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Enjoy a lavish 7 course meal prepared by 7 of Central Iowa's top chefs and paired with 7 wines in one of Des Moines' most elegant venues.Get Tickets!
Des Moines area ProStart students had the opportunity to work side-by-side with professional chefs at the Dine Iowa Grand Tasting Gala to serve nearly 300 guests.View project
Paul Rottenberg, President of Orchestrate Hospitality in Des Moines, (pictured with National Restaurant Association Incoming Board Chair Jay Stieber) was named the Iowa Restaurant Association's 2017 Restaurateur of the Year.View project
Congratulations to 2017 Culinary Competition Winner, Chef Jason Culbertson from The Hotel Julien in Dubuque. He impressed the judges with his Korean BBQ flank steak over miso ginger butternut squashView project
This summer, Joel Kane from Beta's in Cedar Rapids was named Iowa's Top Mixologist for his innovative and creative cocktails!View project
Our friends from Doll Distributing, LLC. ate and drank their way across the course at the Duffers, Diners & Drives Golf Classic this June.View project
IRA Board Members Ryan Achterhoff, Mike Holms, and Steve Casteel stepped away from the NRA Show floor in Chicago to relax and connect with Iowa operators at a reception hosted by the Iowa Restaurant Association.View project
Martin Brothers Distributing Co., Inc.’s Scott Vermillion and wife Jennifer enjoyed 360⁰ views of downtown Des Moines, a seven course gourmet meal, and fabulous wine at the 2017 Culinary Affair.View project