Jake's Western Grill | Lynden, WA

BBQ Done Right


Do you have a special event coming up? Perhaps a wedding, business conference, family reunion, school fundraiser or just a large party? Don’t worry about the food! Jake’s Western Grill caters events of all size, and we serve a variety of food options including BBQ – of course! 

“My promise to you is to deliver high quality, crowd-pleasing food at a price that’s fair. With more than 20 years in the hospitality and catering industry, I have worked with all types of events and with every type of budget. Contact me and we’ll develop a plan for your gathering!” ~ Vicka Haywood, owner

For information on catering your event in Bellingham, Ferndale, Lynden, or beyond, contact us at catering@jakeswesterngrill.com. You can also reach our Whatcom County catering company by phone at 360-354-5588.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What food items do you cater? Whether your event is a black tie gala or a company picnic BBQ, Jake’s Western Grill can meet your needs and catering budget. We serve high-quality food including BBQ of course -- baby back ribs, beef brisket, pulled pork and smoked sausage. We also cater prime rib, choice cut steaks and grilled chicken. Italian, Mediterranean, Southwest/Mexican dishes and hearty salads are also available along with side dishes, desserts and beverages.

“We have used Jake’s Western Grill catering for many events at the fairgrounds, including grandstand entertainers and VIP services. The food has always exceeded expectations for our organization. I would highly recommend Jake’s to anyone!” Jim B., Northwest Washington Fair – Lynden WA

How is your catered food served? For casual events like company picnics or BBQ’s, disposable plates, cutlery, napkins, hand wipes and containers for food service are provided (included in the base price you will be quoted). For more formal event catering we can arrange rental of china, silverware, table linens and linen napkins or we can partner with a Whatcom County party rental store of your choice. The cost for those rental items would be in addition to any food prices we quote.

Can Jake's Western Grill provide banquet servers to work at our event? Yes, we can - no problem! Friendly and experienced servers from our Lynden restaurant can be hired to work your event. Our employees and banquet staff are trained in the latest food safety techniques to ensure your event goes off without a hitch. An hourly rate is charged for their time.

“Everything went very well...we ate on time, the line flowed nicely (because of your great set-up), we had plenty of food, everyone enjoyed it thoroughly and left with high regards for Jake's. You made my job easy from the first email to the last bite. Thanks for coming through for us with excellence!” Diane H., Christ the King Community Church - Bellingham WA

What is the maximum number of people you have provided catering services for? Whether you need to serve a handful of business associates, or hundreds of and family, Jake’s Western Grill can handle it! The largest event we have catered in the Bellingham area included approximately 400 guests.

"We actually did a home taste-test of your menu items versus your local competitor, and your food is definitely the winner." Karen R., catering for a private party - Lynden WA

I am planning a picnic and would like to serve BBQ ribs from Jake's Western Grill. Do you sell ribs al a carte? All of our meat, including ribs, steaks, grilled chicken, and even our savory pulled pork are available for purchase on an a la carte basis. This is the perfect option for DIY weddings and potluck gatherings where the host provides meat and guests bring salads and desserts. Not sure how much to order? No problem. We can help you calculate how much BBQ meat will be needed based on the size of your guest list. Let’s talk!

“I have used Jake’s Western Grill to provide food for lunch meetings and dinner parties. We have been very pleased with the quality and quantity of food served at these meals…and everyone raves about the taste. The catering team is extremely reliable, and I always know the food is one less thing I need to worry about when planning a function. I recommend Jake’s highly.” Jean Martineau, BP Cherry Point, Ferndale WA

I'm ready to go! How do we place a catering order at Jake's Western Grill?  Simply contact us via email at catering@jakeswesterngrill.com or phone at 360-354-5588.