Event Catering

Let Our Chefs Create a Unique Menu for Your Special Event!

Local Joe’s is locally owned and operated by Jodie and Karen Stanfield, servicing Etowah, St. Clair, Marshall, Calhoun, and the surrounding counties.

  • hors d'oeuvres
  • full buffets
  • carving stations
  • family style service
  • plated meals
  • boxed lunches

Special attention is given by the entire staff to ensure that every detail is taken care of for your occasion.

Culinary trained chefs are available for consultation and tastings by appointment. A customized menu can be prepared for pickup, delivery, or full service onsite catering. When you choose Local Joe’s for your catering, we treat you like family!

We look forward to serving you!

4967 Rainbow Drive

Rainbow City, AL

8314 Alabama Hwy 144

Alexandria, AL

We now offer tastings!

If you’d like to schedule a tasting, or a meeting to discuss options, please contact:

JoAnna Duckett




Local Joe's Chicken Salad

Local Joe's Pimento Cheese

Available as Croissants, Mini Croissants, Pinwheels, and Puff Pastries.

Meatball Appetizer

Sweet & Spicy, Marinara, and/or Barbecue Sauce served hot.

Sausage Balls

Homemade sausage balls served with a Creole Mustard Sauce.

Alabama Caviar

Served with Tortilla Chips.

Antipasti Platter

Cured meats with marinated vegetables, olives, and cheeses.

Fruit Platter (Seasonal)

Seasonal fruit selections arranged on a platter or as a display. Dip available on request.

Vegetable Crudites Platter

Seasonal selection of vegetables served with assorted dipping sauces.

Cheese Platter

Assorted cheeses served with crackers and grapes.

Cold Cut Sandwich Tray

Our smoked turkey & ham, thin sliced, with assorted cheese.

Bacon Wrapped Smoked Shrimp

Shrimp smoked in house, wrapped in bacon, and coated in locally made Pepper Jelly.

Shrimp Display

Boiled shrimp with an assortment of dipping sauces.

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Local Joe’s homemade dip, baked until golden brown. Served with Pita Chips.

Smoked Wings

Served with a variety of dipping sauces.

Guacamole Dip

Served with Tortilla Chips.


Served on your choice of Local Joe’s Fresh Made Yeast Rolls or Sister Schubert rolls. 20 slider minimum per type. Ask about mini.

Turkey BLT

Our famous smoked turkey, bacon, lettuce, and homemade tomato chutney.

Buffalo Chicken

Smoked chicken, Buffalo Sauce, & Cilantro Lime Slaw.

Smoked Flank Steak

Seasoned flank steak, Horseradish Mayo.

BBQ Pork or Chicken

Smoked Pork butt or Chicken, BBQ Sauce, a pickle, and/or Vinegar Slaw.

Ham & Cheese

Smoked ham, sliced thin, and topped with a generous spread of our homemade pimento cheese.

Smothered Pork Loin

Hand cut pork loin, topped with bacon, spinach-basil pesto, and fresh mozzarella cheese.

Tuscan Chicken

Smoked chicken, fresh spinach, roasted red peppers, and mozzarella cheese with garlic aioli.

Chicken Club

Smoked chicken, bacon, lettuce, tomato, and a ranch avocado spread.

Catering Options

  • Pick-Up
  • Delivery
  • Full Service
  • (Ask about levels of service)

Place Settings

China Place Setting Includes:

Large Dinner Plate, Salad Plate, Dessert Plate, Utensils, Tea Glass, Water Glass, and choice of white or black linen napkin.

(Accommodations up to 250)

Clear Plastic Place Setting (round or square) Includes:

Large Dinner Plate, Dessert Plate, Utensils, Tea Glass, and white dinner napkin.

Picnic Place Setting Includes:

Black Styrofoam plate, Utensil and Napkin Packet, 16oz Styrofoam cup.

Catering Packages With Set Up Include:

Chafer service, tea and water station with ice.


Smokehouse Signature Selection

Includes 2 Entree Options

  • Smoked Pulled Pork
  • Smoked Sliced Chicken or Turkey Breast
  • Loaded Baked Potato Salad *
  • Baked Beans
  • House Garden Salad *
  • Sweet Yeast Rolls

Butler's Choice

Includes 2 Entree Options

  • Herbed Baked Chicken
  • Roast Beef with Au jus
  • Roasted Herbed Potatoes
  • Southern Style Beans
  • Caesar Salad *
  • Sweet Yeast Rolls

Chef's Choice

Includes 2 Entree Options

  • Filet Medallions (beef)
  • Stuffed Pork Loin
  • Roasted Potato Medley
  • Hericot Verts
  • Micro Greens Salad *
  • Sweet Yeast Rolls

* – indicates a cold served dish


  • Smoked Pork Butt
  • Smoked Boneless Turkey Breast
  • Smoke Boneless Chicken Breast
  • Smoked Baby Back Ribs
  • Smoked Sausage Links
  • Smoked Ham
  • Smoked or Baked Pork Loin
  • Smoked Beef Brisket
  • Stuffed Chicken Breast
  • Roasted Greek Chicken
  • Roasted Chicken Quarters
  • Roasted Chicken Quarters
  • Stuffed Pork Loin
  • Flank Steak
  • Prime Rib
  • (20 guest minimum/100 guest maximum)
  • Filet Medallions
  • Chicken Cordon Blu
  • Parmesan Crusted Baked Chicken
  • (20 guest minimum/100 guest maximum)
  • Smothered Chicken
  • Lasagna
  • Vegetarian Lasagna
  • Handbreaded Fried Chicken Fingers

Homemade Sides

4oz Serving

  • Baked Beans
  • Loaded Potato Salad
  • Vinegar Based Slaw
  • Mayonnaise Based Slaw
  • Greek Pasta Salad
  • Garden Salad
  • Greek Salad
  • Caesar Salad
  • Chef Salad
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Southern-Style Green Beans
  • Haricot Verts (French Green Beans)
  • Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
  • Roasted Herbed Red Potatoes
  • Roasted Potato Medley
  • Squash Casserole
  • Cornbread Dressing
  • Sweet Potato Casserole
  • Whole Kernel Corn
  • Creamed Corn
  • Black-Eyed Peas
  • Lima Beans
  • Pinto Beans
  • Turnip Greens
  • Butter Beans
  • Hashbrown Casserole
  • Cornbread Muffins
  • Yeast Rolls
  • Croissants
  • Mini Croissants

Ask About

  • Salad Bars
  • Specialty Salads
  • Meat Carving Stations
  • Private Dinners
  • Baked Potato Bar
  • Mashed Potato Bar
  • Mini Dessert Bar

Potato Bars

  • Baked or Mashed Potatoes
  • Sour Cream
  • Butter
  • Chives
  • Bacon
  • Cheese
  • Pork
  • Chicken


  • Lemon Squares
  • Cheesecake Brownies
  • Assorted Cookies
  • Strawberry Shortcake (seasonal)
  • Apple Cobbler or Peach Cobbler
  • Banana Pudding
  • Chocolate Mousse
  • Cake Balls
  • Mississippi Mudd
  • Cheesecake