Experience - Doug Goodreau Professional Pumpkin Carver in California


 1994 Cypress College, Cypress, CA -  1st. place winner in the mortuary science department's pumpkin carving contest (you know this was a scary one).   Faulkner Farm Pumpkin Patch, Santa Paula, CA - 1st. place carving contest winner (3 years in a row)! 
1997 Rose Hills Mortuary, Whittier, CA- Took 1st. place in a carving contest this year as well as provided many gruesome Halloween decorations during seasons past.      
1997-2015 Calabasas Pumpkin Festival - I've provided only the scariest squash sculpture in town upon individual requests and gave demonstrations a cut above the rest. 
2000-'05 Fillmore & Western Railway Station, Fillmore, CA - Whittled wicked Halloween faces for pumpkin patch guests and provided demonic     designs for the dinner train theater.        
2003 Today In L.A. Weekend Edition with Chris Schauble (channel 4), Burbank, CA - Promotional demonstration and interview.     1994 - '98 Faulkner Farm Pumpkin Patch, Santa Paula,CA - 1st. place pumpkin decorating contest winner (5 years in a row)!    
2003 Vons, La Canada/Flintridge,CA - Carved pumpkins for customers and decoration (10% of all proceeds went to breast cancer research
2003-'08  Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County's "Haunted House", CA  - Creepy creations carved for spirited members  as well as disturbing decorations delivered to the museum.

2004 Descanso Gardens, La Cresenta, CA  - Delightfully disgusting display pumpkin cut  for the harvest festival.

      Underwood Family farms, Simi Valley, CA  - Fun, but frightening creations produced for patrons on the weekends along with    slightly demented demonstrations. 
2007 ABC Inc., "Desperate Housewives", Halloween special/ television show - Created specialty requested pumpkins for decorative set props.  
2008-'12 Pierce College's "Corn Maze", Woodland Hills, CA - Frightful pumpkin art designed & produced for festival patrons on weekends.

2011 The Ellen DeGeneres Show - Carved a silhouette  of Ellen and her name in a pumpkin for her show.

2012 Created designs for television show: Good Luck Charley

         Horrific pumpkin designs provided for the public at PA's Pumpkin Patch, Long Beach, CA
2013 Competed on Food Network's Halloween Wars

        Access Hollywood- carved pumpkins with cast  from Modern Family & musician, Rick Springfield

        Parks & Recreation - sculpted likenesses of cast

        Angel City Brewery.- Entertained guests with pumpkin art demonstrations all evening.

2014 Carved for Lopez Pumpkin Patch in Hollywood, CA

          Created likenesses of cast on Disney Channel's, Jessie 

          Tutorial & demonstration for playboy.tv

2015 Competed on Halloween Wars, Food Network....