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About Us 2017-04-02T01:24:33+00:00
Lisa DeeterCatering & Owner
Growing up, our family always cooked together and made most everything from scratch. Home Economics was my favorite subject in high school & as a freshman I was given the Home Ec Student of the Year Award! In our Church and Christian Day School there were many a banquet that I got to plan and for several years had the privilege of organizing our funeral luncheons & Love Meals programs. In 1994 I became a Pampered Chef Consultant & presented over 700 cooking demonstrations and lead a group of over 40 men & women. After being widowed in 2001, I went to work as a receptionist & became a Reflexologist in a massage therapy center. I met & married Bob Deeter in 2009 and it wasn’t long before Deet’s BBQ was born. And now, for the rest of the story…

Trevor DeeterOwner & Operator
Growing up, dad taught me how to cook before I could even reach the stove. I learned family recipes but became a pro at just about nothing. I don’t think I really began to appreciate everything dad taught me in the kitchen until I moved out and went off to college. I studied graphic design, procrastinating, and hangovers for about five years (long enough to realize that I wasn’t interested anymore) only to uproot and plant myself here in Ohio. Building Deet’s has been a rewarding, scary, exciting and humbling adventure that I wouldn’t change for anything.

Fun fact: I could eat Thai food every day!

Bob DeeterOwner & Operator
Growing up as the third of four children I learned quickly to cook because the cook didn’t do dishes. I loved cooking although my heart & soul wanted to be a pilot so I applied and was excepted To Embry Riddle Aeronautical University However funding for college didn’t happen so a friend invited me to Naples,Fl to work at their families restaurant, so I went. After years of cooking I moved to northern Michigan to care for my father. Soon after, I met and then married my wife Lisa, moved to Maumee and together with two of our sons opened Deet’s BBQ.

Fun fact: I’m not a fan of pulled pork.

Our Story

Deet’s BBQ is a local, family owned and operated home-style barbeque restaurant and mobile catering company located in Maumee, Ohio. Deet’s provides a one of a kind dining experience at a price that is sure to make your wallet as happy as your taste buds. With the use of our wood smokers, we are able to provide the most succulent, tender, flavorful meats. We are known for our mouthwatering sliced brisket sandwich, slow smoked pulled pork, and St. Louis Style Ribs served with a wide array of delicious sides, made from scratch. No matter what your tastes -there is sure to be something you’ll love.

We May Run Out

At Deet’s we believe one of the several keys to great barbecue is freshness. Our barbecue is made fresh daily and produced in limited quantity to abide by this freshness. Unfortunately, the reality of this means that we might run out of an item from time to time. Don’t fret, it’ll be back. In fact, it’s probably in the smoker right now. Thanks for all your support and patience during this time!

Deet’s BBQ will provide local, high quality, freshly prepared food at affordable prices. Our knowledgeable staff aims to bring a unique flavor to our food using select woods to smoke all of our signature meats.

Award Winning BBQ

  • 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014 NWO Rib Off “Peoples Choice Award” for Best Local Ribber
  • 2012 & 2014 Best of Toledo: Best BBQ
  • 2011 & 2012 Best Overall Ribber
  • 2013 Delta Rib Off, Best Ribs People’s Choice
  • 2013 Wings Over Wauseon, Best Wings People’s Choice and Judges Choice