Smoking J's BBQ

The Hudson Valley's Premier BBQ Caterer

Serving New York, Northern New Jersey and Connecticut

*Our minimum is 60 guests for all weekend dates from May thru October*

Authentic Southern BBQ Feasts

Fresh, delicious starters

Roasted Whole Hog

BBQ Ribs

Elegant Buffet Service

Mouthwatering Menu Choices

BBQ Chicken

All Food Grilled On Site

Lovely Food Presentation

Impress Your Party Guests

Delicious Specialty Platters

Carving Station

Fun For All

Top Quality Meats


Ribs And More Ribs

Customizable Menus

Cedar Plank Salmon

Mobile BBQ Pits

Guests Love To Watch Our Pit Chefs In Action

Let Smoking J's Cater Your Wedding or Special Event

Southern Style Pit BBQ Brought Right to Your Event

Looking for an "Upscale" Southern-style BBQ experience? Smoking J's BBQ Catering brings the delicious and wholly unique experience of Southern-style Pit Bar-B-Que to the tri-state area. Serving New York, Connecticut and Northern New Jersey we bring our customers delicious smoked specialty meats and elegant side dishes typically found served at regional feasts. Bringing a well-loved Southern tradition to your event our grill caterers specialize in serving slow, wood-smoked Pit BBQ meats including Pork Shoulder(Pulled Pork), Beef Brisket, Baby Back Ribs and Roasted Whole Hogs, all prepared to a perfect, smoky tenderness. Our secret barbecue rubs and sauces have been refined over many years, and are exclusively our own! Most of all of the smoking will be done on-site, and our experienced pit BBQ chefs and grill crew always strive for flavor excellence. Your party will be a memorable event as our state-of-the-art mobile BBQ pits arrive ready to prepare a truly unique dining experience. A Smoking J's BBQ event will be remembered by guests from the grilled perfection of the meats to the beautiful presentation! Every detail is given expert attention.

Our services

Graduation parties, Weddings, Rehearsal Dinners, Birthday Parties, Holiday Gatherings, Family Reunions, Bar/Bat Mitzvah's, Corporate Outings/Luncheons, Political Events, whatever your reason to have a party, Smoking J's can offer you services for your event planning needs, including service/staffing needs. We can also just simply handle your BBQ menu requirements. We have several different sized mobile BBQ pits in our fleet, and can produce great BBQ for large gatherings of up to 500 people, or for smaller parties or luncheons for 40 or more (please note, 60 guest minimum on weekend dates, May-Oct.) Our staff is trained and are fired up and ready to BBQ NY, BBQ NJ and BBQ CT. Barbecue is our passion, and bringing authentic, yet upscale BBQ parties to you and your guests is what we live for! We are fully licensed and insured. And please remember the BBQ season is just around the corner, so if you're planning a graduation party or outdoor event in NY, NJ or CT... book early. Hudson Valley and Tri-State area Premiere Barbecue Catering.

Why we are the best

Our Fans

"I have had a lot of smoked foods in my life, but NONE of it compares to Smoking J's BBQ." Joe Famularo --James Beard Award Winning Cookbook Author of "The Joy of Grilling"


Our Cooking Secrets


Recipe Corner

From Our Kitchen to Yours!

  • >Beercan Chicken
  • >Backyard Babyback Ribs


Rubs & Sauces

We Got the Secret Sauce!

  • >Smoky Southern Comfort BBQ Sauce
  • >Basic BBQ Rub


Contact us today, and let's get your party smoking!

We serve most locations in the tri-state area and the following counties within New York State :
Hudson Valley, Dutchess, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Columbia, Sullivan, Ulster, Nassau and most NYC counties.
If you reside in Suffolk, Staten Island, Greene, Albany and Rensselaer counties e-mail us to inquire--
we might be able to bring our Southern-style barbecue catering best to you.