Austin Catering and Event Planning

The Real McCoy Catering has been proudly offering catering services to the greater Austin community for many years. Our stellar reputation amongst individuals and businesses alike is based on the quality of our ingredients, originality and second-to-none taste of our food, and the professional and courteous manner in which our dedicated caterers treat both clients and guests alike.

At The Real McCoy Catering, we understand that your Austin event is only as successful as our ability to listen to your needs and provide a service that is unique to your very special occasion. This is why we always take the time to sit with you and talk about your guests, their special needs and your vision. We do not merely suggest standard dishes for your occasion; we design the whole menu and service around your unique needs so that you and your guests truly get a once in a lifetime experience.

When you trust The Real McCoy Catering to cater your event in the greater Austin area, you are putting your special occasion in experienced and talented hands. We will handle everything from linen to the most exotic menu to suit your needs and that of your guests. An event coordinator is always present to ensure that everything is going according to plan and that last minute changes are taken care of.

We are passionate about food, and about each and every project that comes our way. We always take the time necessary to plan your event thoroughly, to ensure your entire satisfaction. Each and every one of our clients gets the personalized attention that they deserve, because every single event we are trusted to cater is of the utmost importance. No event is too big or too small for The Real McCoy Catering. We are happy to carry for 6, 50, or 500. Whatever your needs, we are here to help.

If you are in need of catering services and are in the greater Austin area, please do not hesitate to contact The Real McCoy Catering today. We will be happy to schedule a consultation at your earliest convenience and to offer a free estimate for your special occasion.

Some of our present & previous corporate clients


Event Planning Tips

  • Always consult a caterer as they know which food and drinks go well with each occasion.
  • Your event planner should be familiar with top vendors and be able to recommend trusted and reputable vendors.
  • When choosing a venue, make sure that the venue is the right size and has the appropriate facilities for your event.

Event Planning Resources

Too Little or Too Much?

It can be challenging to figure out just how much food to cook for a big gathering. Most people tend to cook much more than is actually needed, which often means that a lot of food goes to waste. The Real McCoy Catering has years of experience cooking for both small and very large crowds and can help you make sure that every one of your guests is full � without wasting a bite.

OUR HAPPY CUSTOMERS

Great To Work With!

“Lavell was great to work with. The food was delicious, all of the guest loved it. We had 150 people and everyone single person mentioned how great the food was. I wish we had a little more after the wedding. - - - Edit, to expand on my wife's earlier post: We had a great experience working with Lavell to put together an awesome reception dinner that we and all of our guests enjoyed. Lavell is very responsive and thorough and detail-oriented when it comes to crafting the menu and hammering out all of the logistics (rentals, table setting, bartending, etc). We asked him for a Caribbean and West African inspired menu served family-style, and he definitely delivered with the jerk chicken and the curry mutton/goat. Everyone raved about the curry goat. He also helped us figure out a good solution for feeding our vegetarian guests, and they all loved their spicy veggie plated meals. He and his staff were punctual, courteous, and went above and beyond in their service for our cocktail hour and reception. ”

Ludwig & Cleo Salomon's wedding

Amazing Job On Everything!

Lavell did an amazing job on everything. He was patient and made sure we got to try about 10 different things on our tasting (which probably took him the whole day to prepare, including prime rib). The day of the wedding he was on point and everyone was complimenting how delicious the food was and every one got their fill. For 200 people all of the food was consistent at the perfect temperature and prepared. We had 3 side along with chicken and prime rib and four cocktail appetizers. Nothing ever ran out, but the leftovers were minimal (great job estimating the amount needed). One big detail that put Lavell over the top is the after party. The father of the bride wanted to have a little after party at his house with menudo, tamales, and tacos (attended by about 50 people). Lavell and his crew worked over time to continue cooking and get the additional food ready. The menudo (usually an acquired taste) was by far the best anyone had ever had (and this was a big Mexican family) (the tamales dipped in the menudo was the best part). Lavell finally got to take a break at about 2 AM (starting at 2 PM). Dedicated, honest, and overall a great chef. Cannot recommend Lavell McCoy enough.

Martin - Wedding Catering

Wonderful Meal, Affordable Price

“We have had the pleasure of using The Real McCoy Catering's services in the past for smaller events, so for our wedding, we knew who to turn to. During our first conversation with Lavell, he tried to get a feel for our wedding and budget, in which he came back with several unique dinner options spanning many different types of meals well within our budget. We ended up choosing Moroccan Grilled Kebabs, Mint Couscous, and a Yogurt sauce. I’m honestly usually not a fan of couscous or yogurt, but I took a chance based on his expertise and was rewarded by more than I can write on how delicious they were. Our guests were also pleased, by the end of the night they had all gone back for 2nd and 3rds while complimenting us on the meal. The Real McCoy Catering gave us a wonderful meal at a very affordable price that was appreciated by all. Every bit of his work was professional, including the phone calls and meetings, the contract, the delivery and presentation. Given the chance, I would absolutely do business with him again ”

David McKenzie