Testimonials for Capt. Rob's Pigalicious BBQ Catering!
"Thank you for being so accommodating to all of our questions and for reassuring us that everything would work out great. Your advice throughout our wedding planning has been much appreciated. We will definitely recommend you to others!"
- Brooke and John
Blue Bee Cider.
"Just wanted to say thanks again for braving the snow and joining us this past Saturday. We would love to have you back again on a busy Saturday(s) during the warm months!
"Tasting room staff was very appreciative for the food, and also for the cider pairing suggestions that you passed along to our guests. Really above and beyond.
"Thanks and cheers,"
- Brian, Blue Bee Cider
"Such great food! Employees and clients so happy with full belly. Only a tad left over for dinner. Delicious! As always! Thanks!"
- Lisa Bailey
"The food was delicious specially the apple cobbler. Thanks Captain Rob's Pigalicious & Thank you Lisa Bailey for everything you do for us."
- Richard Plummer
"I can barely find the right words to describe how talented Rob is. Rob catered our wedding a few weeks ago and in all seriousness, our guests are STILL raving about his food. My DJ who has been in the wedding business for 15+ years said it was "hands down the best BBQ he has ever had." For our tasting, we went to Rob's house and he made us feel like we have known him for years. If you want a caterer with exceptional talent and a heart of gold, Rob is 100% your guy."
"Thank you SO much for everything. It was beyond perfect and it couldn't have been done without you. Everyone is still raving about the food!"
"Captain Rob was the perfect choice of caterer for our wedding at Cousiac Manor! He was awesome to work with and answered all of our questions quickly and clearly. He and his staff were on time and professional from start to finish. And the food!! People are still talking about how much they ate and how good it was. That southern BBQ was so tasty, it almost made this UVA alum forget that Captain Rob is a Hokie fan. Thanks Captain Rob and Pigalicious for making our wedding day so delicious! "
for a wedding
"We hired Rob for our "I Do BBQ". Everyone raved about the food! Great customer service and wonderful food all prepared on site. Highly recommend for any occasion."
- Tami O'Neil
"Rob and his staff were absolutely WONDERFUL at my wedding this past weekend. I had as many people compliment Pigalicious food as they did on me getting married! He made the catering aspect of the wedding pain free and was in constant communication throughout the process. I highly recommend him for your party needs."
- John Norman
"Rob and his staff did an amazing job catering for our wedding in September at Wolf Trap Farm in Gordonsville, VA. The service was great, and the food was amazing. I was nervous at first when deciding on a BBQ style dinner for the wedding, but with our rustic venue it fit perfectly, and it was the BEST decision! It is the end of November, and every time we see/talk to guests from the wedding they still rave about how amazing the food was! Rob is very knowledgable and was able to give us many valuable tips as we made final decisions for our meal and even the reception as a whole. I 150% plan on using Capt. Rob's Pigalicious Barbeque Catering for other events in the future!"
- Breeanne Hafley
"I can't say enough good things about Capt Rob. Service, presentation, quality, quantity all top notch. Guests raved about the food, and the servers were so professional and on time with everything. They also prepared snacks for the wedding party while they were getting ready. I want to plan another event just so I can have them cater! Trust me, you cannot go wrong with Capt Rob. "
"First of all, AWESOME food.. My biggest hesitancy with booking was that we didn't have the option to taste test anything before deciding on our menu. But let me tell you, everything was so incredibly delicious, I'm so glad I took the chance. Rob did a walk through with us at our ceremony site to discuss table placement, food setup, etc, and answered all of our questions. He also brought our bridal party some candied bacon (YUM) just as a snack while getting ready, totally free of charge. He was professional when working with the venue & coordinator, so that I didn't have to worry about a thing. And the best part of the night was that he packed up all leftovers for us and left them in the fridge to be taken home! Love Captain Rob, I highly recommend for any event."
made on site
"If you are looking for an awesome personalized catering experience look no further than Capt. Rob's. From the initial consultation and recommendations for your event to timely and professional service, the end result is amazing food that will leave your guests most impressed! "
"Captain Rob was the perfect choice of caterer for our wedding at Cousiac Manor! He was awesome to work with and answered all of our questions quickly and clearly. He and his staff were on time and professional from start to finish. And the food!! People are still talking about how much they ate and how good it was. That southern BBQ was so tasty, it almost made this UVA alum forget that Captain Rob is a Hokie fan. Thanks Captain Rob and Pigalicious for making our wedding day so delicious!"
"I wanted to follow up with you today to share my thanks for working with us this past Saturday. You told me we wouldn’t be disappointed and you were absolutely right. Your “meats” were the talk of the party, especially the brisket!! We definitely over ordered but I am happy to eat bar-b-que for the next couple of weeks. (we are freezing a fair amount of pork). The brisket will not survive the day and the chicken will be the basis of every meal we have for the balance of this week.
"I handed out all your cards and I only wish I had more – I think one family in particular took most of the cards. I am going to ask my wife to share your info to the other 5 families as a follow up and I will get something on FB as well. I would suggest you leave a sign for events like this in the future (that is, if the Bride will allow it).
"And, please share any tips you might have for left over pork BBQ “dishes” would be appreciated. Last night around 9pm I discovered I really like a combo NC/Tangy sauce on a pile of it in a bowl."
- Jay Conrad
- Breeanne Hafley
meats, sides and fixings
"Many thanks to you and your crew for all of your hard work and services tonight."
- Dereck and Bree Hafley
"Thank you so much for being such a huge part of the "Katy Strong Concert and Event"! She had an amazing time and the event was a huge success!
"May God bless you for all the kindness you've shown!"
- Brittany Marie
"Had the pleasure of attending a wedding this weekend catered by Capt Rob! While the food was amazing; the most memorable moment happened before the reception even kicked off.
"During the set up I overheard Rob standing as a roadblock between the bride and stress. I then heard him remind his crew that "this is the bride's day, and it will be everything she deserves". Rob, and his crew are professional and full of heart!
"I would happily recommend this caterer to anyone looking for great food, professional and impressive service."
- Jennifer Berlin
"Outstanding service and food by Capt Rob and his crew at our daughter's wedding on Sunday. Our guests loved the food! Thank you, it was a pleasure working with you!"
- Clare Norton McClure
"My niece's wedding was yesterday, the food absolutely delishhhhh!!! Wish y'all were closer to NJ !!!! My sister said there was wonderful cooperation in planning, And every was wowed!!!!! Thanks for filling our bellies at our cherished family event !!!"
- Kathi Petti
"Best chicken I have ever had at the Katy Strong event. Amazing!!!!!"
- Kay Williams
"Love love loved it!! I wish there were more than 5 stars. Everyone raved about the food. The presentation was great, and the service was top notch. On the hottest day of the year, you guys still put on a total class performance. I could not have asked for anything more. You are my caterer for life!"
- Terri Dougherty
Wine Society Event
"Just a quick note to thank you for all of your hard work on the wine society event. I couldn't have done it without you - and everyone was enjoying the great food at an excellent price! So glad you decided to take those culinary classes and expand in this direction."
"Food is absolutely outstanding! From the BBQ to the sides & the appetizers! Great people as well. You will not be dissapointed."
- Debbie Fox
"Well, the Manchester Lancer Football Boston Butt Sale is officially done. 150 little piggies gave their all, as did a bunch of volunteers. Special thanks to Rob Wilhoite of Captain Rob's Pigalicious Bar-B-Q for making the rub and volunteering his time and big smoker. He was there from 5:00 last night till noon today. No connection to the program WHAT SO EVER. Thanks, Rob. Having you and your 40 piggies at a time smoker really saved our bacon!"
- John Hensley
Manchester BBQ Charity
"Thank you Rob! The food was amazing! Still is!!! We will be using you again in the future and will most certainly recommend you to our friends and family!"
- Kristy Kury
"Shout out to Captain Rob for the AWESOME delivery today! If you are looking for some of the best tasting BBQ in VA, stop looking immediately, and give Pigalicious a call today! With all of the parties and reunions and outtings coming up this summer, be sure to check out their amazing catering options and make your party a hit!! Pigilicious BBQ is the closest thing to heaven on earth, so don't miss out!"
- Bryan Layne
"Amazing BBQ and amazing food all around. I attended a party catered by these guys last night and everyone was more than pleased with the food and the hosts could not have been happier. Excellent service and all around good experience!"
- Pat McCauley
"Thanks Rob for coming out and helping the Manchester Lancer Football team for their Boston Butt sale! It was a great success! We couldn't have done it without you!"
- Auriel Pritchard
"We love Captain Rob!!! He catered our wedding this past Saturday and he is on time, the food is phenomenal, he is beyond professional, humble and fun to be around! First class and we will recommend him to all of our family and friends! Thank you for making our day so yummy!"
- Nikki and Michael Hipple
Serving lunch for
"Capt. Rob is a class act... And his food is AMAZING!!! I couldn't decide whether to slowly savor every bite or just inhale it (it WAS the first real food I'd eaten in 2 days )!!
"He drove out to Tappahannock during the aftermath of the tornado to hand a stack of Walmart gift cards to the donation center workers for the relief effort AND to inform us that he'd be back the following day with his Pigalicious cooker & crew, prepared to FEED up to 300 of our hungry relief workers... completely free of charge!!! We witnessed some amazing acts of support for our community in the days immediately following that devastating storm & Capt Rob's incredible generosity is a prime example of that support. Thank you, sir!"
- Jami Martz
"Captain Rob and his team catered the meat and bread portion of my wedding. FANTASTIC! He came hours before the reception to prepare and smoke the delicious chicken and pork tenderloin. The crowd-pleaser was the pig candy--everyone couldn't stop talking about it!
"Captain Rob and his team were very professional and easy to coordinate with. I'd absolutely recommend him and Pigalicious, and look forward to using them at a future event."
- Nina Kent
"Captain Rob catered our Memorial Day party this year. We had so much delicious food! Everything was a huge hit and he and his crew was so much fun to have around! I highly recommend him to anyone looking for yummy southern comfort food!"
- Heather Lenox-Martin
"First of all, thank you so much, the food and your service was impeccable. People asked for your card, everyone was super impressed. It was just delicious. I took the leftover food to my school where I work and fed the staff. Talk about happy teachers. I gave out your cards there too.
- Ashley Patterson
Trophies for Best Pork
2014 and 2015
Grilling on the Green
"Capt Rob & Staff,
"I'm sure we can speak for Rich & Kristi in saying that the food you prepared and served for Paige & Zach's wedding on Saturday was absolutely perfect. All of the guests commented very positively about the quality, variety, flavor, etc. Of course the farm-raised pork and chicken were a big hit as well. We thank you for your efforts in helping to make the kids' day very special for all of us. We would be more than happy to provide a reference for you any time. Go HOKIES!"
- David & Wendy Miller, Amelia, VA
"We had our Christmas party done by Capt. Rob for the 3rd year in a row and the quote of the day was "He knocked it out of the park." People were raving about everything but the salmon got extra kudos as well as the chicken. We could not have asked for better food. Thanks Rob for another great event!"
- Artistic Stone Design, Richmond, VA
"We are sitting in Miami airport getting ready to leave for Mexico! Seriously we couldn't have asked for a better caterer bd waitstaff it was absolutely perfect and thanks for helping with our refreshments!!! The food tasted so good!!! It was just perfect!
- Brittney and Jonathan
"You got more compliments that anyone at the party. It was the best food ever. I did not share the second cobbler. I may share some with my Momma and Barry's. The guests are gone now and Whitney and I are eating cobbler and wings. Daniel is eating a brisket slider. Bary is fat, happy and going to bed. Tracey and Chad have left with some wings. My friends love you and so do we."
- Linda M., Chester, VA
"Rob, it was delicious and we had plenty. Used some of leftovers for Mother's Day picnic. Thanks"
"I knew I wanted BBQ for my wedding reception but I didn’t know where to get it. My now husband and I have eaten a lot of BBQ in our years of dating and knew that would be the perfect food and fit for our wedding. After talking to many caterers we decided to go with Capt Rob's Pigalicious BBQ and we are very glad we did! We discussed the menu and Rob and his staff took care of everything else. Our guests raved over how good the food was and many went back for seconds and thirds. Our menu consisted of pulled pork BBQ with the option of brioche rolls and several of Capt Rob's homemade sauces, coleslaw, baked beans, country green beans cooked with pork and a mashed potato bar with ALL the fixings, butter, garlic butter, sour cream, shredded cheese, bacon and chives. Our guests were so full from dinner hardly anyone touched the cake and we were left with almost a whole cake!"
- Jackie R.
"I attended my cousin's wedding that she had catered by Capt. Rob's BBQ. The food was delicious! I loved the mashed potato bar with all the fixings and the beans and BBQ. It was some of the best food I have had and one of the best wedding receptions I have been to."
- Matt W.
"Numerous people commented on everything, most particularly the brisket. Thanks again. It was a big hit!"
- Chris Wyatt
Capt. Rob's fan
2014 Grilling on the Green
"On behalf of our entire team, we appreciate the partnership and support in making the ToyoCare 250 and Toyota Owners 400 an amazing NASCAR event. Thank you for all you continue to do in making our race weekens successful. We couldn't do it without you!
Thanks for everything and have a great summer!
I head tones of compliments on the BBQ! Wow - what a treat!!"
- Jacquelyn Frame, Richmond International Raceway
"Thank you so much for yesterday! It was awesome - the food was amazing. We had several friends show up a little late for dinner and the rain started the minute we sat down. Thought I'd let you know that our final count last night was 94 - we had 11 people we didn't show (we were expecting about 105). We do have food left over for about 5000 :). We are having a repeat reheat tonight!
- Amy Foley
"Everyone said the food was fabulous!!!!"
"Mmmm YUM, that's all I have to say about your fruit and veggie salad with grilled chicken! Thanks so much Rob Wilhoite! It was a HUGE HIT at my National Scrapbook Day!"
- Lorrie Curley, Chester VA
"Just had an incredible BBQ dinner from Capt. Rob and his team. Everyone at our wedding reception loved the food! Thank you so much!"
- Margaret Layman
Capt. Rob cooking at
The VA Lottery Grill-Off
"The food catered by Capt. Rob on our wedding was amazing! It was one of the few things I didn't have to worry about on our big day. Three years later, people are still commenting on how wonderful the Salmon Dip, BBQ and sides were!"
- Katey, Richmond VA
"I absolutely love everything Captian Rob cooks! Last night I had the beef brisket for my company and that was devine. Ribs, bar-b-que, pork tenderloin, wings, you name it, if it's meat, Captian Rob cooks it. He also makes the best potato "thing" I've ever tasted. If you are in the mood for dessert, I've tried the banana pudding and the peach cobler. Oh yes, the hush puppies are a secret recipe that I am still trying to figure out. I have never eaten anything from Captain Rob's Pigalicious that didn't melt in my mouth. He is awesome!"
- Linda Melvin, Chester VA
"Man everyone LOVED the food! I handed out the cards you gave me. Hopefully you will receive some more business! Thanks again for everything. I will be keeping in contact for the next time your services are needed.
- Kris Goode
"Just wanted to tell you that the food was AWESOME!! I'm not normally a huge fan of pulled pork, but yours is fantastic. The salad was nice; honestly I expected iceberg lettuce with some tomatoes and carrot shavings, but I was pleasantly surprised to see mixed greens and colorful veggies thrown in. Feta cheese is a favorite of mine too.
A couple of our guests took your flyer home with them. Based on the food quality, I think I got more than my money's worth.
Next time I have to throw an event, I'll give you a call!"
- Rich Petersen
"This fall Rob Wilhoite gave his customers a real treat -- A Bar B Que spread complete with pork Bar B Que, chicken, slaw, salad, pies and much more. All the food was done by Mr. Wilhiote himself and was just delicious. Everyone had at least two plate full and maybe more. The tables were decorated in a fall theme and a great band made for a great afternoon. Do it again, Rob!"
- Susan Armstrong
"What can I say? Simply Amazing. As an event planner, Rob's Pigalicious BBQ is exactly what I look for in a catering company...consistently great food."
- Andrea Lyons, President, All About Presentation
"My in-law’s 50th Wedding Anniversary Party was a “hit” due to Capt Rob’s great food! The best BBQ I’ve ever had (I loved the sweet sauce the best) and he made sure that we had everything necessary for a successful gathering. Thanks Capt Rob!"
- Lisa Bailey, Chester VA
"We really loved your fabulous slowed cooked pulled pork barbeque! The wings were just as mouth watering not to mention the supporting cast of sides. You put on a magnificant spread!"
- Yvonna and Jim Frazer
"Absolutely delectable...when you taste a smoked chicken wing cooked to perfection or a steamed oyster that begs for butter because it's so smooth, you've tasted the work of a man who knows how to enjoy food!"
"We were hosting an engagement party for my niece the day after Thanksgiving. We needed to “shake up” our menu with something other than the usual cocktail party food. Knowing Rob Wilhoite, I knew his BBQ would be first rate - just like everything he does. Rob is passionate about his pork butts and we are already looking for another opportunity to use his cooking services again. Pigalicious BBQ is everything you want in hand-smoked pork. Rob recommended the right quantity for the party and delivered it hot and ready for my silver chafing dish! We only wish there had been more leftovers!"