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The Clubhouse at Baywood is located on Delaware's Culinary Coast. Just three miles from Rehoboth Beach, Baywood is Southern Delaware's premiere wedding and event venue. 
Featurning a large ballroom overlooking the greens and gardens, an outdoor veranda, grounds for a tented reception, a professional planning staff, options for a single night reception or a whole weekend celebration, the possibilities at Baywood abound.
The Clubhouse at Baywood is sprawling enought to host a ceremony in the gardens, a cocktail reception on the outdoor patio or covered veranda, and a wedding reception in the ballroom for up to 260 people. The award winning Clubhouse also has options for a more intimate affair. The Clubhouse at Baywood, perfect for any wedding or event. 

  RACHAEL BAIN WAS BORN AND RAISED IN NEW CASTLE COUNTY DELAWARE. SHE ATTENDED ST. MARK’S HIGH SCHOOL AND WENT ON TO ATTEND THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE. WHILE THERE, SHE APPLIED TO DO A SEMESTER INTERNSHIP AT DISNEY IN THE FOOD AND BEVERAGE PROGRAM. SHE WAS ACCEPTED, AND REALIZED DURING THIS SEMESTER WORKING AT DISNEY THAT THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY WAS WHERE SHE BELONGED. UPON RETURN TO UD, RACHAEL DECLARED A MAJOR IN HOTEL AND RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT.    RACHAEL WORKED IN RESTAURANTS THROUGHOUT HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE. ONE SUMMER SHE INTERNED AT THE VIRDEN RETREAT CENTER IN LEWES, WHERE SHE WORKED AS AN EVENT PLANNER. SHE ENJOYED LIVING AND WORKING IN LEWES, AND LOVED HELPING PLAN AND FACILITATE WEDDINGS. IN 2014 RACHAEL’S SISTER WAS MARRIED AT THE CLUBHOUSE AT BAYWOOD. SHORTLY AFTER RACHEL APPLIED FOR AN EVENT COORDINATOR POSITION, AND STARTED HER CAREER THERE IN 2015.    IN 2018 RACHAEL WAS PROMOTED TO THE POSITION OF DIRECTOR OF EVENTS AT BAYWOOD.

RACHAEL BAIN WAS BORN AND RAISED IN NEW CASTLE COUNTY DELAWARE. SHE ATTENDED ST. MARK’S HIGH SCHOOL AND WENT ON TO ATTEND THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE. WHILE THERE, SHE APPLIED TO DO A SEMESTER INTERNSHIP AT DISNEY IN THE FOOD AND BEVERAGE PROGRAM. SHE WAS ACCEPTED, AND REALIZED DURING THIS SEMESTER WORKING AT DISNEY THAT THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY WAS WHERE SHE BELONGED. UPON RETURN TO UD, RACHAEL DECLARED A MAJOR IN HOTEL AND RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT.

RACHAEL WORKED IN RESTAURANTS THROUGHOUT HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE. ONE SUMMER SHE INTERNED AT THE VIRDEN RETREAT CENTER IN LEWES, WHERE SHE WORKED AS AN EVENT PLANNER. SHE ENJOYED LIVING AND WORKING IN LEWES, AND LOVED HELPING PLAN AND FACILITATE WEDDINGS. IN 2014 RACHAEL’S SISTER WAS MARRIED AT THE CLUBHOUSE AT BAYWOOD. SHORTLY AFTER RACHEL APPLIED FOR AN EVENT COORDINATOR POSITION, AND STARTED HER CAREER THERE IN 2015.

IN 2018 RACHAEL WAS PROMOTED TO THE POSITION OF DIRECTOR OF EVENTS AT BAYWOOD.

  EXECUTIVE CHEF TOM DEPTULA IS A NATIVE DELAWAREAN WHO HAS BEEN COOKING FOR 23 YEARS. TOM ATTENDED THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE WHERE HE EARNED A DEGREE IN PHILOSPHY AND PUBLISHED UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH IN THE FIELD OF LANGUAGE ACQUISITION. TOM STARTED HIS CULINARY CAREER SWEEPING FLOORS IN A DELI. CHEF GRADUALLY WORKED HIS WAY INTO THE KITCHENS OF REHOBOTH’S FINE DINING SCENE WORKING HIS WAY UP TO THE ROLL OF EXECUTIVE CHEF.    HAVING TRAVELED EXTENSIVELY BOTH HERE IN THE STATES AND ABROAD, TOM HAS DEVELOPED A GREAT APPRECIATION FOR ALL TYPES OF CUISINE. HE BEST DESCRIBES HIS STYLE OF COOKING AS SIMPLE COASTAL AMERICAN. THE ART OF CHARCUTERIE IS JUST ONE OF CHEF’S PASSIONS. OUTSIDE OF WORK YOU’LL MOST LIKELY FIND CHEF TOM FISHING OR HUNTING. DON’T BE SURPRISED TO FIND HIM CASTING HIS LINE INTO ONE OF OUR PONDS!

EXECUTIVE CHEF TOM DEPTULA IS A NATIVE DELAWAREAN WHO HAS BEEN COOKING FOR 23 YEARS. TOM ATTENDED THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE WHERE HE EARNED A DEGREE IN PHILOSPHY AND PUBLISHED UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH IN THE FIELD OF LANGUAGE ACQUISITION. TOM STARTED HIS CULINARY CAREER SWEEPING FLOORS IN A DELI. CHEF GRADUALLY WORKED HIS WAY INTO THE KITCHENS OF REHOBOTH’S FINE DINING SCENE WORKING HIS WAY UP TO THE ROLL OF EXECUTIVE CHEF.

HAVING TRAVELED EXTENSIVELY BOTH HERE IN THE STATES AND ABROAD, TOM HAS DEVELOPED A GREAT APPRECIATION FOR ALL TYPES OF CUISINE. HE BEST DESCRIBES HIS STYLE OF COOKING AS SIMPLE COASTAL AMERICAN. THE ART OF CHARCUTERIE IS JUST ONE OF CHEF’S PASSIONS. OUTSIDE OF WORK YOU’LL MOST LIKELY FIND CHEF TOM FISHING OR HUNTING. DON’T BE SURPRISED TO FIND HIM CASTING HIS LINE INTO ONE OF OUR PONDS!

 

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The wedding coordinators truly care that your wedding is perfect for you and work with you every step of the way. They definitely go above and beyond in every aspect throughout the entire wedding process, as does the florist.
— Danielle & David - 05/19/2018