Coté Catering is a full service boutique farm to table catering and event company in Austin, Texas. Our team is dedicated to creating exciting, fresh cuisine for weddings, parties, and events of all kinds. We use only the freshest ingredients from local farms and ranches to craft seasonal and sustainable menus that will entertain and delight your guests.
Chef Sonya Coté has long been a staple of the Austin food scene. For years, she has brought some of the most exciting dining experiences to the Capitol City. Her impression can be seen at top establishments all over town, including:
- Hillside Farmacy (chef/owner)
- Eden East (chef/owner)
- The Homegrown Revival (co-founder)
- East Side Showroom (opening chef, 2008-2011)
Our experienced chefs, personable bartenders, and attentive wait staff will deliver you and your guests a unique and unforgettable evening.
The COTÉ Team:
Sonya Coté - Head Chef / Owner
Taylor Burge - Event Coordinator / Co-Owner
Melissa McKenzie - Chef de Cuisine
Coordinating all the details for your event can be a massive to-do list. We are great at managing all aspects of events and we always have a blast doing so. We can recommend incredible local vendors from farm-to-table caterers to locally grown flowers. We love making events one-of-a-kind and are efficient at managing a flawless evening. Event Coordinating prices are really based on each event, please contact us for more details!
A wedding can be the most romantic shared moments in one's memory... it is also a large party with all your loved ones attending. There is a quite a bit to be done to make this day truly remain one that you cherish. Share your vision and allow our team to put all the pieces into place or arrange the details yourself and we will lead your plan with elegance and ease. Wedding Planner Services can be customized to your needs, whether you need simply a Day of Coordinator or the Full Plan of Action for your wedding. We can handle everything from your wedding website to the tiny details of the magical evening.
We have a blast creating spaces that offer a reflection of your personality, a effortless flow and hand crafted touches. We have been known to naturally hand dye napkins, hand craft elements of the design and are always open to new innovative ideas! We look forward to spending time to make sure that your event is as unique as you!
Not only do we provide planner services, but we have an in-house florist team ready to go as well! When we meet, we will discuss what your vision for your flowers are as well as which flowers are in season locally in our area. We will develop a quote based on your vision, personality and, of course, the flowers!
Frequently Asked Questions
Where do we start?
Give Coté Catering a call or shoot us an email! We are readily available, but before you reach out to us, you may want to consider a few questions we will ask almost immediately:
- What type of event are you hosting? Is this a wedding, a holiday party, a corporate party, etc? Each different event comes with specific approaches.
- What type of food service would you like? Family style dinner, buffet style, passed hors d’oeuvres, etc.
- Would you like assistance with decoration, lighting, etc? We have a highly skilled team ready for any and all creative decor solutions!
- What is your budget for your event? We will work with you to provide you a quote that meets your budget!
Who provides the alcohol?
Coté Catering has a wonderful team of TABC-certified bartenders and mixologists that are ready to wow your guests with fabulous locally themed cocktails! We have an array of suggestions for local beer and we love patterning with East End Wines to provide pallet perfect wine pairings. You would need to order the alcohol yourself and have it delivered to the venue, we will take it from there!
Will you arrange my rental needs?
We are very familiar with rentals, everything from tables, chairs, to portable restrooms and vintage rentals! We are happy to arrange your rentals based on your needs.
Final guest count?
All of our food is sourced locally which means we need to know your final guest count within 14 days of your your event. That said, we always plan to accommodate a bit extra, just in case.
Why the event coordinating fee?
When you receive your proposal from Coté Catering, you will notice a 17% event coordinating fee near the Grand Total. This fee represents the event coordinators time for consultations, preparation of your proposal, revisions, etc., and certain transportation costs associated with your event. For non-profits, off-season events, and new clients, we are prepared to negotiate that fee. Ultimately we want to take care of you in the best manner we can!
How and when do I complete my payment?
We will ask for a 50% deposit on the estimated subtotal cost of your event in order to secure the date. We will send you a proposal and contract outlining all the details. Checks or credit/debit cards are accepted.