Wood Street Grill offers affordable, high quality lunches
SUN PHOTO BY SUSAN ERWINMadison Faria, daughter of Chef Richard, helps runs the restaurant at least three days per week. She is pictured here serving a basket of sweet potato fries and a beverage to customer.
SUN PHOTO BY SUSAN ERWINChef Richard Faria, owner of the Wood Street Grill in Punta Gorda, stands near some of the many awards he has been given over the last nine years he has been in business.
SUN PHOTO BY SUSAN ERWINChef Richard Faria of the Wood Street Grill in Punta Gorda clears the table for some regular customers at the establishment.
By SUSAN ERWIN
Chef Richard Faria started his career in the restaurant business working as a dishwasher when he was a teenager.
Then he was a fry cook. Then a prep cook.