Cookouts/BBQs

Summer conference guests at a picnic outside of Ogg Hall

Printable Cookouts/BBQs Menu

Offer your guests an authentic Wisconsin experience in a beautiful natural setting! We will host your outdoor event or tailgate event in our picturesque space along the shore of Lake Mendota near Adams Hall, or at other campus locations. All events include tables, chairs, service ware, buffet tablecloths, and any condiments associated with your selections. Pre-event appetizers are available, including snack mixes. Please see the catering reception menu for appetizer options. 

Price varies on entrée package chosen.

Entrées Packages

Additional entrées are available and the price will vary depending on package chosen.

Neighborhood Cookout (please select two) - $15.00 per person

  • Grilled Bratwurst
  • Hamburgers/Cheeseburgers
  • 100% All Beef Hot Dogs
  • Marinated Grilled Chicken Breasts

Home Town America Cookout (please select two) - $17.00 per person

  • Grilled Bratwurst
  • 100% All Beef Hot Dog
  • Grilled Hamburgers/Cheeseburgers
  • BBQ Quartered Chicken
  • Oven Fried Chicken

Western Trails BBQ Cookout (please select two) - $19.00 per person

  • Pulled Pork BBQ
  • BBQ Quartered Chicken
  • BBQ Beef Brisket
  • Oven Fried Chicken

Executive BBQ Cookout (please select two) - $27.00 per person

  • Pulled Pork BBQ 
  • BBQ Quartered Chicken
  • BBQ Beef Brisket
  • Oven Fried Chicken
  • Grilled Petite Bistro Steak
  • 1/4 Rack Smoked Spare Ribs

Down East Lobster Bake or Low Country Boil (please select two) - $40.00 per person

  • BBQ Quartered Chicken
  • Whole Maine Lobster (One-pound Lobster per guest)
  • Steamed Crawfish and Shrimp Boil (Three Jumbo Gulf Shrimp and Three Crawfish per guest)
  • Grilled Marinated Bistro Steak
  • 1/4 Rack Smoked Spare Ribs

Sides and Salads (please choose three)

Three ounce portions per person of each selected side. Additional sides are $1.50 per person/per side.

  • Tossed Green Salad with Assorted Dressing ( - some dressings have gluten)
  • Italian Pasta Salad
  • Home-style Potato Salad
  • Cole Slaw
  • Broccoli Salad
  • Fresh Fruit Salad 
  • BBQ Baked Beans  
  • Creamy Macaroni and Cheese
  • Corn on the Cob 
    • Always fresh and local when available
  • Potato Chips and Dip
  • Fresh Baked Corn Bread

Desserts (please choose one)

Additional desserts are available for $1.50 per person/per dessert

  • Assorted Freshly Baked Cookies
  • Assorted Dessert Bars
  • Watermelon Wedges
  • Carson Gulley's Fudge Bottom Pie
  • Strawberry Tarts
  • Apple Pie Squares
  • Ice Cream Novelties (additional $0.50 per person)
  • Pre-dished Babcock Hall™Ice Cream ($2.00 additional per guest)

Beverages - (please choose one)

Additional beverage selections are available for $0.50 per person/per beverage

  • Assorted Soda & Water
  • Lemonade & Water
  • Iced Tea & Water
  • Milk
  • Coffee and Tea Service (additional $2.00 per person)
Healthy Fare: This symbol denotes entrées identified as typically lower in fat. They may also be made with natural ingredients, whole grains, and natural sweeteners.  Entrées in this area generally contain 15 grams or less of saturated fat. 
Vegan Items: Food with this symbol are identified as Vegan items. Vegan includes no meat, dairy, eggs, and honey. We use beet sugar that has not been filtered with bone char.  
 

Vegetarian Items: Foods with this symbol are identified as Vegetarian items. Eggs and cheese are included in this category. 

Gluten Free Items: Food with this symbol are identified as Gluten Free items. We have taken precautions to avoid cross-contamination but we cannot guarantee or totally eliminate the possibility of accidental gluten contact.