Based out of Whatcom County, Washington, Paellaworks has been providing custom menus for catering, event consult and planning since 2003.
Our Paella and Arroz is handmade using traditional cooking techniques and the finest local ingredients available. Completely mobile, we bring the Paella experience to your event anywhere in the Pacific Northwest!
Paellaworks also offers :
Pop up oyster bars featuring fresh shucked regional oyster varietals.
Hot and cold Tapas menus.
Seasonally appropriate entrée menus in conjunction with Paella.
New Northwest regional cuisine in conjunction with Paella.
Pacific Northwest Seafood Beer Boils.
Bar Packages and consult of beer and wine.
Paella means pan in both Spanish & Catalan, and it is this pan, wide and shallow, that allows for the caramelized flavors of garlic, tomato, and fresh rosemary sofrito to meld. Short grain Valencian rice is then added and slowly simmered in handmade citrus saffron or squid ink stock. The paella is then garnished with appropriate ingredients for the type of paella being made. A wide array of seafood, meat, game and poultry as well as charcuterie is available, complimented by fresh seasonal vegetables, which are then steamed by the simmering rice and stock, creating a medley of flavor and texture greater than the sum of its parts.
WHERE AND HOW IS PAELLA COOKED?
Paella was traditionally cooked over open fire, but due to the reality of urban settings, the use of propane fueled paella burners is utilized for most events, allowing the paella to be cooked on/in your veranda, carport, front yard, or any other feasible indoor/outdoor location. We will gladly build a grapewood fire in your front yard or office parking lot though!
HOW MANY PEOPLE CAN PAELLA FEED?
Private Paella events start at a minimum of twenty five guests.
Paella is available in vegetarian and vegan options, and can be tailored to food allergy specific situations.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS...
What types of Paella do you make?
Paellaworks offers custom made Paella as well as these classics:
Paella Mixta: Rosemary braised chicken or pork, freshly ground pork chorizo, Pacific pink scallop, wild caught Washington shrimp and shellfish.
Paella Mariscos: Bacalao Sofrito, fresh rockfish or Sockeye salmon, Pacific yearling oysters and scallops, wild caught Washington shrimp and shellfish.
Paella Negre: Squid or Cuttlefish ink with seasonal market seafood.
Paella Verduras: Vegetarian/vegan paella
Paella Carne: Jamón wrapped pork tenderloin or smoked paprika braised beef tenderloin, freshly ground chorizo, rosemary braised chicken, linguiça, roasted tomato, paquillo.
What comes with a Paella Package?
Paella is presented exclusively with Breadfarm baguettes and locally grown and dressed field greens.
Are you looking for a good time? So are we!
Tune in here, at the events page, to find out where and when Paellaworks will be serving up hot, fresh Paella as well as Oyster Bars, Tapa, and who knows what else!
4/29 Hama Hama Oysterrama, Lilliwaup, WA
Paellaworks will be back firing up oyster and linguiça Arroz for this once a year pure PNW intertidal celebration put on and hosted by the great folks at Hama Hama! 11-5:00
3/26 Oyster Bar! Slough Food, Edison, WA
Come enjoy the marvels of Edison and chow down on fresh and grilled oysters at the pinnacle of seasonal goodness! 12-4ish.
3/5 Oyster Bar NOLA Style, Slough Food, Edison, WA
Join us for oysters in Edison featuring Blau and Drayton Harbor Oysters grilled and fresh! NOLA inspired toppings, traditional charbroil, Oysters Drago, Oysters Rue Chartres and more 12-4ish.
Planning a Wedding? We have many years of experience in event and Wedding planning and will work closely with you and your Wedding planner to provide a truly special and memorable addition to your most special of days.
We provide event site consult, wine and beer and beverage consult, rental consult, menus taylored to you and your guests, as well as staffing.
Paellaworks Corporate Services:
On site paella package interactive catering.
Packaged drop off delivery.
Remote site event planning and catering.
Event planning and consult.
Past and present Corporate/Non Profit Clients include:
Artifacts Wine Bar
Bellingham Parks Department
Bellingham Physical Therapy
Bellingham Technical College
Bentley Motors Limited
Boundary Bay Brewery
Burning Man LLC
CB Premier Construction LLC
Circle Of Life Caregiver Cooperative
Finnriver Farm & Cidery
Ford Motor Company
Hama Hama Oyster Company
John L. Scott Real Estate-Anacortes
Kona Bicycle Company
Kulshan Brewing Company
Mt. Baker Rheumatology Clinic
Mt. Baker Vineyards
Mt. Baker Ski Area
Pleasant Hill Cellars
Puget Sound Energy
Purple Smile Wines
Seifert & Jones Wine Merchants
Vital Choice Seafoods
Wake 'N Bakery
Whatcom Conservation District
Windermere Real Estate
Oysters! A Northwest tradition. We offer fresh shucked varietals offered by regional farms with traditional and custom garnishments. Small or Extra Small Pacific oysters are used for your on site enjoyment, and we are always working and experimenting on new and unique seasonal flavor pairing menus, as well as our own oyster explorations!
Smoked Lemon Granita
Gruyere Mornay, Preserved Chanterelle, Pepper Bacon
Smoked Tomato, Jameson, Preserved Peach, Maple Sugar
Miso Broth, Sake, Cucumber Nest, Salmon Roe, Furikake
Oysters Drago: Parsley - Garlic Butter, Romano, Parmesan
Oysters Rue Chartres: Candied Pineapple, Garlic, Ginger, Tomato, Lime
Oysters Mornay: Wild Shrimp, Andouille, Young Fontina, Brie, Caviar
Fresh Shucked offered varietals:
Drayton Harbor Tumbler Select
Served with traditional garnish, hot sauce bar and seasonal mignonette.
Paellaworks also features grilled and shucked oysters October through April, one Sunday a month at Slough Food in Edison, Wa. Please visit our events tab for dates.
Savor and enjoy the essence of beach life PNW style!
Seafood boils have a long and storied tradition in the foodways of coastal America. Originating in the coastal South up to New England, seafood boils have their own distinctive flavors dependant upon the region in which they are being prepared and the time of year.
Paellaworks is proud to offer our very own version with locally grown vegetables, hand made locally produced Linguiça Calabrese, Manila clams, yearling oysters and wild shrimp. And of course, local beer!
Available as a package with grilled fresh Breadfarm bread and dressed field greens.
Post Office Box 398
Maple Falls, WA 98266