Padraic grew up working in his parents' village pub in Galway, Ireland and moved to the United States in 2015. Through some chance work opportunities he became fascinated with traditional southern barbecue and learned his way around a wood-fired smoker. After welding his own smoker at the Steel Yard in Providence, Padraic held his first catered event at Whalers Brewing in South Kingstown in 2016. Since then, Keane’s has continued to build a reputation for exceptional food and service. Opening a popular BBQ take-out service in the Edgewood neighborhood of Cranston in 2020. Keane’s Wood-Fired Catering offers a wide range of services: Full Service Catering for events – From event set-up to tear down. Keanes will serve your guests from cocktails through dessert and make your party a breeze. Keanes provides a range of services from bar services to passed appetizers, stationary grazing for cocktail hour with a staff serviced buffet or family style dinner. We provide a range of non-alcoholic options including coffee and tea service, and for desserts we can order them for you or set up and maintain a station with what ever desserts you choose to provide. Typically we arrive 2 hours before your guests to set-up our kitchen, get the smoker fired up and if needed stage tableware, utensils and napkins. For our bar this time is spent staging and icing down product. Generally this means we have 2 hours for set up and 1 hour for breakdown and about 3 - 5 hours for our agreed upon menu. Our clean-up includes a sweep on the venue to ensure all trash or rentals from our contracted services is removed and taken care of so you can focus on enjoying your special day. Everything is made from scratch and we provide an assortment of house-made pickles and sauces for your guests to choose from at no extra charge. We also have vegetarian, gluten-free and vegan options if you have guests with dietary restrictions. We bring in everything that we need, including our friendly & helpful staff to make sure your event is legendary! To compliment our full-service catering we can also help booking rentals including tents, tables, linens, silverware, and dishware. Save the Date For Full-service catering we have a Save the date $1000 deposit, and a $3000 minimum. Additional ways to enjoy Keane's: Express Catering and holiday packages – With 72 hours notice - pick-up or drop-off services. Friday Night BBQ take-out from from 4-8pm at our shop in the Edgewood neighborhood of Cranston.