About Chef Craig

Chef Haagenson has more than 25 years of culinary expertise. He and his wife Teresa Haagenson own Haagenson's Catering and Ribslayer BBQ To Go in McMinnville, Oregon.

Ribslayer makes BBQ Tacos!


2014 ACF/Oregon Chef du Society

First place champ for best barbeque in Oregon! The trophy is in McMinnville folks! Looking to keep it here in 2015!

2015 menu sure to take award winning approach!

Hi all!

We are headed in to the think tank with some of the best award winning recipes we have to come up with the new 2015 Haagenson’s Catering Menu! Our Bride and Grooms, our catering customer regulars and will be eagerly looking to host their next party and use Haagenson’s Catering!

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Happy Super Bowl!

Greetings Foodies! If you are here, then you must have seen the FaceBook posts and all the food pictures we have been posting from the latest events and recipes we are working on at Ribslayer To Go, our restaurant in McMinnville. Go to the Ribslayer to Go page and like it and keep up with the fun! […]

What’s being said about Haagenson’s Catering!!!

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Tips from the Chef

Now is the best time to call us for your company or family Holiday parties! If you want to spend more time your guests, call Chef Craig and ask about ways to get great quality meats and sides for you with a great price now thru Dec 15th! Whole Beef Steamship rounds, Giant Turkeys, Smoked Prime Rib! The […]

What are you asking for???

We get all kinds of new people ask about how our catering service works. Its great because they come in not knowing what to expect. Burgers, Fried Chicken, Dumplings, Vegetarian and Gluten free foods. Then they look at our menu and there off into deep thought! We serve Oregon BBQ. Favorites of our customers. Nothing […]

A sweet end to 2011

There it is, 2011. Dust in the wind. We feel like Bon Jovi as in “We’ve seen a million faces, and we rocked them all!” 2011 was the year the economy came back.. A little. Bacon and Chocolate came to Ribslayer Fans. More people had weddings than ever and they were all so fun and […]

Fall is here!! Embrace your season!

Stew, Chili, Chantrelle’s, Soups. Its what’s on the stove this time of year that really gets your heart warmed up to feast. Discover that Haagenson’s Catering can roast up your Thanksgiving bird with special attention to detail. Leaving you to relax all day. Check in our our upcoming Harvest and Holiday Platters. Keep one for […]

Thank you! A season changing…

Thank you all for making this summer such a big year for Haagenson’s Catering. All of our customers have been having so much fun eating that we haven’t had time to stop and smell the smoker! But here it is. A big THANK YOU! From all of us at Haagenson’s Catering.
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