contact the team
questions about our services? need to book your next event? have an extra special food request? give us a call today and a member of our team will be happy to assist you! we pride ourselves on the utmost in customer service and a genuine passion for helping our clients see their dream events to fruition. when you book dna events, you can rest assured knowing you will be personally cared for by an expert member of our team from the very start. after all... events are in our dna!
born into the dagar's catering family, one of the most respected austin catering staples, it was inevitable that kathryn albarado would eventually enter the events industry someday. from working her way up as a caterer-in-training to taking over the role of president at dagar’s catering to founding dna events alongside her husband, frank, kathryn has emerged as a top catering expert in central texas. with a passion for service and a sharp eye for detail, kathryn loves the opportunity to help bring clients’ dream events to fruition in any way she can. for more information on how kathryn can help make your next event a truly memorable affair, contact her today!
president & owner
an austin-area native, frank albarado entered the events industry after a chance meeting with his future wife, kathryn, opened him up to the exciting world of catering. in the years since, frank has developed expertise in the areas of sales, venue management, and operational know-how. beyond these skills, however, frank is also prominently known for his infectious personality, unfailing sense of humor, and spirit of honest salesmanship. as the co-founder of dna events, frank relishes in the opportunity to consult with catering clients and event venues alike. feel free to contact frank today if you are seeking venue- or event-related guidance of any nature!
vp & owner
as a native of our great state, jenna martinez knows exactly what makes austin a truly special part of texas. ever inspired by her passion for our city, a broad range of cuisines, and the joy of working with others, jenna strives to translate her clients' unique personalities into unique menus that are creative, eclectic, and--above all--delicious! with years of experience in the events and catering industry under her belt, jenna has amassed a base of loyal corporate, non-profit, and university clients. even so, she is always looking to collaborate with new clients seeking catering guidance. contact jenna today to start planning your next catered event!
stefanie yandell left corporate event planning and started a wedding coordination business in 2008 called your wedding, your way. in early 2019, stefanie joined dna events and dagar's catering as a wedding specialist, bringing to the table over 11 years of exclusive wedding experience. she has been married for 10 years, has 2 adorable kids, a dog, and a partridge in a pear tree. (okay, no partridge... and no pear tree.) she lives in leander, admittedly drinks FAR too much dr. pepper, and adores early 2000s chick flicks. but most importantly, she looks forward to making sure you get to nom on your favorite food when wedding bells ring! contact stefanie today!