10th Annual Des Moines Restaurant Week Kicks Off

Locals and visitors are encouraged to experience the 10th Annual Des Moines Restaurant Week happening Friday, August 18 through Sunday, August 27. Exclusive pricing for special prix-fixe menus will be offered by 39 participating restaurants. Des Moines Restaurant Week is organized by Des Moines Business Record, dsm Magazine and Catch Des Moines. 

“The continued growth of Des Moines Restaurant Week is a testament to the outstanding restaurants and chefs in Greater Des Moines,” says Greg Edwards, President and CEO of Catch Des Moines. “This event is a great opportunity to experience some of the best restaurants in the metro. We are excited that hundreds of thousands of visitors here for the Solheim Cup and Iowa State Fair will get to take advantage of it.”

For $28 you can receive two lunches and/or one three-course dinner. As an added benefit, participants can also enter to win a Catch Des Moines Restaurant Week Giveaway, presented by Willis Auto Campus, which includes:  

  • A one-day Willis Auto Campus rental
  • Brunch at Americana
  • Brewery Tour at Peace Tree Brewing Company
  • Drinks at RoCA
  • Cooking class with Cooking with Alessandra
  • Crème Cupcake drinks/dessert
  • Wine flight at Jasper Winery
  • Gift card for a restaurant of your choice

To be in the running, diners must save at least four receipts from their dining experience at participating restaurants, then either mail or drop them off to Business Publications Corporation (100 4th Street, Des Moines) by Noon on Monday, August 29. Visit desmoinesrestaurantweek.com for the official rules.

More than 26,000 people dined at the 2016 Restaurant Week participating restaurants, contributing an estimated $420,000 to the Greater Des Moines economy. In the last decade, more than 1,400 recipes have been created as Restaurant Week specials.

Participating restaurants and menus posted at desmoinesrestaurantweek.com. You can catch other Greater Des Moines restaurants and food blogs at catchdesmoines.com. Patrons are encouraged to share their Restaurant Week experiences using #dsmrw2017 and #CATCHdsm.