(231) 383-5156Elberta, Michigan 49628

BBQ Menus

Casual BBQs and Pig Roasts

  • Grilled Brats and Burgers prepared and served with condiments and your favorite sides even S’mores, if you want.
  • Beef Brisket and/or Pork Rib BBQ Dry rubbed, slowly roasted and finished on the grill before service.
  • Mediterranean Grilled Chicken: Dry rubbed with Mediterranean spices, browned golden and then slowly roasted moist and tender. Finished on the grill before service.
  • Grilled Beef Tenderloin and Atlantic Salmon served with your favorite selection of side dishes and / or Caesar salad, Mediterranean potato salad, farmer’s market fresh tomato Caprese salad and farmer’s market fresh fruit crisp served a la mode with Hill Top Soda Shop’s Vanilla Ice cream, Higher Ground Coffee, cream and sugar.
  • Schoedel Farm Pig Roasted moist and tender served with all of your favorite traditional fixin’s. You name them we’ll prepare them!


Beef BBQ’s

Blanket of Love Rod Gentry’s Grillin’ Thauth

Pork and Chicken BBQ’s

Mustard BBQ

Traditional BBQ


  • Slaw prepared colorfully, crisp, creamy and cool.
  • Seasonal slaw with cabbage, kale, carrots & fennel tossed in sweet Thai chile vinaigrette peanuts and chives.
  • Cool cucumber Salad with red onion, fresh dill and cream
  • Cucumber, vine ripe tomato, dill and red onion in light summer balsamic vinaigrette
  • Cucumber and red onion with Thai chile vinaigrette of peanut oil, lime and basil
  • Classic Caesar with anchovie-less dressing.
  • Caesar with smoked whitefish, dried cherries and toasted almonds
  • Fresh baby spinach tossed with warmed sweet vinaigrette bacon bits hard boiled egg, red onion and tomato.
  • Vine ripe tomato, fresh mozzarella, basil, olive oil and balsamic vinegar
  • Vine ripe tomato, fresh mozzarella, red onion, Calamata olive, basil, oil and vinegar
  • Vine ripe tomato, fresh mozzarella, fresh avocado in a tasty vinaigrette
  • Smoked rosemary ham, cannelini bean, fennel, lemon, garlic and parsley
  • Three bean salad with pickled bell pepper, carrots, red onions and fresh herbs
  • French potato salad with hard boiled egg, red onion and radish in tarragon mustard vinaigrette
  • German potato salad with bacon and eggs and sweet and spicy spinach salad dressing.
  • Mediterranean Pasta prepared with cavatappi, fresh spinach, roasted red peppers, Greek calamata olives, feta cheese and tossed with balsamic vinaigrette.

 Corn and Beans

  • Elberta Farmer’s market fresh corn on the cob (early to mid August)
  • Sweet corn pudding baked golden brown, rich and moist. A great alternative to corn on the cob, if it isn’t fresh
  • Three beans baked in meatless BBQ with carmelized onions and roasted red peppers.
  • Three beans baked with with chipotle and chorizo


  • Fresh seasonal served on tasty scone-like shortcake with freshly whipped cream
  • Fresh seasonal fruit baked in yummy crisp made with butter, brown sugar and oats with freshly whipped cream
  • New York Style cheese cake served with assorted fresh fruit compote
  • Lemon poppyseed cake baked moist and filled with lemon curd and topped with cream cheese frosting.
  • Rich cream cheese brownie coupled with Hill Top Soda Shoppe raspberry sorbet.
  • Moist and dense carrot, zucchini and/or apple cakes chalked full of nuts, raisin, cranberries w/ cream cheese frosting blended with the essence of orange. Either one will knock your socks off!
  • Assorted Hill Top Soda Shoppe Ice creams and/or sorbet
  • Higher Grounds Fresh Brewed Coffee with Cream Cup Dairy cream and sugar