Welcome to Big Daddy’s Barbecue

Discover the Flavor of Quality Catering
If you are looking for a highly knowledgeable, passionate, resourceful catering company, able to achieve results believed to be impossible, you’ve found it!
In addition to catering, Big Daddy’s BBQ has the experience and expertise to oversee all food and beverage operations and assure success at every level of your event.
Jose Valencia, owner of Big Daddy’s BBQ, has been an Executive Director of Catering & Special Events for more than 15 years. Highly experienced in organizational skills, partnership building and project management, Jose and his staff’s experience in creating food service solutions for high-end special events is among the best. We welcome the opportunity to customize a menu to fit your theme, taste and budget. To view a sample list of popular Menu Items (click for menu).
Currently Jose Valencia, Big Daddy’s BBQ, is:
Executive Director and Producer of the successful, annual Cinco de Mayo Festival Reno NV - Grand Sierra Resort!
Working with a multitude of event coordinators in Southern and Northern Nevada to produce the best events possible. Clients and events that Jose Valencia has had the opportunity to work with over the past two decades include:
  • Aramark Corp., Las Vegas
    Convention Center
  • Sierra Sports Center, Las Vegas,
  • MGM Grand in Las Vegas
  • Nevada State Fair
  • Reno Air Races
  • Reno Rodeo
  • Street Vibrations
  • Hot August Nights
  • World Market Furniture Mart
  • The Bead Renaissance Shows
  • Nugget Rib Cook Off
  • Reno Balloon Races
  • Sparks Farmers Market
  • Reno River Festival
  • Reno Earth Day
  • NASCAR Races
  • Sands Euro Fest
  • Barnes & Noble
    Distribution Center
  • Ensure a high standard of food preparation and presentation
  • Supervise multi-site catering team
  • Design menu selections
  • Manage food booth vendors
  • Train staff to provide high levels of customer service and health & safety matters
  • Receiving and ordering all consumables from a diverse vendor list
  • Operating the facilities to comply with health board regulations
  • Meeting and exceeding all financial goals
  • Motivating staff to peak performance levels
  • Providing outstanding customer service and creativity