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Wedding Catering Made Perfect with Barbecue

Posted by on 10:13 am in affordable wedding catering, bbq catering richmond va, richmond barbecue catering, wedding caterers in richmond, wedding catering | 0 comments

Congratulations on your engagement during this busy season! For sure you have plenty of things on your mind at this time, but make no mistake, the catering is always at the top of the list for almost everybody. The food is a key part. Always! Whether it’s a formal or informal wedding, you must serve great food to your guests. Of course you can choose from plenty of food options, depending on the guests you will be having and their preferences, but the fact is that, you’ll never go wrong with BBQ. If you are looking for the finest wedding catering in Richmond VA, then call Piedmont Smokehouse today. A family owned business, Piedmont has been doing wedding catering for many years now. Pit Master Chris McPherson has vast culinary experience, having worked in restaurants in New Orleans, Steamboat Springs, Flagstaff, Austin and New York. Piedmont Smokehouse serves authentic Virginia style barbecue and artisanal delights to those who want only the very best. It’s not just about the food. Everything about the wedding catering in Richmond VA has to be perfect for it to be a memorable event. This includes the plates and utensils, service, clean up, décor, and of course the selection of the venue and the actual food. The rustic chic décor goes very well with the BBQ, but you can go for picnic weddings as well. So remember, work with the wedding caterer while selecting everything, including the venue and décor. You will give your guests the ultimate wedding food experience. The Food Yes, there are other important factors too, but of course the food is always going to be the most important thing. Most caterers will offer you a menu, but remember, it’s always best to work with somebody who offers you plenty of options to choose from. In other words, you should be able to customize the kind of food you want to serve. Look at the meat options. How many do you see? And what about the variety. If your caterer is offering you a lot of variety, then you can be sure of the expertise, because only somebody with a lot of experience and confidence would offer you so many choices. You should also look at the sides, sandwich sauces and spreads, the gourmet rolls, breads, and finally the drinks. Don’t neglect any area because you will want to make the wedding catering Richmond VA the perfect thing. Always talk it over with your caterer. Make sure that you are selecting the right BBQ catering Richmond VA combination. Remember, not every sauce and bread will go with every meat. Don’t rush it. Take your time while you are making the decisions. After all, it’s not every day that you are planning for a wedding. It demands your complete attention.   Contact Us today to discuss your plans and menu or use our custom menu page to start planning...

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Piedmont Smokehouse – Most Read in Richmond BizSense

Posted by on 7:24 pm in bbq catering richmond va, BBQ Restaurant, BBQ Restaurant Richmond, Real Virginia Barbecue | 0 comments

Thank you to everyone who made Piedmont Smokehouse BBQ Restaurant and Catering the most read of the week in Richmond BizSense.com for the week of 9/11!   Also, want to thank the overwhelming turn out and positive reviews from everyone who came out to try our new BBQ restaurant. Piedmont Smokehouse BBQ Restaurant’s hours are Friday-Saturday 11a-8p and Sunday-Monday 11a-7p. Check back often to see our sit down and takeout...

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Piedmont Smokehouse Grand Opening Celebration on October 14, 2017

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BBQ restaurant grand opening celebration on October 14, 2017 – in the heart of Goochland – less than 15 minutes from Short Pump A new quick-serve sit down and takeout Barbecue restaurant opened September 1 and is having a grand opening celebration on October 14. About 10 minutes west of 288 and Broad Street Road, the grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony will have music, food, pumpkins, bounce house and other family-friendly activities. Piedmont Smokehouse, which originally opened as a catering and food truck business in 2011 out of Goochland, has updated a rural, historic, and iconic Goochland building to dedicate to traditional Virginia-style Barbecue. The menu will have all the traditional items that locals love such as Pulled Pork, Pork Spareribs, BBQ Chicken, Smoked Macaroni and Cheese, Smoked Pit Beans, Creamy Cole Slaw and Picnic Style Potato Salad. Three scratch made regional sauces compliment the menu – North Carolina pepper vinegar, Georgia style mustard sauce and Memphis red sauce. “We are dedicated to Authentic Virginia Style Barbecue.” Says Pit Master and owner Chris McPherson. “Many people don’t know this, but Southern Style Barbecue actually began right here in America’s first Colony before migrating to the Carolinas. We smoke all of our meats using only local Red Oak and Hickory on our custom-built smoker parked right out back.” Piedmont Smokehouse Barbeque is a family owned business located in the beautiful Piedmont region of Central Virginia. After formal culinary training focusing on regional cuisine, Pit Master Chris McPherson spent many years in the restaurant business in New York, Austin, Flagstaff, Steamboat Springs, and New Orleans. As a resident of Virginia for almost 20 years, BBQ, with all of the history and cultural significance of the cooking style, fascinated the future Pit Master. After several years’ honing his smoking skills and recipes, Piedmont Smokehouse first opened a food truck in 2011. With the insistence of many private catering clients, opening the restaurant is the next step for Piedmont Smokehouse. Piedmont Smokehouse is located just off the Oilville exit in Goochland County – less than 15 minutes west of Short Pump. Located in a 100-year old iconic building on Broadstreet Road (Rte. 250). Doors opened on September 1. For more information about Piedmont Smokehouse go to www.piedmontsmokehouse.com or call 804-972-4070. For more information about the origination of Barbecue in America and how Virginia is “not only home to Presidents, but to Barbecue” please visit...

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Winner Winner – Barbecue dinner!

Posted by on 7:48 pm in BBQ Restaurant, BBQ Restaurant Richmond, Real Virginia Barbecue | 0 comments

BBQ restaurant opens September 1, 2017, in the heart of Goochland County – only 15 minutes from Short Pump A new quick-serve sit down and takeout Barbecue restaurant is opening soon in the heart of Goochland – only 10 minutes west of Short Pump on Broad Street. Piedmont Smokehouse, which opened as a catering and food truck business in 2011 out of Goochland, has updated a rural, historic, and iconic Goochland building to dedicate to traditional Virginia-style Barbecue. The menu will have all the traditional items that locals love such as Pulled Pork, Pork Spareribs, BBQ Chicken, Smoked Macaroni and Cheese, Smoked Pit Beans, Creamy Cole Slaw and Picnic Style Potato Salad. Three scratch made regional sauces compliment the menu – North Carolina pepper vinegar, Georgia style mustard sauce and Memphis red sauce. “We are dedicated to Authentic Virginia Style Barbecue.” Says Pit Master and owner Chris McPherson. “Many people don’t know this, but Southern Style Barbecue actually began right here in America’s first Colony before migrating to the Carolinas. We smoke all of our meats using only local Red Oak and Hickory on our custom-built smoker parked right out back.” Piedmont Smokehouse Barbeque is a family owned business located in the beautiful Piedmont region of Central Virginia. After formal culinary training focusing on regional cuisine, Pit Master Chris McPherson spent many years in the restaurant business in New York, Austin, Flagstaff, Steamboat Springs, and New Orleans. As a resident of Virginia for almost 20 years, BBQ, with all of the history and cultural significance of the cooking style, fascinated the future Pit Master. After several years’ honing his smoking skills and recipes, Piedmont Smokehouse first opened a food truck in 2011. With the insistence of many private catering clients, opening the restaurant is the next step for Piedmont Smokehouse. Piedmont Smokehouse is located just off the Oilville exit in Goochland County – only 15 minutes West of Short Pump. Located in a 100-year old iconic building on Broadstreet Road (Rte. 250). Grand opening September 2017. For more information about Piedmont Smokehouse go to www.piedmontsmokehouse.com or call 804-972-4070. For more information about the origination of Barbecue in America and how Virginia is “not only home to Presidents, but to Barbecue” please visit...

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Celebrate Independence Day with BBQ

Posted by on 4:08 pm in Bbq catering delivery, bbq catering richmond va, Real Virginia Barbecue, richmond barbecue catering, whole hog bbq catering | 0 comments

Independence Day. The 4th of July. The day we celebrate the wonder and beauty that is America. What better way to honor our forefathers than with the most American of celebration foods – Barbecue! From the fire-y to the sweet, and from white to almost black, across this great nation is a beautiful rainbow of…barbecue. Here in Virginia – pork is king. We can’t get enough pulled pork, pork spareribs, chopped pork and baby backs.  If you head down to Texas, its all about the beef – brisket of course. Have you ever seen a beef rib? They look like dinosaur bones. Ever seen a Tri-Tip? Yeah, me neither. Down in Alabama, chicken is the queen – Alabamanaians (sp?) even created their very own regional sauce made just for chicken. The sauce rainbow starts with Alabama white. Alabama is BBQ famous for it’s fabulous white barbecue sauce – a tangy mix of mayo, vinegar or apple juice and pepper – made especially for chicken. Kansas City’s thick and sweet sauces can be almost black from molasses, while South Carolina has a lovely “Carolina Gold” mustard-based BBQ sauce. North Carolina likes to keep it simple with a spiced pepper vinegar, while St. Louis and Memphis like a mix between the Kansas City and NC – its redder, thinner and tangy! Pitmaster Chris makes all of the Piedmont Smokehouse BBQ sauces from scratch – at every on-site catering event, we always bring three regional sauces; Piedmont Smokehouse offers a traditional North Carolina Vinegar sauce, a Memphis-style red BBQ sauce, and our locally famous from scratch South Carolina-style mustard BBQ sauce. Give Piedmont Smokehouse a call for any Barbecue Catering in Richmond, VA. We also serve most of Central Virginia. If you prefer, email us your selections for a custom menu and we will call you within one business day to discuss. If you are interested in a good old fashioned pig pickin’ (whole hog bbq roast), we need at least a two-week...

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Affordable full service wedding catering = Piedmont Smokehouse BBQ

Posted by on 8:02 pm in affordable wedding catering, Bbq catering delivery, bbq catering richmond va, wedding caterers in richmond | 0 comments

The food is always a key part of any wedding – whether it’s formal or informal, we know you want to serve great food to your guests, and without breaking the bank. There are so many other food options – but you’ll never go wrong with BBQ, and depending on the menu you choose it can be very affordable – even for full-service catering. Piedmont Smokehouse are experts at helping to craft a menu that is not only BBQ delicious, but we can also create some vegetarian and kid-friendly items to make everyone happy. If you are looking for the finest wedding catering in Richmond VA, then call Piedmont Smokehouse today. A family owned business, Piedmont has been doing wedding catering for many years now. Pit Master Chris McPherson has vast culinary experience, having worked in restaurants in New Orleans, Steamboat Springs, Flagstaff, Austin and New York. Piedmont Smokehouse serves authentic Virginia style barbecue and artisanal delights to those who want only the very best. It’s not just about the food. Everything about the wedding catering in Richmond VA has to be perfect for it to be a memorable event. This includes the plates and utensils, service, clean up, décor, and of course the selection of the venue and the actual food. The rustic chic décor goes very well with the BBQ, but you can go for picnic weddings as well. So remember, work with the wedding caterer while selecting everything, including the venue and décor. You will give your guests the ultimate wedding food experience. Call 804-972-4070, email or fill out a custom menu and we will get back to you within one business...

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Summertime is whole hog Barbecue time

Posted by on 2:23 pm in affordable wedding catering, bbq catering richmond va, richmond barbecue catering, whole hog bbq, whole hog bbq catering | 0 comments

Whether you call it a Pig Pickin’, a Whole Hog BBQ or a Whole Hog Roast – here at Piedmont Smokehouse, we are experts and very particular about our whole hog BBQ. So much so, that we serve only locally raised hogs. Our whole hog BBQ is always the star of the show. Cooked with smoke only… no gas here! A Pig Pickin’ is perfect for family reunions, parties, or weddings of 100 or more – and don’t worry, we’ll bring our custom built catering trailer, showcase the pig in all of its roasted glory to the crowd, then pull all of the delicious pork BBQ for your meal. We’ll also bring all of our fabulous scratch made BBQ sides and three regional sauces. Piedmont Smokehouse offers a traditional North Carolina Vinegar sauce, a Memphis-style red BBQ sauce, and our locally famous from scratch South Carolina-style mustard BBQ sauce. Our full service / onsite whole hog option requires a minimum of two weeks’ notice to ensure sourcing of the perfect local hog and prep. We welcome the opportunity to prepare our delicious, slow-cooked whole hog BBQ that’s sure to be the highlight at your next gathering or celebration. Whole hog BBQ is the ultimate BBQ Catering experience. Contact us or send one of our custom menu forms – we will get back to you within one business...

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Outdoor BBQ Season Starts!

Posted by on 12:40 pm in Bbq catering, Bbq catering delivery, bbq catering richmond va, wedding caterers in richmond | 0 comments

This is it – what we wait for all year. Memorial Day. The unofficial start of summer. School is done, the weather is warm, the rain finally stops, and BBQ season begins! Whether you are planning a neighborhood holiday party, corporate picnic party or just having all of your family for a summer reunion – we know you have tons of things on your mind this time of the year, and food is at the top of the list for almost everybody! Whether it’s formal or informal, you want to serve great food to your guests. Of course you can choose from plenty of food options and create your own menu depending on the guests you will be having and their preferences, but the fact is that, you will never go wrong with our BBQ catering menu. Everyone will love it. BBQ catering is the right option for many types of events, including your summer holiday events. If you have selected the right catering company, then you can be sure that the food will taste wonderful. Your guests are sure to appreciate this type of food virtually anywhere. But it is still quite inexpensive, and thus convenient for most people. That’s precisely why BBQ has become so popular among those who are looking forward to hosting all types of events. For all of your catering needs, from a simple drop off to a full service catered wedding, call or email Piedmont Smokehouse...

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Spring Weddings + Barbecue = WOW

Posted by on 12:49 pm in affordable wedding catering, bbq catering richmond va, wedding caterers in richmond, wedding catering | 0 comments

Congratulations on your engagement! Now, it’s time to plan the wedding. The food is always a key part of any wedding – whether it’s formal or informal, you want to serve great food to your guests. There are so many food options – but you will never go wrong with BBQ. If you are looking for the finest wedding catering in Richmond VA, then call Piedmont Smokehouse today. A family owned business, Piedmont has been doing wedding catering for many years now. Pit Master Chris McPherson has vast culinary experience, having worked in restaurants in New Orleans, Steamboat Springs, Flagstaff, Austin and New York. Piedmont Smokehouse serves authentic Virginia style barbecue and artisanal delights to those who want only the very best. It’s not just about the food. Everything about the wedding catering in Richmond VA has to be perfect for it to be a memorable event. This includes the plates and utensils, service, clean up, décor, and of course the selection of the venue and the actual food. The rustic chic décor goes very well with the BBQ, but you can go for picnic weddings as well. So remember, work with the wedding caterer while selecting everything, including the venue and décor. You will give your guests the ultimate wedding food experience. Call 804-972-4070, email or fill out a custom menu and we will get back to you within one business...

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Celebrate Graduations with Piedmont Smokehouse BBQ

Posted by on 10:30 am in bbq catering richmond va, Graduation Catering, Graduation Party Catering, whole hog bbq | 0 comments

It’s graduation party time! Create an unforgettable graduation party by serving family and friends great local, freshly prepared barbecue. Everyone loves a backyard BBQ. It’s the perfect opportunity to relax, socialize, and of course enjoy some amazing lip-smacking delicacies. If you are looking for the finest graduation party catering in central Virginia, then call Piedmont Smokehouse. We can even do a good old fashioned Pig Pickin! A family owned business, Piedmont has been doing catering for many years now. Pit Master Chris McPherson has a lot of experience, having worked in restaurants in New Orleans, Steamboat Springs, Flagstaff, Austin and New York. Piedmont Smokehouse serves authentic Virginia style barbecue and artisanal delights to everybody who wants only the very best. It’s not just about the food. Everything about the party catering has to be perfect for it to be a memorable event. This includes the plates and utensils, service, clean up, décor, and of course the selection of the venue and the actual food. The rustic chic décor goes very well with the BBQ, but you can go for a picnic party as well. It’s great for a lot of people. Call, email or fill out a custom menu and we will get back to you within one business...

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