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Dna events is a family-owned wedding catering company in Austin, Texas. As the sister company of Dagar鈥檚 Catering, the oldest catering company in Austin, they know how to cater the perfect wedding. They are the catering company that provides full catering services, minus the food. Many of your favorite Austin restaurants don't have the capacity to provide catering services, so dna events will do it for them. Their purpose is to match you with Austin鈥檚 favorite local food providers, allowing you to have your favorite menu items no matter how big or small your wedding celebration. With partial and full catering service options, this husband and wife duo will work with you closely to create the best catering experience for you on your special day.

Services Offered
Dna events offers catering packages to provide as much or as little assistance as you need. Whether you want a home-cooked meal, or menu items from your favorite local restaurant, they will coordinate everything from beginning to end. The catering services offered include:

  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Server(s)
  • Tastings
  • Chairs
  • Tables
  • Barware
  • China
  • Glassware
  • Flatware
  • Linens

Dna events works closely with your favorite Austin-based restaurants, from food trucks to taco joints and everything in between. No matter if you want family style, plated, or buffet, they can alter the catering style to match your vision. Because the food is coming from other restaurants, the menus are completely customized to you. Ultimately, this entire experience will be catered to you and your desires. You and your guests will be satisfied from hors d'oeuvres to dessert.

Other Services
From bar services to third-party vendors and more, dna events will do everything they can to make your day perfect and stress-free. They offer full in-house bar services to make your catering experience complete. The bar services include:

  • Bartender(s)
  • Limited bar
  • Open bar
  • Outside alcohol
  • Signature drink
  • Champagne toast

Frequently asked questions

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What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeuvres?


Which of the following are included in the cost of your full service wedding catering?

Set Up
Clean Up
Cake Cutting
Cocktail Reception

What is the starting price per person for bar service?


Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Open Bar
Champagne Toast
Signature Drink

What event services do you provide?

Set Up
Clean Up

What catering services do you provide?

Breakfast / Brunch
Cake Cutting
Cocktail Reception
Custom Menu
Hors d'oeuvres

What types of cuisine do you cater?

Latin American
Middle Eastern

What dietary needs can you accommodate?

Gluten Free
Nut Free

What bar services do you provide?

Open Bar
Champagne Toast
Signature Drink

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Christina M. Sent on 06/17/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Super attentive event staff!

DNA Events was an outstanding catering company for our wedding. Our wedding planner (Rosa, Austin Wedding Planners) highly recommended them, and we were so much more than satisfied! Alanna was very responsive over email and worked well ironing out details with our planner. On our wedding day, the staff were on their A-game and were incredibly attentive to us as a couple and to all our guests. They were quick to clear cups and plates, and the bartending staff were excellent! Highly recommend DNA events if you have your heart set on a restaurant and need event staff to round the team out!
Allison Sent on 05/02/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Great Experience!

DNA Events (and Kathryn and Alanna) were fantastic to work with - especially across two years of delays. We loved the idea of getting to share some of our favorite local food (Terry Black's BBQ) with our guests, which made DNA a great choice for us. They handled all the coordination with Terry Black's, and then we also used the sister company Dagar's to cater the non-BBQ portions of the meal (salads, breads, non-alcoholic drinks, etc.) DNA also picked up and carved the brisket on the day-of. The service was excellent - Alanna took such great care of my husband and I, and we heard nothing but compliments from our guests on the food (both the brisket and the excellent salads from Dagar's) and the professionalism of the servers.

On the logistics side, Terry Black's did end up being harder to work with than expected, so I also want to give credit to DNA for sticking with it. While the BBQ was excellent and we had personal reasons for using them, they changed their prices multiple times, had requirements that added complexity, and internal turnover almost derailed an agreement DNA had already negotiated. Thanks to the DNA team for their perseverance there!
Stephanie C. Sent on 05/23/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Great caterer

Great food, service and pricing. Very accommodating when we postponed our wedding and changed meal and service style. Highly recommend.
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Silver Thistle Weddings Silver Thistle Weddings Wedding Planners

DNA Events is a fabulous option for events for many reasons. They have staff that is professional and knowledgable, offer rental options and make the event a snap to coordinate. They offer services from a variety of vendors and can pick up and serve food from multiple catering companies. DNA Events creates versatility for couples wanting something out of the box. I recommend DNA Events for an amazing event.

Say Cheese Photo Booths Say Cheese Photo Booths Photo Booths

We love working with DNA Events! They are always on top of things and make sure to get the details locked down well in advance of the event. You'll love working with them too! Todd Darby Say Cheese Photo Booths

Memory Lane Ranch & Lodge Memory Lane Ranch & Lodge Barn & Farm Weddings

As a business we are incredibly thankful to work with DNA Events! Their service is always impeccable. They are very organized and always arrive early to events! We will continue to recommend DNA to all of our clients!

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