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ABOUT
COHOST

We are passionate about food, drinks, service & beautiful details.
We are also
passionate about our relationships with gifted chefs, talented staff and loyal clients. 


We are thrilled to bring all of these things together to create memorable & wildly successful events.

STORY OF COHOST

While running the catering division at Cuba Libre in 2009, Jewel Briggs learned two important things about catering companies in Dallas: Restaurants had the best food, and catering companies provided the best service. Catering clients had to choose one or the other, but she was convinced they could have both. In 2010, prompted by the sudden closing of Cuba Libre, Jewel formed partnerships with three of her favorite local restaurants and Cohost was born.

Through the years, mostly through word of mouth, our clients have multiplied and our evolving partner list has grown to over 60 restaurants & bakeries. Since Dallas loves to surprise us with new amazing food, we suspect that the future for Cohost will hold an even wider array of delicious possibilities.

event catering from cohost at times ten cellars in dallas, tx

"Jewel was super responsive to what we were envisioning, brought incredible ideas to the table, and worked so hard to make our ideal wedding come to life."

- Taylor Almquist | Watermark Church | Dallas, TX

founder of cohost jewel briggs at an event at frontiers of flight museum in dallas, tx

Meet the Founders

Jewel Briggs - Owner/Operator

Jewel was always drawn to the fast-paced and coordinated chaos that thrives in the restaurant business. As the daughter of an entrepreneur, she knew it was in her blood to forge her own path in an industry she so admired. Jewel realized her vision was simple and unique: catered events with elevated restaurant food. She loved her first event even more than the restaurant life and the rest is history!
Over the years, her vision for Cohost has grown, and the company has expanded to accommodate. She has big dreams and plans to continue her mission of making Cohost a bigger, better blessing to our clients and community.


Outside of work Jewel loves spending time with her husband, Marcus, and their 4 beautiful children. Jewel is a movie buff who loves Jesus, puzzles, and escape rooms.

Meet the Founders

Marcus Briggs - Rentals & Fleet Director

Marcus has been instrumental in all points of growth with Cohost. He is the director of our Event Rentals division and is also responsible for all office/building/fleet projects. He fancies himself an amateur mechanic and handy man and is good at fixing just about anything that needs a little attention in the warehouse. If you catch him at an event, he’s likely acting as our Ambassador to Client Satisfaction where he makes sure our hosts and guests are well fed, armed with a drink, and enjoying the event. When he’s able to sneak away from work, Marcus is enjoys spending time with his 4 awesome kids and his wife, Jewel, who is a fabulously gifted entrepreneur.

founder of cohost marcus briggs

"Phenomenal service with a staff that goes above and beyond expectations.

Pure joy to work with in achieving a successful event."

- Jason Weeks | Corporate Client | Dallas, TX 

The Cohosts.

Meet your cohosts - the team that will be planning & managing your events - working behind the scenes diligently to create memorable experiences for you and your guests.

And while you may occasionally see some of the team above at events, the team below is who you will see the most of -
leading our staff and making your vision come to life.