Live it Up at These Celebrations!

  • Following the Expo, the Association hosts its annual party, the Grand Tasting Gala. Join the Iowa hospitality industry for a night of culinary tourism and mastery. Celebrate, sample, sip and savor cuisine and beverages from chefs and vendors across the state. Taste all of the dishes of the 2019 Culinary Competition and cast a People’s Choice vote for your favorite. Enjoy wine samples, live music, and more.

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  • Directly after the Grand Tasting Gala   please join us to celebrate the best of the best at our annual Celebrating Excellence Awards Ceremony.
  • This celebration is a wonderful opportunity for our members and friends to get together and honor those who often go unrecognized but who are so important to the success of the foodservice industry!

  • Immediately following the awards, please join us for a celebratory toast to the winners! We’ll share a glass of bubbly as we Cheers the Best of Iowa Hospitality in 2019.Other hosted drinks will be available, in addition to live music.

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