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Inspiring Cuisine You’ll Love

For over 30 years, Lisa Smith has been catering the greater Knoxville area delicious, chef inspired creations with professional service and Southern charm. As featured in Garden And Gun, The Food Network, The Knot, Southern Living and numerous "best of" lists we are proud to offer our services for your next event. She has been mastering her culinary craft and creating one of a kind events and parties for thousands of clients. At Big Fatty's we bring our unique sensibility, style, and taste to each affair. Chef Lisa along with one of the most dynamic teams in the area has set the bar for top notch service and cuisine. Contact us to learn more.

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When You’re Happy, We’re Happy

Our satisfied clients keep us alive and prospering. Lisa Smith is happy to be able to provide all of our clients with unparalleled services, and because of our efforts, they always come back for more. Read below to find out all the wonderful things our clients have to say about us. We are sure you will soon be convinced about working with our team as well.

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She [Lisa] catered my daughters wedding reception. Barn wedding and country food. Everyone loved it! They took care of everything. So worth it!

Krystal Floyd March 2018



Mouth-Watering Food

Big Fatty's is your neighborhood Catering Company, cooking all of your favorites with a hip new spin on traditional cuisine. Using fresh ingredients with a side of classical training, we make real food for real people. We specialize in large scale catered events. From custom weddings to corporate retreats, Big Fatty's Catering has the experience and the professional touch to meet and exceed your expectations, For your next event, choose Big Fatty's Catering and enjoy an amazing event without the stress.

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What We Do to Make Your Event Memorable

We know you’re in a balancing act between budget and great expectations. Whether you’re hosting a board meeting, a wedding or an open house, if you are in need of an upscale touch you’ve come to the right place. Let us help you wow your clients, prospects, or team with food that they won’t forget. We’ll create a meal, dinner party or event that you and your guests will absolutely love, and all at a great rate you will love just as much.

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Big Fatty's brings our expertise to your home, office, or event space, giving you the freedom to enjoy top-quality meals without effort. Our Corporate Events are guaranteed to take your taste buds on an epicurean journey that you will never forget. Big Fatty's provides outstanding food and service. We are a fully functioning catering service with licensed servers and bartenders to add professional detail when needed.

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Whether you’re planning to host an intimate dinner party with your closest family and friends, or maybe a larger gathering to celebrate a birthday, engagement party, holiday, or special occasion — we’ve got you covered! Our Drop-Offs bring the most delicious and creative culinary concepts straight to you, no fuss involved.



Weddings are our top priority. Big Fatty's serves your guests the tastiest food, from the nicest servers, making them feel welcome and pampered, as if, they were guests in our private home. At Big Fatty's we believe there is an intimate relationship between food, memories and special events. We customize our food and service to spoil your friends and loved ones, we do catering straight from the heart. Let us wow you with our food and impress you with our service.



Chef Lisa creates custom menus for all of our events. From gourmet appetizers to fresh salads, scrumptious dinners and succulent desserts, extreme thought and care are placed into every ingredients and every dish.
Weddings range from plated service to buffet style and from Southern BBQ to mouth watering fried chicken. Our prices start at a budget friendly 15.00 per person and end where your imagination stops. All of our events include professionally dressed servers to cater to your guests every need.

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Knoxville, TN, USA


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