Meet Big Al

Big Al Laudencia makes his home in Adel, Iowa, with his wife Betsy and daughters, Taylor, Lily, and Emma. Al has excelled in the restaurant industry for many years and has spent time in locations such as Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri — both contributing to his love of BBQ.

Al’s love for food spans far beyond his specialty of BBQ. His Filipino upbringing and exposure to nearly every nationality of food has influenced experimentation with flavors that know no borders and are widely requested by his fans.

Al’s infectious personality, crafted culinary skills, and entertaining abilities are reinforced by his hand-selected staff who will work to ensure you enjoy a 5-star experience with Big Al’s BBQ & Catering.