The American BBQ

The following page is dedicated to our new guests that will be feature in the Essex County Youth Foundation building. On the behalf of the Essex County Youth Foundation board, we would like to thank Steve and Michelle Pierro for coming this year as well as their staff for doing an amazing job. 

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The American BBQ, a family-owned and operated business, has perfected their recipes for southern style “Genuine Wood-Smoked BBQ” for over 15 years to create “juicy explosions of smoked BBQ flavors”!  We want to be the best option for southern BBQ in the New England region, and love it when customers respond that “it is as good as eating at the top BBQ restaurants in the south”. We continue to develop our own sauces and rubs to enhance the meats smoked perfection with sealed in moisture and tenderness.

It’s all about the meats, menu options, and the plentiful sides at American BBQ, as the full meal experience which meets every customer’s preferences is our focus. Our open selection, customized menu structure enables you to package together your favorite entrée items and sides for your catered events. We have built the restaurant and catering business foundation on consistency, quality, freshness and friendly attentive service. Find out why American BBQ has a solid Yelp rating and was rated “Gourmet Greatness” and “Top 10 BBQ Restaurant in New England” by The Phantom Gourmet.  

Food you can find at the American BBQ stand in the Essex County Youth Foundation

Cuban Sandwich

Mac & Cheese

Pulled Pork Quesadillas

Corn Bread