Category Clambakes and BBQ Catering

Choosing the Right Caterer 0

Podcast with Steve Woodman, the co‑CEO and owner of Woodman’s, about choosing the right caterer for a summer party.

Boost Morale With a Corporate Party 0

[music] Katlyn Graham:  Hello, I’m Katlyn Graham here with Maureen Woodman, the Director of Sales at Woodman’s. Today, we’re discussing how to boost morale at your company. These days, the economy is struggling. We’ve been going through some tough times. It’s really important to boost morale at your company. Maureen, what happened to corporate summer […]

How To Throw A Backyard BBQ Party 0

A backyard bbq is a staple of summer, and can be a great way to bring the family together to enjoy delicious food and excellent company. Here’s how to throw a successful backyard bbq for your next event. Katlyn Graham:  Hello, I’m Katlyn Graham, here with Maureen Woodman, the director of sales at Woodman’s. Today […]

Happy Memorial Day! 0

Of course, children are not the only ones susceptible to the allure Woodman’s has to offer.  Really, how could you go wrong?  Usually when I visit Woodman’s of Essex for dinner with my family, I am always overwhelmed by how so many choices I have!  More often than not I go with what has made […]

Lobster Leftovers from my New England Clambake 0

This was submitted from one of our summer customers… The other day, I had a traditional New England clambake catered by Woodman’s of Essex on a beach north of Boston, Massachusetts. I was left with six 1 ¼ pound freshly cooked lobsters because I ordered a twin lobster dinner for each of my guests and […]

A New England Clambake: From the Essex River to YOUR Backyard 0

Woodman’s of Essex is not only a seafood restaurant; we are also a catering company!  You may come to Woodman’s for dining in Essex; however Essex dining can come to YOU.  Check out our diverse and mouthwatering catering menus.  We specialize in fresh lobster, locally harvested steamed clams and our award winning clam chowder. We […]

Clambakes – we come to you and cook 0

We’ve been planning your event for over 100 years— all we need now is for you to choose the date! That’s right—our solid reputation of excellence spans over 100+ years and five generations. So when you choose Woodman’s to cater your event you receive more than great food and service—you get the peace of mind […]

First comes lobster then comes clambakes 0

Before fried clams, battered onion rings, and clambake catering  there were lobsters, stuffed and baked.  There have been a lot of changes to Woodman’s throughout the course of 95 years, here is an excerpt from the book written about our family that explains a little about the way things used to be. THE DOCK AND […]

Clambakes: From the “Alleyway” to you 1

If you have ever held or been to a Woodman’s clambake then you are probably familiar with how it works.  We show up in our iconic red and white trucks, loaded with everything from chowder bowls to fresh lobsters, line up the tables, and start cooking and serving as fast and efficient as we can.  […]

How to cook a boiled lobster: A staple in every clambake 0

Did you ever find yourself wondering how to cook one of those delicious lobsters you had at a Woodman’s clambake? Leave the fried clams and battered onion rings to us and cook your very own boiled lobster at home! Boiled Lobster- one of life’s simplest pleasures! And cooking it is easier than you might think… […]