“Success isn’t just about what you accomplish in your life; it’s about what you inspire others to do.”

– unknown

Foodz Catering is a locally owned, woman-owned business located in the heart of Seattle. Shelby founded the company in 1997 on the principle that catering should be a creative, innovative, and artistic experience.

We are dedicated to cultivating deliciously elegant menus. Our global culinary background provides an unparalleled depth for sophisticated or casual menu planning and presentation, with a focus on current, innovative, and high flavor profiles.

Our events are characterized by flavorful tastes and visual appeal, balanced by thoughtful, personalized touches.

This is the art of professional catering.

The true essence of hospitality is inclusivity.

The true essence of hospitality is driven by embracing diversity and committing to constant growth. 
At Foodz, we are a family. And as a family, we believe in a culture of inclusivity. 

When you come to work, we encourage you to bring your whole self. 

Our Founder

Shelby Sewell

CEO & Culinary Director

At the heart of Foodz Catering is the CEO & Culinary Director, Shelby Sewell. She is an accomplished, award-winning chef with over 30 years of experience. After graduating from London’s famed Cordon Bleu, she and her husband spent 7 years traveling through 33 countries, teaching, tasting, and learning. The experience changed their lives and ultimately became the inspiration for Foodz Catering.

Whether she’s working with a client on menu planning and event creation or donating her time and service to the community, Shelby infuses everything she does with laughter, enthusiasm, and a passion for globally inspired cuisine.

favorite foodz creation

Wine-Infused Macarons

Our Family

Our team consists of highly knowledgeable experts in event design and production to support you in all aspects of planning your event. We are passionate about the details, from event design and décor to rental choices and professional staffing. We are the Foodz family!

Jason Maroney

General Manager

favorite foodz creation

Old Fashioned Salmon Bites (Brown Sugar & Bourbon Cherrywood Smoked Salmon with Orange Zest. Served in a Chinese Soup Spoon with Cherry Balsamic Pearls)


Sales manager + event planner + officiant

favorite foodz creation

Halibut with Arugula Pistachio Pesto

Max Lizotte

Bar Manager

favorite foodz creation

The Ginger Drop (Vodka, Lemon Juice, Honeybush & Ginger infused simple, Ginger Liqueur)

karen thompson


favorite foodz creation

Korean Totchos (Tater Tots with Siracha Seasoned Salt | Sautéed Kimchi | Cheddar Cheese | Sour Cream | Gochujang Mayo)

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