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Big Dev's "Down-Home" Barbeque, "Last of the True Grillers" welcomes you to enjoy the finest mouth watering, tender "Grilled " wares one could imagine...hence, all "Grilled " wares are cooked on the grill start to finish, infusing the delectable taste of 'Smoked' wares.  

Big Dev's "Down-Home" Barbeque & Catering Services 
1305 Simpson Way Suite "A" Escondido, CA. 92029


 Welcome to Big Dev's "Down-Home" Barbeque & Catering Services, "Old Fashion Grilling"  Southern Georgia Style Barbeque 'Pelham & Camilla,' now located (mobile) throughout Southern California. Big Dev's BBQ delivers great tender delicious grilled meats and sides.

 Big Dev, a retired Navy Veteran, owns Big Dev’s "Down-Home” Barbeque and Catering Services, specializing in delicious tender grilled meats; an old family Southern Georgia style of barbeque /cooking, well over 100 years...

 Big Dev is a member of the Poway Elks - Post 2543, the Poway Veterans of Foreign Wars - Post 7907, the Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) of Poway - Branch 70, Ramona C.A. Chamber of Commerce, Lakeside, C.A. Chamber of Commerce; preferred caterer at Cal State San Marcos, C.A., South Western C.A. and Qualcomm in San Diego, CA. 

 Born and raised back East, Big Dev joined the Navy in July 1979 and continued his active duty military service until his retirement from the US Navy in January 2002 as a Chief Petty Officer (Mess Specialist). During that time he graduated from Johnson & Wales Culinary College (1982), traveled abroad to Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Middle East gathering and mastering pertinent skills and cultivating his culinary expertise. 

 Since his retirement from the Navy, Big Dev received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice in 2008;  Graduate Degree in Organizational Leadership from National University, March 2012.

 Big Dev’s passion for his business, delicious tender grilled meats (coast to coast) and his Country is what sets him apart from other “VIP” / Green Room, Caterer’s and Festival Food Vendors. Please support our Disabled Veteran and consider Big Dev’s Down Home BBQ & Catering Services for your next special event. Please ask about Big Dev's ENTERPRISE...LIVE Entertainment (Jazz, Blues, R&B,Country and MORE). Professional photography and video services available. 

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