Events

Iowa ProStart Invitational

ProStart student teams from across Iowa demonstrate their business acumen and culinary skill to industry professional judges at the Iowa ProStart Invitational. Winning teams earn scholarships, honors and the opportunity to compete against the very best teams from other states at the National ProStart Invitational.

February

Culinary Affair

7 Courses. 7 Chefs. 7 Wines. An evening of culinary artistry translated through the creativity of Central Iowa’s most accomplished chefs. Enjoy a lavish seven-course gourmet wine dinner prepared by seven of central Iowa’s top chefs in one of Des Moines’ most elegant locations.

April

Iowa Hospitality Convention & Expo

The Iowa Hospitality Expo is a one-of-a-kind event that brings together a diverse group of food and beverage operators and suppliers to Look, Learn and Celebrate all the Iowa’s hospitality industry has to offer! Network with foodservice professionals from across the state and walk away with the latest innovations.

November