The RK Group is a national leader in culinary and hospitality services, as well as contracted venue management. We are the parent company to a group of integrated specialty event service companies, building on a legacy spanning over seven decades to expand our presence both nationally and internationally.
Independently and collectively, companies of The RK Group deliver a diverse range of services at more than 4,000 events annually, for businesses including Fortune 500 organizations, government agencies and contractors, and global enterprises. Additionally, we serve the needs of clients and guests at thousands of private functions and personal celebrations each year in multiple venues. Through our signature family of brands and 800+ passionate employees,The RK Group offers a unique one-stop planning solution for every reason and vision.
We are committed to building a better world for future generations in our daily practices. For over 75 years, we've made a promise to be good community stewards in the hospitality industry and we continue to do so by innovating and adapting our sustainability practices year after year. From sustainable sourcing to actively reducing food waste, among other green initiatives, we help ensure our impact on the world improves environmental quality and sustains agriculture economic viability.
At The RK Group, our priority is to serve, and this commitment extends well beyond our events. From supporting recovery operations following natural disasters, to partnering with food banks in mega distribution programs, RK Cares is actively involved in the communities we serve to maximize impact today and build for a better tomorrow.
“The RK Group is wonderful... and they make sure your event goes great. You can’t go wrong with the RK Group.”
Director of Programs, The Texas Exes Etter-Harbin Alumni Center
A leader in the hospitality, meeting, and convention industries, The RK Group is renowned for our “one-stop” assurance of the highest quality guest experiences, featuring: event catering and décor capabilities; event design, production and structure solutions; corporate meal service programs; entertainment and sporting event services; and mobile response solutions that can be deployed to any location and in any setting.
Our collaborative approach serves diverse events, cultural and entertainment venues, and hospitality and tourism partners, with every amenity from tent rentals, floral and ice sculpture design, and destination management services to transportation and logistics, branded creative, marketing, and print services, and emergency disaster programs, among many other services.
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Founded in 1946, The RK Group remains privately held and is diversified through its wholly owned signature companies and management services, with operations and resources based in Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Phoenix, and other cities. From our South Texas roots to a multi-entity company that delivers a full spectrum of capabilities for every single aspect of any-sized event, convention, or venue, The RK Group continues to deliver and extend our standard of quality across the national stage.
The RK Group delivers turnkey solutions for comprehensive event planning, production and promotion through its portfolio of integrated hospitality-related businesses. Our event sales staff provides a single point of contact for any and every client need, and our culinary, event design and operations professionals are supported and empowered by a wide range of event specialists – entertainment, tenting, rentals, décor, floral, marketing, and transportation, among others.
The RK Group strives to make the jobs of our clients and event planners easier and more successful. We know just how difficult and time-consuming it can be to orchestrate the details of any major event, so we provide that efficiency and quality across the spectrum, while ensuring events are perfectly orchestrated from set-up to tear-down, and everything desired before or afterwards.
We never lose sight of the fact that our business is about pleasing people with varied needs and tastes, so we strive to provide the highest levels of customization and personalized attention before, during and after every occasion.
The RK Group has spent the last 75+ years perfecting the art of event planning and production to ensure a great experience no matter where we perform our craft or how many guests are in attendance. It’s not just our business. It’s been our passion and our pride to give a new meaning to culinary and hospitality excellence every single day. As The RK Group has expanded in size and scope of its services, so have the types of events for which we provide everything from preliminary planning to spectacular facilitation, all with an absolutely personalized approach. We take great pride in working with highly visible brands, companies and convention centers throughout the U.S. to design and produce multidimensional, interactive and integrated event programs and experiences. Our commitment to our clients and diverse partnerships across the country inspires us to continually innovate our approach to event service. We never forget that our business is about pleasing people first and foremost. So we continually strive to make sure that every gala guest, every convention visitor, every wedding attendee, every participant at a corporate retreat has their every need attended to with expediency and excellence in service. All event and service program starts with the same premise – how can we create something magical and memorable for every guest with the food, ambiance and seamless orchestration no matter the size, or theme, or needs of the occasion? That’s the driving force behind our approach and the reason we continue to expand our presence as well as our reputation. We continually challenge ourselves to be the “go-to, can-do” team, to do more and be the very best in making a first impression that lasts long after an event is over. It’s not just our mission. It’s a passion three-generations strong.