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Cowabunga BBQ
Cowabunga BBQ

Cowabunga BBQ

$16/person
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Introduction: Hi my name is David Forsberg and I am the owner and pitmaster of Cowabunga bbq. We are a family owned bbq catering company specializing in mouthwatering slow smoked southern bbq. We would love to have the opportunity to work with you to help make your wedding, event, company party, family reunion, ect. a huge success. We can accommodate any size event from 20 people to 350+ We work hard to provide you the best worry free experience possible. Looking forward to hearing from you soon.
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Hired 78 times

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4 employees

10 years in business

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Cash, Check, Credit card, Google Pay, PayPal, Samsung Pay, Stripe, Venmo, Zelle

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Maintain 6 feet of distance from customers

Wear masks during the job

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    Wedding and Event Catering

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Customers rated this pro highly for professionalism, work quality, and value.

Excellent 4.9

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Rosella N.

Wedding and Event Catering

I'd like to start off by saying I could feel the warmth in David's voice the first time I spoke with him on the phone. This is the first time I've ever purchased something like this online without meeting in person or seeing the food firsthand. I must say I trusted my gut instinct and was right. Im grateful for all the reviews and pictures because these were also a big reason I chose David and his Cowabunga crew to cater my wedding. We chose the chicken & pulled pork for the meat along with his baked beans, macaroni & cheese, salad and rolls. Everything was delicious! Its obvious he pours his heart into the job he does! Sitting here with a million things to do after our event but wanted to take a few minutes out because I felt this review was more important. If you are on the fence about hiring this company don't be, you won't regret it i promise! Thank you David & family for being so respectful & courteous to myself my fiance and all the guests! Professionalism at its best!💚💚💚
Cowabunga BBQ's reply
Hi Rosella, First off thank you so much for your trust hiring us site unseen. it was such a pleasure to meet you and David. We had so much fun catering you special day. We wish you all the best and blessings for years to come. Thank you, David and Trina Forsberg
Sep 21, 2020
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Karissa R.

Wedding and Event Catering

Cowabunga BBQ provided the food for my small wedding (50 people) and we couldn't have been happier with it! The food was exceptional. Everyone raved about it for days. We also loved that we really got so much food for our money. Sometimes at weddings with buffets, there really isn't enough food for everyone, and that wasn't the case at all. We couldn't be more thankful.
Jun 7, 2021
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Brenda F.

Wedding and Event Catering

The food was amazinnnnggg! We hired David for our wedding. He and his wife were so great to work with. They are so flexible and truly take pride in what they do. Let’s not even talk about the food. It was so hard to choose what entrees and sides we wanted because all the options were great. The food was delicious. Everybody kept talking about how good the food was. We chose the ribs, pulled pork, beans, her-roasted potatoes, and Caesar salad. The prices are so reasonable as well. Out of everyone that we contacted, David was the best to work with. Our wedding was in such a remote location that not many catering companies were willing to come out for a party of 20. However, David and his wife are extremely down to earth, welcoming and are truly the definition of an amazing family business. I would definitely recommend!
Nov 1, 2020
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Julie W.

Wedding and Event Catering

David and his crew did an amazing job. Their food was amazing! The Mac and cheese is to die for! They were very professional and polite. I would highly recommend!
Mar 17, 2021
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Anderson a.

Wedding Catering

David and Cowabunga Barbecue recently catered my wife and I's wedding for 150 people! They did a fantastic job! Many people have told us since how much they enjoyed the Mac and cheese and pulled pork and how it was the best wedding food they have ever had. David is very professional and super easy to deal with which is invaluable when you are planning a wedding and dealing with so many vendors. We used his full service package which was very reasonable for what it was and made our life very easy knowing the food was "handled" Hands down I would use cowabunga bbq again for any event or wedding. 5 stars!
May 3, 2018
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David Forsberg

FAQs

  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    $15.99 per person 20 - 100 geusts $14.99 per person 101 - 150 geusts $13.99 per person 151 - 200+ geusts

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    When I'm hired l like to be in contact with them soon as possible to get their menu started. Figure out what fits best in their budget, once that is all set staying in communication with them do the day of the event.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    I have been cooking for all my life. My mom and grandma started me out at home. I grew up on the central coast of California where BBQ was a way of life and found a passion for it. I've been competing in BBQ competitions for several years which has helped hone my skills.

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