Company Profile

Lemond Catering and Events is one of Houston’s premier Full-Service Catering and Event Production Companies specializing in on-site and off-site catered events. The company was started back in 1959 by Chef Martin’s grandmother Emelda Lemond. Chef Martin is a third generation caterer who works hard with his business partner and wife Merinda Watkins-Martin to provide excellent food and service to all our clients. We can provide onsite kitchen setup with our mobile kitchen as well as full alcohol beverage services anywhere in the State of Texas. Whether you are planning a Corporate Event, Social Gala, or a Gourmet Wine Dinner at your home, we have the experience and skills needed to execute your event flawlessly. We also provide high quality and affordable corporate catering. We have designed an extensive list of menus designed specifically for our corporate clientele. The menus range from continental breakfasts, box lunches, party tray to full service events with onsite chef services. Our current customers include major oil companies and law firms as well as universities and public schools. The restaurant is also available for corporate meetings and social events when a change of atmosphere is desired.


Executive Chef Reginald L. Martin Jr., CEC, CCE graduated from Texas A&M University in 1990. He was trained to prepare classical French cuisine at the Alain & Marie Lenotre Culinary Institute in Houston. He uses his culinary skills to impress clients with a wide array of American, Southwestern and Regional Cuisine.


Chef Martin has been featured at the Grand Wine and Food Festival and ABC’s Crossroads, and has hosted his own series of cooking shows on the Houston Media source public access channel. He is an active board member of the Houston Restaurant Association and Texas Restaurant Association. Chef Martin is Certified as an Executive Chef and Culinary Educator by the American Culinary Federation.


To complete the ultimate culinary and special event experience, his wife Merinda Watkins-Martin a 1991 graduate of Rice University, provides the personal touch and expertise required to make sure every detail from, linens, china, crystal and site selection is thoroughly planned out to perfection.


Lemond Catering and Events

Lemond Catering and Event has received numerous reviews in the Houston Chronicle, Texas Monthly and Houston Magazine. Our best reviews come from customers who continue to support us year after year and recommend us to their friends and family.


The Lemond Kitchen brand was launch in 2014, to showcase the best gourmet food items that are demanded by our clients. The products are available for shipping or locally through our retail relationship with Bering’s. We currently have our signature dessert Louisiana Bread Pudding available at Bering’s with 2 additional products planned for placement by August 2015.


The company plan’s to open their flag ship market in the Greater Heights community in the final quarter of 2015. This local market is designed for current and future customers to pick smaller catering packages in addition to chef inspired specials for our gourmet home meal replacement program.


Chef Martin is an active member of the business and civic community. He is a board member and immediate-past President of the Greater Houston Restaurant Association. He is also a board member and sits on the Executive Committee of the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau.


Lemond Catering & Special Events

612 Archer Street,

Houston, TX 77009

Phone. 713-790-0441

Email. merinda@lemondevents.com