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STORY

Matt and Mike, co-owners of Backdraft BBQ, started smoking meats together at their firehouse many years ago. What started as a summertime hobby quickly turned into a passion.

 

Backdraft BBQ was founded when Mike decided to cater his own wedding reception. With much encouragement from friends, family, and their wives after that, they came up with a menu, perfected their craft, and brought Texas-style BBQ to the midwest. 

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FOOD TRAILER MENU

You can find this menu at all of our events!

All prices are subject to change

MEATS

ALL MEALS COME WITH 1 SIDE + HONEY BUTTER CORNBREAD

Brisket Burnt Ends

The best cubed brisket smothered in sauce and seasonings then smoked again for a caramelized bite of heaven

Meal

$20.00

A La Carte

$14.00

Gluten free
Dairy free

Chopped Brisket Sandwich

A traditional favorite for brisket lovers

Meal

$20.00

A La Carte

$14.00

Gluten free
Dairy free

Pulled Pork Sandwich

Fan favorite! Our juicy pulled pork topped with hot honey and BBQ sauce for the best bite

Meal

$18.00

A La Carte

$12.00

Gluten free

Jalapeno Cheddar Sausage Link

Made in-house! Served sliced, this link leaves you with all the jalapeno flavor but no spice and is bursting with cheddar cheese

Meal

$18.00

A La Carte

$7.00

Gluten free

Brisket Hot Link

Made in-house! Served sliced, our hot link packs a punch with bursting cheddar jack cheese

Meal

$18.00

A La Carte

$7.00

Gluten free
Spicy

Smoked Brisket Queso Burger

House-made brisket burger topped with grilled onions & queso cheese. Served on a brioche bun with 1 side + honey butter cornbread

Meal

$18.00

A La Carte

$12.00

SPECIALTIES

Pulled Pork Mac

Our fresh pulled pork piled high on a bed of mac & cheese topped with BBQ sauce and hot honey

$15.00

Smoked Brisket Queso Nachos

Our flavorful sausage queso cheese sauce drenched over a bed of tortilla chips and topped with our chopped brisket and BBQ sauce

$15.00

Homemade Banana Pudding

If you like bananas, this is for you! Our house-made pudding layered with caramelized maple bananas, banana bread, and Nilla wafers

$8.00

Vegetarian

SIDES

1 SIDE IS INCLUDED WITH A MEAL PURCHASE

Mac & Cheese

Creamy deliciousness that is kid-approved

A La Carte

$6.00

Cheesy Potatoes

Ooey-gooey cheesy potato casserole

A La Carte

$6.00

Smoked Brisket Dirty Rice

Our famous finely chopped brisket mixed in with a kick of flavorful cajun rice

A La Carte

$6.00

Gluten free
Dairy free
Spicy

Caprese Pasta Salad

Light, refreshing, and simple mozz, tomato, basil, and bowties

A La Carte

$6.00

Vegetarian

Honey Butter Cornbread

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A La Carte

$3.00

Vegetarian

BOX ALARM SPECIAL

ROTATING SPECIALS (Chef's Choice)

Maple Bourbon Pork Ribs

Smoked spare ribs with a maple bourbon flavor. Includes 1 side and honey butter cornbread

Meal

$23.00

A La Care

$18.00

Gluten free

Smoked Brisket Chili

This will keep you warm on a winter day! Our smoked brisket chunks inside a soulful chili topped with cheddar cheese and diced onion. Served with oyster crackers and honey butter cornbread

$12.00

Gluten free
Dairy free

Brisket Pastrami Queso Burger

Our classic smoked brisket queso burger but this time topped with homemade pastrami piled to the sky. Includes 1 side and honey butter cornbread

Meal

$20.00

A La Carte

$14.00

Smoked Corned Beef Reuben Sandwich

House-made corned beef on grilled rye bread seasoned with thousand island and topped with swiss cheese and sauerkraut. All leprechauns love it in March!

Meal

$20.00

A La Carte

$14.00

Smoked Corned Beef Slices

House-made corned beef served in slices will satisfy any meat-lover's dream!

Meal

$20.00

A La Carte

$14.00

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CATERING OPTIONS

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FOOD TRAILER CATERING

Backdraft BBQ offers multiple options for catering packages. If you're looking for the wow factor for your event, our Food Trailer Catering service is just for you! Our truck comes fully stocked with your menu choices, buns, BBQ sauce, and disposables. Our staff serve your guests right from the truck!

 

We also offer Full & Half Pan catering orders for pick up or delivery if you're looking for a more low-key event. The customer is responsible for all disposables and heating equipment but we do offer that as an additional add-on.

Check out our menu and pricing below!

WEDDINGS

Congratulations on your celebration! Backdraft BBQ offers a catering style that is perfect for you! We offer off-the-trailer style catering or buffet-style catering for whichever suits your needs best.

Check out our menu and pricing below! We're here to answer any questions.

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2024 EVENTS

Check out our upcoming events below-- We appreciate your support!

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WESTMONT RED, WHITE, & BBQ
Friday, May 24 - Sunday, May 26

Friday: 4PM - 9PM

Saturday: 12PM - 9:30PM

Sunday: 12PM - 8PM

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SHOREWOOD BBQ & BREW
Saturday, June 1

Serving Time TBD

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Serving Time TBD

MORRIS RHYTHM & BBQ FEST
Saturday, June 15

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PLAINFEILD FEST
Friday, June 28 - Sunday, June 30

Serving Times TBD

Sunset Sailboats

SHOREWOOD CARDBOARD BOAT REGATTA
Saturday, July 13

Serving Time TBD

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Serving Times TBD

SHOREWOOD CROSSOADS FEST
Friday, August 2 - Sunday, August 4

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Get in Touch

Thanks for inquiring! We'll get back to you soon.

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