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 open this summer, offering light Caribbean fare made with fresh, seasonal 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.

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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 studied culinary arts  at Monroe College in the Bronx and draws on his training in French cuisine to create rich, authentic versions of classic Dominican  foods.