The Emporioum
This is the place to be!  Stroll through The Emporium and experience food and beverage options like never before in Des Moines. This unique shopping & sampling area will include a large range of items including wine, coffee, cheese and much more.  Exhibitors will be on-site dishing up the secrets of their success.  Also, items will be available in The Emporium for purchase and attendees will be able to partake from more than 100 exhibitors.  Exhibitor Booth space is available now please contact us today at for more information.

Celebrity Kitchen Theatre
Iowa's Premier Wine & Food Expo features well-known personalities and regional chefs.  Our big names at the event include will be displaying their talents at The The Celebrity Kitchen Theatre.

The Naked Grape's Meet & Greet Zone
Get the autographs of your favorite featured celebrity chef in the The Naked Grape's Meet & Greet Zone. (Celebrity Meet & Greets are limited due to time constraints and schedules.)


Royal Flooring Stage
Visit The Royal Flooring Stage featuring 30 minute demonstrations from local and regional chefs. Learn the secrets of local and regional chefs.Stop by this stage to see how your favorite local dishes are prepared.


B.L.T. (Buy it, Leave it, Take it Home)
What a concept!  When attendees purchase items on-site at Iowa's Premier Wine & Food Expo you can leave those items at our convenient, on-site drop-off location at no charge.  Continue to peruse hands free and pick up your items when you’re through.

Gourmet Pairing Experience
Don’t miss out on an exciting new twist to Iowa’s Premier Beer, Wine and Food Expo, presented by Hy-Vee. 2012 marks the first year that exclusive Gourmet Pairing Dinners are offered during the show. This unique, exclusive dining experience pairs a tapas-style multi-course meal with select wine or beer presented, paired and served by one of Des Moines’ top chefs! Reservations can be made in advance on a first-come, first-served basis. Limited seating for 20 is available for each experience. Please note that the $35 price does NOT include admission to the Expo. Click here to learn more.



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