Please see a list of our most commonly asked questions. If there are any that are remained unanswered, please feel free to submit a inquiry via our Contact Form.
Do you only cook Mexican food?
Our culinary offerings encompass a diverse range of cuisines to suit various tastes and occasions. While we do have our event and wedding menus, we take immense pride in our ability to craft bespoke menus tailored precisely to your preferences and requirements. Should you desire a personalized culinary experience, we are more than delighted to collaborate with you in designing a custom menu that exceeds your expectations.
will someone from your staff be onsite?
Rest assured, your event will be supported by our dedicated team, including an experienced event coordinator and a proficient server lead. Their presence ensures seamless coordination and exceptional service throughout the entirety of your event.
Can you book servers and bartenders for us?
Yes! The inclusion of alcohol is a standard part of our comprehensive quote, unless, of course, you prefer to provide your own. In the latter scenario, we are pleased to offer our valued partnership with a reputable company that can expertly assist you in fulfilling your beverage needs.
Can we book rentals with you?
As part of our services, we have established a valuable partnership with a reputable local rental company. Allow us to seamlessly facilitate the process of obtaining a comprehensive quote on your behalf, which we will then efficiently incorporate into our contract, ensuring a streamlined and hassle-free experience for you.
WHAT'S THE CULINARY EXPERIENCE LIKE?
We are known for our elevated service and culinary experience. Our distinguished selection of proteins includes a delightful array of options such as salmon, halibut, tenderloin, skirt steak, and more. As part of your tasting experience, we recommend savoring our exquisite chicken preparation. The captivating presentation and delectable sauce complementing the dish truly exemplify our culinary excellence.
Is Magdalena’s a preferred caterer at any venue?
Yes we are! We’ve listed some of the venues below, however, our list continues to grow so feel free to submit an inquiry if you don’t see your venue listed on here.
Fort Worth Venues: Lazy S Hacienda | The BRIK | The Ostreum | The Social Space | The Kimbell Art Museum | McDavid Studio | The 4Eleven | Artspace 111
Surrounding Areas: La Palmilla (Nemo, TX) | Clark Gardens (Mineral Wells, TX) | The Gardenia (Valley View, TX) | French Farmhouse (Collinsville, TX) | Rest Yourself River Ranch (Mineral Wells, TX) | The Nest (Ponder, TX) | Chateau Joli (Crowely, TX) | The Brooks at Weatherford (Weatherford, TX)
can you create a custom menu?
Yes, have fun with all of our menus or ask us to create something off-menu! We love getting creative and creating a perfect menu for you!
are you currently BOOK 2024 dates?
As of 2024, we will no longer be hosting events, focusing on off-site only.
Do I need an appointment to do a venue walkthrough?
Yes, you do! All walkthroughs are by appointment only. Please call Magdalena’s to set-up a meeting at (817) 740-8085.
How many people can your venue hold?
Since our venue structure is set-up a little differently than most, we ask that you schedule a tour with one of our coordinators to walk you through the multiple set-ups for your special day!
Maximum venue capacity is 80 guests (entire space).
Is a day of planner/coordinator required?
Yes, a planner or coordinator is required the day of your event.
Is there an outside vendor policy?
All outside vendors must be approved by Magdalena’s no later than 30 days prior to the wedding/event. All catering must go through Magdalena’s, however, we do allow outside desserts.
Is music allowed outside?
Yes, we have our house music. If you choose to have a band or DJ outside, music must end by 10:00pm. Our venue has a noise ordinance for the city of Fort Worth and outside music must stay at a conservative level.
is the venue wheelchair accessible?
Yes, our entire venue and facility is wheelchair accessible.
IS THERE A TRAVEL FEE?
Yes, there is an additional travel fee for locations 25+ miles outside of our home location: 502 Grand Ave. Fort Worth, TX, 76164.
iS A FOOD PERMIT REQUIRED?
Depending on the location where the truck will be parked, yes. If the food truck is parked on a public street, we may need to acquire a permit from the city or county before the event.
The requirement for a permit can vary based on the specific parking location chosen for the food truck. In cases where the truck is parked on a public street, it may be necessary to obtain a permit from the respective city or county prior to the event.
HOW FAR IN ADVANCE SHOULD WE BOOK?
Our schedule is always changing. If you can kindly share the event date and details as soon as possible so we can advise availability. We finalize details and contracts 2 weeks prior to the event date to ensure staffing availability.
iS THERE A MINIMUM FOR A FOOD TRUCK EVENT?
A minimum for a food truck is the amount of money we would need to make for it to be worth it for us to come to your event. If we do less than that amount in sales, the organizer is responsible for covering the difference. Our food minimum is $800 for both public and private food truck events.
WHAT'S THE AVAILABILITY FOR PUBLIC EVENTS?
Our schedule is always changing. If you have a specific date that you are looking to host the food truck, we recommend booking as soon as possible. We finalize details and contracts 2 weeks prior to the event date to ensure staffing availability.
Please note that our public event schedule operates in harmony with our private food truck events, and we make every effort to accommodate both seamlessly. Our commitment to providing outstanding service remains unwavering across all types of events.
WHAT ARE THE PARKING REQUIREMENTS?
As the gracious host, we kindly ask your team to ensure there’s suitable parking space for our food truck. Our truck measures 24ft in length, 15ft in height, and 8ft in width. It requires a flat surface free from any low hanging trees or obstacles to park safely.
In the event that the parking area is situated in a high traffic zone, we kindly ask that you arrange for the designated space to be blocked off ahead of our arrival to facilitate smooth parking. Your cooperation in this matter would be greatly appreciated, as it allows us to serve your guests efficiently and with the utmost convenience.
WHAT IS NEEDED TO HOST THE FOOD TRUCK?
Our food truck arrives fully self-contained, requiring only access to a restroom for our staff during the event.While it is advisable to consider power availability for events extending beyond a few hours, it remains optional.
As part of our standard service, disposable serving wares are thoughtfully provided; however, should you desire an elevated presentation, upgraded serving items are available upon request. To maintain an organized and pleasant environment, we strongly recommend the provision of ample trash cans. Should you wish to offer your guests seating for dining, kindly note that the arrangement of tables and chairs would be managed by your team.
what's your WEATHER/UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES POLICY?
Ensuring the safety of both our team and your guests, we regretfully cannot operate the truck during severe weather conditions or in the presence of lightning in the vicinity. In cases where adverse weather is anticipated on the scheduled day, we diligently monitor the situation and render a decision four hours before the event's start time.
Rest assured, we promptly communicate any operational status changes with you. In the unlikely scenario that weather or unforeseen circumstances, such as scheduling conflicts, prevent our truck's arrival, we are committed to coordinating a rescheduled date as closely aligned with the original as circumstances permit. Your understanding and cooperation are genuinely valued as we prioritize the well-being and satisfaction of all involved.