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Back in the 1860s, the word chuck was common slang for food. A chuck wagon was a special type of field kitchen used for storing and transporting perishable food and cooking equipment on the prairies of the United States and Canada.

Chuck wagons were an essential part of westbound-settlers’ wagon trains and were also used to feed travelling workers such as cowboys and loggers. Typical food items included beans, salted meats, coffee and sourdough biscuits.

Howdy Folks!

A century and a half later, here we are with a new take on keeping hungry wanderers happy. At Chuck Wagon Kitchen, we’re passionate about providing fresh and tasty good quality street food with the flavour of the old Wild West.

Our specialities are American-style filled sub rolls, oven-baked wedges and jacket potatoes. We offer a good selection of delicious, wholesome fillings – and will be happy to adapt or customise our menu on request.

You’ll find us at various food festivals, music festivals and other events throughout the year. You can also book Chuck Wagon Kitchen for your private function.

The Authentic Flavour of America’s Wild West

You folks gonna have yourselves a real treat when Chuck Wagon Kitchen rolls into town. Tell the truth, we’re no cowboys, but we sure know how to take inspiration from days gone by and rustle up somethin’ special. So mosey on down and see what’s cookin’.

ROLLIN’ YOUR WAY SOON – KEEP YOUR EAR TO THE GROUND!

Our Scrumptious Food

There’s one ingredient in every single thing that comes out of Chuck Wagon Kitchen and that’s total dedication. Wherever possible, we make our own sauces and dressings and track down fresh top-quality produce from local suppliers.

So be prepared for a full-on assault of your taste buds.

What’s on the menu?

The menu we offer is flexible and may be customised to the event – so what you see here is just a sample of what you can look forward to when you pay us a visit.

We always have a wide choice of hearty fillings, which you can order in a sub or jacket or naked with side-order of wedges.

THE CISCO KID

Mexican through ‘n’ through

Pork meatballs smothered in tomato salsa and warmed – laid on a bed of tortilla chips and topped with grated cheese. Garnished with sliced tomato, red onion and fresh coriander. And, if you can take the heat, jalapenos too!

Served with sour cream.

ROY ROGERS

Beef and beans – a cowboy classic

Thick, minced beef mild chilli with a spoonful of our own cowboy beans, loaded with grated cheddar cheese and finished off with salad leaves, sliced tomato and red onion. Served with sour cream – and, if you want an extra kick, jalapenos.

That’s just a taste of what we got cookin’ in Chuck Wagon Kitchen

Check us out at our next event for our full menu. And remember – whatever you see here as a sub, you can order as a jacket or naked with a side order of wedges.

All our wedges are hand-cut by us and baked to perfection in our trusty little oven.

Check out our menu board on the day as flavours and specials may vary.

DYNAMITE DAN

Spicy potato wedges

Lightly oiled and seasoned potato wedges dusted with an explosive combination of chopped onion, chilli and our special blend of spices. Served with jalapenos (of course), sour cream and chilli sauce as mild or eye-watering as you choose.

JOHN CHEESE ‘UM

Cheesy potato wedges

Wedged potatoes seasoned with garlic and spices, baked with a touch of olive oil and coated with shredded parmesan cheese.

Served with ranch or sour cream.

SWEET CHEROKEE

Sweet potato wedges

Sweet potatoes wedged and seasoned with a hint of garlic and spices, baked with a drizzle of olive oil.

Served with sour cream and sweet chilli sauce.

THE LONE RANGER

Chicken with an unusual twist

Oven baked potato with melting butter, succulent warm chicken pieces in our own lime, chilli and ginger natural yogurt sauce, followed by ample grated cheese, kiwi slices and cashew nuts. Finished with mixed salad leaves and sliced tomato.

That’s just a taste of what we got cookin’ in Chuck Wagon Kitchen

Check us out at our next event for our full menu. And remember – whatever you see here as a jacket, you can order as a sub or naked with a side order of wedges.

THE CISCO KID

Mexican through ‘n’ through

Pork meatballs smothered in tomato salsa and warmed – topped with grated cheese. Accompanied by tortilla chips and optional jalapenos, garnished with sliced tomato, red onion and fresh coriander. Side serving of potato wedges included.

Served with sour cream and your favourite chilli sauce.

CHUCK WAGON COWBOY BEANS

Legendary Comfort Food (V)

We take four types of beans, add chopped tomatoes and our secret seasoning and slow-cook these simple ingredients into a satisfying wondermeal.

These are the same beans we use in our Roy Rogers dishes, but we keep them meat-free, so vegetarians can enjoy this hearty classic too.

We think they go best with wedges or jacket potato. But also we’re happy to serve ’em in a sub.

We’re a-comin’!

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Get in touch

For any enquiries about Chuck Wagon Kitchen mobile catering, please fill in the form and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

As a professional catering business, you can rest assured we take the responsibility of food safety and hygiene very seriously. We have staff trained to levels 2 or 3 in Food Safety and Hygiene for Catering and have all the necessary certification.

We are members of NCASS (Nationwide Caterers Association) and draw on their support and guidance not only in exercising due diligence, but also in maintaining the high standards we set ourselves.

We also have public and employers liability insurance.

PHOTO CREDIT: Texas State Vehicle: Chuck Wagon (Eating dinner ca. 1900) Library of Congress Call Number: LC-D4-13756. Photograph: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.