Hello! I'm Richard Wood, proud owner of Woodrich Events. 

I found myself drawn to the art of cooking before I could reach the top of the stove, and I have dedicated my life to the hospitality field ever since. 

After my culinary studies at the Art Institute in Seattle and Cordon Bleu in Paris, I traveled across the country from Seattle to Philadelphia, Chicago to California, absorbing the many different cultures of cuisine that fed my passion for the culinary arts and travel. I now reside in the Bay Area, one of the most prosperous culinary meccas on the planet.

My food philosophy is simple: Use the freshest ingredients from local farms and businesses around the Bay Area and the Peninsula and tailor these ingredients to your catering needs. Whether you choose an outdoor barbecue or an elegant dinner party for eight, rest assured what you will enjoy was born, raised and grown not far from your backyard.


Chef / Owner

When asked what I have done to help society, I respond with three simple words — I feed them.
— Chef Rich Wood


At Woodrich Events our mission is to cultivate memorable events by exceeding your expectations with innovative cuisine, creative presentation and exceptional service. We will accomplish this by consistently delivering:

• Quality above convenience in our service and food preparation

• Positive energy and respect towards our clients

• Enthusiasm to customize our services to our clients' needs.

• Leading our efforts to be community-centric and environmentally conscious.