Prima Dinners

The night features six different options highlighting top chefs in the metro area. Each chef is partnered with a winery, creating inventive and palate-pleasing pairings. This years dinners will be held at six unique locations around Des Moines:

  • Michael and Amanda Reynal’s Home**
    • Featuring Chef Dominic Iannarelli with Splash Seafood Bar and Grill and Chateau Montelena Winery
  • Jim Carney’s Home**
    • Featuring Chefs Derek Eidson and George Formaro with Centro and Tamber Bey Vineyards
  • Reed and Michelle Pulver’s Home**
    • Hosted by Aluminum Distributors Inc and Don and Margo Blumenthal
    • Featuring Chef Lynn Pritchard with Table 128 and Brooks Wines
  • Matt and Adrienne Krantz’s Home**
    • Hosted by American Equity Life
    • Featuring Chef David Baruthio with Baru 66 and Hall and Walt Wines
  • Wells Fargo Museum
    • Hosted by Wells Fargo
    • Featuring Chef Aaron Holt with RoCA and Anderson’s Conn Valley Vineyards
  • Des Moines Golf and Country Club
    • Hosted by Holmes Murphy and Knapp Properties
    • Featuring Chef Terry Boston and Calcareous Wines

Please note that all Prima Dinners are currently on a waiting list and being held for sponsors and patrons. Any available seats will be released mid-May. To reserve space at a Prima Dinner or be added to a waiting list, please call or email Natasha Sayles at 515-244-0039 or natasha@winefestdesmoines.com.

All attendees must be 21 years or older to enter.

**Please note that $250 is a suggested donation amount.

Photos from Last Year's Event