Catering Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about our catering.

Top Questions

    Top Questions

  • small arrow Why Famous Dave’s Catering?
    • Famous Dave’s Catering is ideal when you want your event to be delicious, memorable, and stress-free. Our expert catering staff is passionate about the details—expect award-winning food and top-notch customer service.

  • small arrow What makes Famous Dave’s Catering food special?
    • We provide an authentic BBQ experience with meats smoked up to 14 hours over real hickory wood.

      And our hand-crafted sides and desserts are just as delicious.

  • small arrow What kinds of events does Famous Dave’s cater?
    • We cater all kinds of events: corporate events, business luncheons, training sessions, weddings,

      graduations, neighborhood gatherings, dinner parties, church picnics, and more.

  • small arrow What size of events can Famous Dave’s cater?
    • All sizes! No event is too large—or too small—for Famous Dave’s Catering (suggested minimum 10 guests for delivery).

  • small arrow What service levels does Famous Dave’s offer?
    • We offer pick-up, delivery, and full service catering.

  • Ordering

  • small arrow How do I place a catering order?
  • small arrow Where can I find the catering menu?
  • small arrow How do I request a catering quote?
    • You can request a quote online or call us.

  • small arrow How far in advance do I need to place my catering order?
    • It’s best to give us at least 24 hours notice. But hey, if your event is today or tomorrow, call your local Famous Dave's right away and we’ll get things rolling! (Some restrictions may apply.)

  • small arrow How do I make sure there will be enough food for everyone?
  • small arrow Where can I find nutrition and allergen information?
    • You can grab downloadable and shareable pdfs with ingredients, nutrition information, and allergen information right off our website.

  • small arrow I have vegetarians coming to my event. What are my food options?
  • small arrow My event is out of town—how do I figure out which Famous Dave’s to use?
    • You can get catering information for any Famous Dave's from here.

  • Delivery and Setup

  • small arrow Can I get my order delivered?
    • Yes! With the delivery option, our staff brings and sets up your feast with all the utensils, plates, and

      napkins you need. (Minimum order size may apply and delivery fees vary.)

  • small arrow Can I just pick up my catering order myself?
    • Sure! Call the Famous Dave’s near you with your order and desired pick-up time.

  • small arrow What else is included in my catering order?
    • We provide plastic utensils, napkins, wet naps, and extra BBQ sauce for complete meal purchases.

  • small arrow Can I get full service catering from Famous Dave’s?
    • Famous Dave’s full service catering is perfect for large parties, corporate events, and weddings! Our trained catering team will bring everything – including buffet tables*, tablecloths*, and chafing dishes. We’ll set up buffet lines as needed and can either serve your guests, or let them do self-serve. While most of our full service events are casual and picnic-themed, we have upgrade options for tableware, eating utensils, and linen tablecloths, as well as relationships with local rental companies to help ensure you have everything you need to make your event a success. (*availability varies by location)

  • small arrow I have other questions—who do I contact?
    • One of our catering experts will be happy to assist you. Request a quote online or head to your Famous Dave's catering page and call the number listed.