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It all started in our hometown Venice, Florida doing what we love the best, cooking BBQ on an old school homemade stick burning propane tank. The Friday pizza thing for the guys at work wasn't getting it any more, so I starting treating the team with BBQ. It grew from there... Feedback became instantly positive/overwhelming, so we kicked it up a notch and started a business.

We cook everything from ribs, brisket, chicken, pulled pork, whole hogs, turkeys, smoked potatoes, corn on the cobb, and oh yeah "collard greens", that's right "collard greens". We have a secret family southern style recipe that we are very proud of and most immediately request a to-go dish...

We've catered from a capacity of 75-100 to over 1,400 people - on site. Trying to do that with a propane tank was a challenge to say the least.

It was then that we knew that it was time to take it to the next level. GitChewSumBBQ was the way to go and was established in the later part of 2012. We built a custom mobile smoker that is joined with a self contained trailer that's always raring to hit the road for the next big event. We take a tremendous amount of pride in what we do. It doesn't matter how big or small the event, all of our products are treated with same level of detail and are of high quality. We feel that we have the best down home southern style BBQ that your going to find.

'Our name says it all "Git-Chew-Sum"!

For further information feel free to contact us at:

(941) 915-2662

Thanks and we look forward to hearing from you,

Allen & Lindsay

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Amanda W. Sent on 01/30/2022
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BEST CHOICE!!! Wow was our food amazing!! From cocktail hour app display to our bbq inspired buffet for our dinner we couldn’t have chosen a better caterer for our wedding. The food type and style fit perfectly with our venue at Heavenly Farms and the number one thing I heard all night from our guests was how good the food was! GitChewSum bbq is a company that will meet your needs in every way if it isn’t listed on their menu they will make sure your dream catering needs are met. To bring a touch of the town myself and husband grew up in along with met in we came up with the idea of a late night snack of potatoes/biscuits and gravy from our favorite small town restaurant and they were willing to serve and make this happen and it was perfect. They treat you like family and make sure your day is perfect!! We couldn’t have asked for more yummy food they even packed us to-go containers as bride and groom for the end of the night! Don’t wait book them for your big day!!
Tessa H. Sent on 03/05/2021
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GCS catering is amazing

Did you some catering is by far the most amazing catering company I’ve ever hired. They had everything we wanted and needed and it didn’t just stop at barbecue. They were the first vendor in And the second to last vendor to leave. They truly provided impeccable professional service everybody love the food and I appreciated the care of my guests received. Can’t wait to hire them for our next event
Mariah S. Sent on 01/07/2020
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From beginning to end they had everything covered!

Lindsay and her team did such a great job at my daughters wedding, from the beginning Lindsay answered all my questions, was very accomadating and really kind.

The food was delicious, there was more than enough, I noticed quite a few guests go up for seconds. I was also very happy with the value. Their price was very fair and allowed us to stay in our wedding budget but the final result looked and tasted top notch! I would hire GitChewSum BBQ for any catering event I'll have, from small to large, BBQ to elegant.
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