November 16th, 2020
Iowa Events Center
(Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center)
833 5th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309
$25 per person
The Celebrating Excellence Awards Ceremony which will feature the Celebrating Excellence and 40 Women to Watch honorees, the Association will host its Annual Tasting Gala featuring food and beverage from its statewide Culinary and Mixology Competitions. Anyone who purchases tickets to the Awards Ceremony may also attend these events. The schedule is as follows:
4:00 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. Dine Iowa Grand Tasting Gala
Before the Awards Ceremony, the Association hosts its annual Tasting Gala. This event showcases 8 talented chefs from across the state competing for culinary honors and prizes. You will be able to sample all of their competition dishes. A dessert salon and wine and beer samplings are also part of this portion of the day! Your awards guests can come and enjoy this event as well. It is all included in their tickets.
5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. Celebrating Excellence Awards Ceremony
This is a sit-down reception with a formal program. Business attire is suggested. Please keep any remarks to 1 to 2 minutes so we can keep the program moving.