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Four NEW BBQ picnic menus - from the healthy side to big TEX!

Picnic BBQ Catering Menu

Let 3 Chefs Catering of Crystal Lake cater your picnic bbq this summer - your fun is our goal. We take care of all the details... you have all the fun.

Who doesn't love a summertime picnic? Whether it is a corporate event, graduation party, picnic themed party, outdoor wedding picnic, or a private picnic, our "grillin' and chillin'" team is experienced, professional, and knows how to work the grill. It's easy: pick your picnic menu, grab an iced tea, and let 3 Chefs Catering do the work. Our team will set-up, prepare, and clean up. Grill rental and labor incurs an additional fee. 3 Chefs Catering caters weddings, picnic bbq parties, themed events, special events, and corporate events in the areas of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, and McHenry County, Illinois.



PICNIC BBQ


Option 1
all beef hotdogs
1/3 # hamburgers
homemade potato salad
bacon baked beans
assorted cookies
condiments to include buns and rolls, ketchup, relish, and mustard
basic disposable package
75 guest minimum
no substitutions

Option 2
all beef hotdogs
Johnsonville™ bratwurst
1/3 # hamburgers
chunky redskin potato salad
bacon baked beans
assorted cookies
condiments to include buns and rolls, ketchup, relish, and mustard
basic disposable package
85 guest minimum
no substitutions

Option 3
all beef hotdogs
1/3 # hamburgers
4 oz chicken breast
Johnsonville™ bratwurst
macaroni salad
bacon baked beans
assorted cookies
condiments to include buns and rolls, ketchup, relish, BBQ sauce and mustard
basic disposable package
100 guest minimum
no substitutions

Option 4
fried or BBQ chicken on the bone
1/3 # hamburgers
sliced Italian beef with 3" French bread
homemade potato salad
pasta salad
bacon baked beans
assorted cookies
condiments to include buns, ketchup, relish and mustard, jardiniere and BBQ sauce
basic disposable package
100 guest minimum
no substitutions

Option 5
fried or BBQ chicken on the bone
1/3 # hamburgers
sliced Italian beef with 3" French Bread
Johnsonville™ bratwurst
signature sweet leaf salad
bacon baked beans
sliced watermelon
assorted cookies
condiments to include buns and rolls, ketchup, relish, BBQ sauce, jardiniere and mustard
basic disposable package
120 guest minimum
no substitutions

Option 6
all beef hotdogs
1/3 # hamburgers
Johnsonville™ bratwurst
4 oz chicken breast
BBQ ribs in 3 piece sections
signature sweet leaf salad
sliced watermelon
assorted brownies and cookies
condiments to include buns and rolls, ketchup, relish, BBQ sauce, jardiniere and mustard
basic disposable package
150 guest minimum
no substitutions

Picnic in the South
crispy pieces of fried chicken
grilled smoked sausage on hoagie rolls with spicy mustard
potato and green bean salad - roasted baby red potatoes, sauteed green beans, crispy bacon, scallions, and parsely tossed in a sun-dried tomato mayonnaise
chop salad - romaine lettuce, cucumber, tomato, celery, corn, jicama, crumbled Berkshire blue cheese, and radish in a creamy ranch dressing
tomato-cucumber salad - Roma tomatoes, European cucumbers, red onion in a red wine balsamic vinaigrette
lemon bars
basic disposable package - plates, napkins, and utensils
100 guest minimum
no substitutions

The Healthy Side
grilled free-range chicken breast sandwiches on whole wheat buns
grilled grass fed Angus burgers with a potato bun
whole wheat pasta salad tossed with crumbled feta cheese, cherry tomatoes, and toasted walnuts in Dijon mustard vinaigrette
orzo with black eyed peas, diced tomato, cucumber, slivered red onion, black olives, and feta cheese in a lemon oregano dressing
mini yogurt and granola parfaits
condiments to include platters of lettuce, tomato, red onion, ketchup, and mustard
basic disposable package - plates, napkins, and utensils
100 guest minimum
no substitutions

Slider Block Party
lime cilantro chicken sliders topped with Pico de Gallo
Angus burger sliders with ketchup, mustard, and a pickle
in-house smoked pork belly sliders topped with Asian cole slaw
smoked pulled pork sliders with our signature BBQ sauce
cheese-filled, baby tri-clored ravioli with bell peppers, yellow squash, zucchini, fresh basil, oregano, and toated pine nuts in a sun-dried tomato vinaigrette
peanut noodles - lo mein noodles with red peppers, shredded carrots, green onion, bean sprouts, pea pods with oriental peanut dressing
condiments to include small buns, BBQ sauce, mustard, ketchup, and pickles
basic disposable package - plates, napkins, and utensils
130 guest minimum
no substitutions

Big Tex
in-house smoked BBQ brisket with a dry rub and BBQ on the side
grilled carne asada sliced thick and served with warm tortillas, Pico de Gallo and our signature homemade salsa
mesquite grilled chicken breast in fresh herbs
spinach, watermelon and goat cheese salad - baby spinach with Thai basil, marinated red onion, watermelon, cucumber, goat cheese with caramelized shallot vinaigrette
farmers market grilled vegetables - zucchini, red and yellow peppers, onion, eggplant, fennel, and yellow squash lightly brushed with a basil-garlic olive oil
condiments to include soft buns and BBQ sauce
130 guest minimum
no substitutions


Prices on menus include food, condiments, and paper goods. Each menu is based on a guest minimum. Additional fees include grill rental and labor. - for the sweet details of our catered picnic menus please see the PDF HERE


Some items require assembly to maintain quality. Based on ingredients, seasonal items, and market pricing, 3 Chefs Catering reserves the right to changes in pricing and availability.

Call us today for more information at 815.788.1333