We are frequently contacted for information to be included in articles for newspapers, magazines and various research. Want to know about fried seafood? Fresh seafood? The history of Woodman’s or why we have the best fried clams? We can even host film crews or assist with stories about Essex, Massachusetts!
We always like to help. Just give us a call and if we can be of assistance we will. Office hours are 9 to 5 Monday through Friday. The direct phone number is 978-768-2537.
If you need assistance on the weekend please ask for Steve, Doug, or Eian Woodman at 1-800-649-1773.
We once set up a trip down the Essex River for a nature show on the BBC! We’ve hosted commercials, TV shows and movies, as well as writers and photographers from all over the world. We enjoy helping the Press.
In addition to their restaurant, Woodman’s of Essex is known for its catering. If you and your guests love seafood, you’ll love these caterers. Featuring event sites in the Boston area, as well as north, south and west of Boston, host a clambake or a lobster feed for your event. Woodman’s also does down-home barbecues. They host corporate events as well. View Press
Clambakes are a New England tradition. For generations, clams, lobsters and corn were cooked over hot rocks below beach sand. Steve Woodman said his grandfather “Chubby,” founder of Woodman’s of Essex, innovated a faster cooking method in 1923 that does not require a beach. View Press
“We feel Woodman's of Essex has a product that delivers consistency and an experience, excellent customer service, as well as a speedy booking process — all of which we continue to strive for in our catering division,” said Maureen Woodman, director of catering sales. View Press
Maureen Woodman is joining the hosts of the Bloomberg Baystate Business radio show to give the "Bloomberg Baystate Business Fried Clam Index" (BBBFCI), a fun indicator of economic activity in Massachusetts as measured by the sale of fried clams at Woodman’s of Essex. Learn more about the show here, and listen to the latest weekly episodes. View Press
Woodman's of Essex made the New England Today Travel list of 10 best fried clam strips in New England. Whether you like clam bellies or strips (for the record, we serve both), Woodman's is sure to be a favorite, but we're proud to be the first and (we think) the best around. View Press
Maureen Woodman was a featured guest on NorthShore 104.9's "Breaking Bread" show. Maureen talks about Woodman's from 14:20-34:10, and then comes back again at the end of the show from 52:00-1:00:00 to serve the guys lobster rolls and talk about upcoming events at Woodman's. View Press