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5 Tips to Save Your Sanity When Catering for Large Parties 0

Catering for Large PartiesLarge parties are a lot of fun but can be a headache for the host. Between securing a venue, choosing a menu, sending invitations, and tracking RSVPs, there is a lot to be done to ensure the event runs smoothly. Follow these five tips to save your sanity when catering for large parties.

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How to Plan a Successful Timeline for Your Catered Event 0

Catered Event
Even the most ‘go with the flow’ party host needs some sort of event timeline to ensure that their event is properly planned and nothing is forgotten. Day-of timelines are also important and will help the host keep track of every vendor’s arrival and departure, while also making sure the food and drinks are promptly served.

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Healthy Catering Ideas 0

Whether you’re looking to cater healthy food, or work with someone’s dietary restrictions, there’s a lot of catering options available. Maureen Woodman from Woodman’s of Essex discusses some healthy catering ideas. Listen or read more to find out about a variety of catering options for your next event.

John Maher: Hi.

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Set Their Heart Aflutter with Lobsters and Butter! 0

Bring Your Valentine to Woodman’s this week for a Sweet Deal!


Monday, February 12th through Friday, February 16th, 2018

  • Twin Lobsters
  • New England Clam Chowder
  • French Fries
  • Onion Rings
  • Coleslaw
  • Two Chocolate Lobsters for a sweet treat!


Available all day! We open daily at 11am! See restaurant hours.

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5 Fast and Ready Tips for Planning a Gluten-Free Event 0

More and more people are embracing gluten-free lifestyles. Some need to take this route for health reasons, and others prefer how gluten-free eating makes them feel. Planning a gluten-free event? Check out the following gluten-free catering ideas.

Start with Naturally Gluten-Free Foods

One of the best ways to make a menu gluten free is to fill it with foods that are naturally gluten free.

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Winter Catering Ideas 0

Spring Catering Ideas

Whether you’re planning a wedding, a corporate event, a big holiday party, or any other kind of winter extravaganza, you need food that will make your guests smile. Combat the chill in the air with these cozy winter catering ideas.

Warm Soups and Chowders

During the winter, people want soothing, comforting foods, and for many people, hearty soups, stews, and chowders are at the top of the list.

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Catering Ideas for Corporate Holiday Parties 0

Corporate Holiday PartiesThe end of the year always seems to come quickly, which means that your company can be often left scrambling to organize holiday celebrations. Whether it’s a corporate “Friendsgiving” dinner, holiday party, or New Year’s gala, there’s already plenty to juggle.

When all this is going on, why leave the food up to chance?

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Woodman’s “ALES over ALS” Event 0

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Ales Over ALS: A Crafter’s Delight was celebrated in scenic Essex, where they took full advantage in all things that are locally crafted from farm, sea, and brew kettle. All proceeds from this fundraising event went directly to Compassionate Care ALS, in support of people living with ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease).

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Fall Catering Ideas 0

Fall Catering IdeasNow that the cool breezes of fall are sweeping through your open windows, it’s become the season of hayrides, pumpkin spice lattes, and exciting fall get togethers. There’s nothing quite like autumn when the leaves are changing and the weather is just right for a warm mug of apple cider. Do you need some fresh fall catering ideas for your next autumn celebration?

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Events Perfect for Fried Clam Catering 0

Fried Clam Catering

What’s the best time to have some scrumptious fried clam catering? Is it a birthday, anniversary, or work party?

That was a trick question! The truth is that anytime is a good time to enjoy some delicious fried clams. Whether it’s a graduation, first communion, or farewell party, any event is best enjoyed with all your favorite people and the best of New England fare.

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