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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
Congratulations to the Champions of the 2017 Iowa ProStart Invitational Restaurant Management Champions: Sergeant Bluff-Luton High School Culinary Champions: Waterloo West High SchoolView project
Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds discussed the future of Iowa's hospitality industry with several IRA members and leaders at the IRA's 2017 Legislative Luncheon.View project
Congratulations to the 2016 Culinary Competition winners! Runner-Up - Charles Severson, Honey Creek Resort, Moravia. Winner - Nick Gunn, McCarthy & Bailey's, Sioux City. People's Choice Winner - Jason Culbertson, Hotel Julien Dubuque.View project
Congratulations to Josh O'Connell from Black Sheep Social Club in Cedar Rapids on being named Iowa's Top Mixologist at the 2016 State Mixology Championships in September.View project