tomato cream sauce.

Roasted Pork Loin  


Smoked and roasted. Served sliced with dried cherry brown pork reduction sauce.

Fillet of Salmon  


Sustainably sourced Atlantic salmon, seared and served with a fresh dill, lemon, cream sauce with fresh-diced tomatoes.



Deep dish with ground beef and Italian sausage or Alfredo sauce, shredded chicken, spinach and mushroom. Mozzarella, ricotta and parmesan cheeses. Choose one additional side

Mexican Buffet  


Shredded chicken, shredded pork, seasoned ground beef, flour, corn and crispy tortillas. Salsa, pico, guacamole, sour cream, cilantro, crema, limes, lettuce and cheese. Served with Spanish rice, and one other hot side and your choice of salad.

Hot Side Dishes (choice of 2)

  • Miss Essie’s Southern Mashed Potatoes. Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes, herb roasted baby reds, mac and cheese, creamy herbed polenta with parmesan and herbs, blended wild and white rice pilaf.
  • Mixed Seasonal Vegetables. Steamed and herbed with butter, sautéed shaved Brussels sprouts with onion, bacon, and dried cranberries, glazed carrots with dill, baby green beans almandine.
  • Miss Essies Bistro Vegetables. Miss Essies loaded sweet corn, Miss Essies Bacon and Onion Green Beans, Bake Beans

Salads (choice of 1)

  • Caesar Salad. Crisp Romaine lettuce with Parmesan , hand crafted croutons, and classic Caesar dressing
  • Spinach Salad. Tender Spinach with sliced mushrooms, dried cranberries, candied pecans and bacon crumbles poppy seed dressing
  • Mixed Greens. Mixed blend of lettuce with grape tomatoes, cucumbers, carrot julienne, with ranch and raspberry vinaigrette.
  • Greek Salad. Mixed crisp greens, cucumbers, tomatoes, kalamata olives, feta cheese crumble and lemon oregano vinaigrette.
  • Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella (Add $2 per person). With white balsamic vinaigrette, fresh basil, sea salt and EVOO.

Breads (choice of 1)

  • Corn Bread (add $1)
  • Dinner Rolls
  • Texas Toast

(All bread Comes with Butter Chips)


  • Assorted cookies, brownies and lemon bars
  • Cheesecake individuals. Grahm or Oreo crust, raspberry puree
  • Vanilla pound cake with assorted berry compote and whipped cream
  • Chocolate mousse domes with Blackberries and whipped cream
  • Apple Cobbler, Peach Cobbler or crisp with whipped cream or crème anglaise
  • Cream brulee
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