Category Clambakes and BBQ Catering

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… […]

Clambake Checklist 0

Do you want to have a clambake, but don’t know where to start?  Well give us a call and we will help you with the rest.   Here is a handy little checklist that will get you on your way to having the perfect clambake. Choose your date, time, and menu with any extras. Mail in […]

Clambakes and Clamsteams 0

Here is an excerpt from an article written by a friend of our family.  Here the author describes how Chubby innovated the traditional clambake. In approximately 1923, Chubby Woodman, the then patriarch of the Woodman clan and the inventor of the fried clam, conducted his first clambake. An entrepreneur in the truest sense, he realized […]

Elvis and Clambakes 0

Everyone is familiar with Elvis Presley, most of you are familiar with clambakes, but we bet that only some of you are familiar with “The King’s” Clambake song.  Here are the lyrics from a legendary man about the historic event. Check this out! A retro look to the clambake and Elvis Performing! Clambake, by Elvis […]

A Clambake in Marietta, Ohio 0

Going to Ohio to Cook New England Clambake April 4, 1938 Gloucester Daily Time Here is an article we found in our family archives about how Chubby and only three other people brought a clambake for 5,000 to Marietta, Ohio.  Unfortunately the article is cut short but there’s enough here to share! ESSEX– When descendants […]