Our Story

Our Mission

Create a memorable experience for clients and guests through quality foods, superior service, and perfect venues — all at a sensible price.

Woodhouse is built on a well-known reputation for providing quality foods and outstanding service to our guests. We know how to feed a crowd, make every guest feel special, and exceed our clients’ expectations. And we do it all at a value unmatched in Central Virginia.

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Mike Scheff
Mike ScheffFounder & Director
Mike was born and raised in Brooklyn New York. He gained interest in the food industry by following in his father’s footsteps. Mike began going to work with his father who owned Parkside Deli off Park Avenue in New York. Several years later, after attending college and working at a French restaurant at the World Trade center, he attended New York Restaurant School. After graduation, Mike started his career working as a chef in country clubs from Staten Island, NY to Cocoa Beach, FL. After that, he began his journey in Senior Living as Director of Dining Services throughout the east coast. Mike is currently the Director of Dining Operations at Covenant Woods and the Founder of Woodhouse Catering. After catering for 25 years in Country Clubs and high end Senior Living communities, Mike was ready to utilize his skills to help support and market Covenant Woods. He looks forward to working with the local community and being your caterer of choice.
Amber Robinson
Amber RobinsonCatering Manager
Amber, with over 10 years of experience in the event industry, has traversed a diverse career path, starting from working with bridal shops to eventually owning a catering company. A self-proclaimed “foodie,” she brings a wealth of culinary experiences from her travels to various countries, incorporating diverse cuisines into her cooking. Fluent in Spanish, Amber acquired this skill through living in Spain and Venezuela, enriching the catering services with a global touch and making them accessible to a broader audience.
Amber’s dedication extends beyond her culinary expertise; she is focused on ensuring that your event is smooth and carefree. An interesting tidbit about Amber is her involvement in dressing actors for the movie “Lincoln” during its filming in Petersburg, VA.
Brianna Wright
Brianna WrightCatering Coordinator
Cindy Barton
Cindy BartonTeam Captain
Kristen Hess
Kristen HessTeam Captain

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You may be on our website for the food — and you can find it all here, from box lunches to burger bars to premium table service dinners. Have a look, but keep in mind: We offer so much more.

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