The Local Grind Catering Portland Events Since 2007

The Local Grind Caters Events. We Serve Island Style BBQ or Custom Menus.




Office meetings

Company picnics

Indoor or Outdoor Buffet set up

Social parties


Street festivals

Charity events

Hawaiian Luaus

Formal seated/plated parties


We can bring our food cart so guests can eat at their leisure or set up a buffet.





Grilled Teriyaki Chicken

 marinated overnight in homemade teriyaki and grilled to perfection
Garlic Honey Chicken

marinated in a blend of fresh garlic, honey and sesame. marinated overnight and grilled to perfection
The Shred

Tasty morsels of chicken simmered in homemade teriyaki with a dash of fresh ginger and garlic
Kalua Pork

Hawaiian style pork slow roasted overnight

Asian Style Veggies

Fresh medley of raw veggies sauteed in TLG house sauce
White or Brown Rice
Macaroni Salad

traditional Hawaiian style macaroni salad, referred to by TLG's regulars as The "crackaroni"


(Sweet Chili, BBQ, Bomb Sauce, Hot Chili and Homemade Teriyaki on the Side)

 AS SHOWN $19.00 per person




We love creating customized menus using either an Island theme or many other food styles. 

Please call 503.660.4224 or submit an event inquiry and we will prepare a customized proposal.


  • Surfboard buffet style set up - Hood River
  • Buffet style dinner for StarveUps, Portland Entrepenuer Network
  • Buffet style for private residence. On site grilling.
  • Buffet style lunch at NW Natural Gas downtown office
  • Holiday dinner for NW Natural Gas
  • Last Thursday festival cart set up
  • Appetizer buffet at Rumblefish Headquarters
  • Grilled Teriyaki Pineapple
  • Larry Grinding Hard for a backyard BBQ
  • Larry preparing to serve his lunch crowd
  • Musubi bites
  • Backyard Tiki Theme Birthday Party
  • Bento plate style

Pettygrove Food Cart Location

Pettygrove Park

between SW 4th and 1st behind 200 Market St.

Portland Oregon

11:00am-2:00pm M-F




PSU Food Cart Location 

PSU Park Blocks

SW Park and Montgomery

OPEN 11am-4:00pm M-F



Island Style BBQ Catering in Portland

Weddings / Picnics / Parties / Luaus / Festivals / Reunions