Austin’s First Dominican Food Trailer –
Private Events, Catering, and much more.

Austin-area Latin food lovers now have a way to satisfy their cravings for Dominican specialties! The Doughminican specializes in catering small and mid-sized events and can work with you to develop a customized menu  featuring  high-quality, well prepared foods. Contact us  to help create the perfect spread for your guests. We look forward to working with you!

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The Doughminican Food Trailer

We are excited to announce that The Doughminican Food Trailer will re-open this summer, offering light Caribbean fare made with fresh, seasonal and always fresh ingredients.  Our signature item will be handmade beef, chicken, and vegetable empanadas with dough prepared from scratch. Additional Dominican appetizers,  sides, and  beverages (including jugos and  Morir soñando!) are also slated for the menu.


Come visit us at our new location at 1112 East 11th Street Austin,TX and enjoy the very best empanadas

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About the Chef

Chef/Owner Melvin Mendez grew up in the Dominican Republic and  moved to New York City as a teenager.  He hold degrees in culinary arts  and draws on his training in French cuisine to create rich, authentic, and passionately made versions of classic Dominican  foods.