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.

San Diego & Los Angeles Team

Robert Wood

CEO / Exec Chef
Whether it was at his first post on Tybee Island at Georges’ in his hometown of Savannah, Georgia or 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, maintaining an affinity for simple presentations of well-procured foods. Using the integrity of his ingredients as the foundation for a great variety of delectable preparations. He continues to reinvest in 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 / VP
Originally From Charlottesville, VA, grew up working construction on a farm and bussing tables on the weekends. It was during this time that he developed a passion for sustainability and a commitment to the health and longevity of our communities, the environment and the planet as a whole. After graduating from The University of Virginia's Business School, John spent the next 20 years growing his skill set and expertise in sales. He has held executive level roles in multiple organizations, within multiple industries. John served as the youngest Department head in the Omni Corporation, directing recruitment, training, spearheading marketing initiatives and managing the F&B program.

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.

Rob Turner

Executive Chef, San Diego
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.

Rah Zah La-Tour

Executive Chef LA
Rah-Zah LaTour is a resilient professional based in Los Angeles. Overcoming a challenging upbringing in foster homes and gang violence, he found his calling in cooking. After training in Culinary Arts at L.A. Trade Technical College in 2012, worked as a chef in fine restaurants in Beverly Hills and Venice, and later served as Executive Chef at Los Coyotes Country Club for six years. As a people person and skilled chef, infuses creativity and passion into his culinary creations. Rah-Zah strives to be the best version of himself, using his culinary skills and professional roles to help others.

Christine Shefield

Christine Sheffield is a dedicated professional with extensive experience in the hospitality industry. She began her journey at Eco Caters in Los Angeles in 2016 and was later appointed as the Lead Coordinator and Manager. In this role, she has driven the success of numerous events, creating seamless and memorable experiences for clients and guests. In 2021, Christine relocated to San Diego but continued in her role, bringing her passion for detail and flawless execution to every event, whether it’s a corporate gala, a wedding, or a social gathering.

Carla Held

Director of Operations