Professional catering teams serving Los Angeles, Washington DC. and San Diego

When Executive Chef Nick Brune and his wife, Emily, started Eco Caters, they launched their organic-food catering company in Southern California – one of the most competitive markets in the U.S.

More than a decade later, Eco Caters is thriving on both the West and East Coasts. With established catering teams in Los Angeles and San Diego, as well as Washington DC, Eco Caters has earned a reputation for excellence in high-quality, sustainable catering.

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We are a family owned catering team excited to share our table with you. We believe in seasonal menus sourced from local fields and pastures. Our passion for hand picked, organic ingredients shine through in each and every bite. If you’re hungry for classic cuisine or adventurous enough to try something a little more avant-garde, Eco Caters is here to serve you! With kitchens in San Diego, Los Angeles and Washington DC, our team are not just experienced but they are enthusiastic creators – determined to make your next event outstanding in every way.
Our services:

  • Wedding Catering
  • Corporate & Event Catering
  • Simply Lunch

Eco Caters. Where food matters.

  • 10 years experience
  • Organic, sustainable catering
  • Creative, dedicated team
  • Covering Southern California and Washington DC
  • Small enough to care, big enough to deliver


I will be your most admiring fan…. You were essential to making my wedding the best day of my life so far!
– Angie Kania –
Thanks so much for everything! You all were absolutely the DREAM team. By the way, everyone I have talked to LOVED the food. They said it was the best wedding food ever. 🙂 Once again, thanks so much. We appreciate you all!!!
– Grace Liu –
It was Perfect and Amazing. Everything was so super yummy, and everyone loved everything! Your staff is always the very very best!
–  Megan –


Thoughtfully prepared food

Proving that there is an appetite for gourmet food elegantly prepared with fresh, organic and sustainable ingredients, the professionals at Eco Caters continue to explore new ways to delight their clients. Catering menus are based on the best of what’s available locally and in season. Most importantly, every menu is chef-driven and designed to the client’s taste and preferences. Impeccable service and incredible-tasting food start with people who want to share the good – for their clients’ guests, their communities and the earth. To help make every phase of your event come together beautifully, we offer recommendations to select vendors in the communities we serve.

Nick Brune

Raised in the kitchens of Louisiana, Nick Brune grew up in a family that viewed a home-cooked meal as one of the greatest acts of love. That simple trust in the power of good food to gather friends and family around a table inspired Nick and his wife, Emily, to create their organic catering company.

Emily Brune

Emily manages the family of Eco Caters kitchens across Los Angeles, San Diego, and Washington D.C. Her infectious energy fuels the entire Eco team so whether your event is once in a lifetime or an excuse to celebrate a milestone, Emily and her team will make your experience an occasion to remember.

Rob Turner
Los Angeles, Head Chef

Chef Rob was born in the Fall of 1979 in Southern California. He spent most of his childhood living in the beach cities of Los Angeles, Going to the beach and occasionally fishing. When he was a child he dreamed of being an artist so he drew and he painted and he scribbled and he found art to be a place that he was comfortable with. In his teen years he decided to put down the pencil and pick up a guitar, he loved to play music and was completely taken over by the desire to rock.

Rick Borba
San Diego, General Manager

Rick has been in the hospitality industry for the past 20 years. With the passion of Customer Service and Operations, Rick brings A well balanced attack to our Eco Family.

Jessica Sleep
San Diego, Lead Catering Coordinator

Jessica lives, breathes, sleeps hospitality with over five years’ experience in catering and event planning, and a stint volunteering at a USDA Organic Certified Farm. She’s a stickler for detail to ensure that your event is the stuff of dreams. Her sunny personality make her a real hit with clients.

Mackenzie Richmond
Los Angeles, Lead Event Coordinator

Mackenzie is an LA Native with a passion for hospitality and creating gorgeous events. Her genuine love of wholesome and organic food sparked her career journey where she began as a Culinary Instructor at a plant-based school, and then worked locally as a Private Chef. Her knowledge, her enthusiastic demeanor, and her sparkling attention to detail will help bring your dream event to life.

Stacy Im
Los Angeles, Lead Sales

Stacy’s energy is the driving force behind the love between our kitchen and clients. Since childhood, she had a love affair with cooking, hosting parties while being extremely efficient and resourceful. Born with an adventurous spirit, she has traveled to over 30 countries to discover the different flavors around the world and to connect with a diverse groups of people. Stacy’s passion for food and love for hosting parties is the perfect combination to help clients achieve their extraordinary events. When she isn’t obsessing over perfecting events or romantic walks to the fridge, she can be found at the gym, hiking, practicing yoga and maybe jumping out of a plane.

Marina Macias
San Diego, Lead Sales

Marina’s bright personality makes it a wonderful experience to all clients. With over 5 years of experience in customer service, she is dedicated to making sure all clients needs and wants are met. You can be reassured that your event will be one to remember.

Jase DiNardo
San Diego, Head Chef

From a young age Jase has been surrounded in the culinary field. With a chef as a dad he has been instilled the virtues of hard work and efficiency in every day life. Which helped get this young chef into the role that he is in today. With a fine dining background from working his way up in Las Vegas, to building his career in catering in San Diego he has built up a well rounded set of skills that will bring you the best experience possible for any of your needs.

Chef Robert Wood
Co-Owner/Executive Chef

Whether it was at his first post on Tybee Island at Georges’ in his hometown of Savannah, Georgia or his current position as Executive Chef of Eco Caters DC, Chef Wood has always believed in highlighting the ingredients. Over the years, he has cooked from San Diego to Nantucket to the Bahamas and DC, all while maintaining an affinity for simple presentations of well-procured foods. Chef Robbie uses the integrity of his ingredients as the foundation for a great variety of nutritious and delectable preparations. He continues to reinvest in the communities around him by giving his time and wares to a variety of non-profit organizations in the DMV that maintain similar interests.

John Boozer
Partner and VP

This native Washingtonian always had a passion to share great food and special occasions with those around him. Starting in the catering and restaurant business at 14 years old, John brings years of event experience and high-level customer service to Eco Caters DC. Working locally with farm-to-table concepts for almost ten years, John has developed great relationships with area farms and ranches. John founded Eco Caters DC in 2012, which continues to grow at a rapid pace throughout the Washington metropolitan area. Many Washingtonians, who share our love for organic food, have quickly embraced Eco Caters DC. Cosgrove and Chef Wood look to bring their creative passions and experience to teams and events in the Washington, DC area for years to come.