Caterers (Off-Site)

Great Caterers of Iowa

Location: Off-site catering (you choose the location)
Phone: (515) 264-8765
Number of diners: Any (catered)
Price: Varies

Easton’s (Catering)

Location: Off-site catering (you choose the location)
Phone: (515) 494-7007 (Easton)
Number of diners:  Any
Price: Varies

Stuffed pork loin, grilled tenderloin sandwiches, pulled pork, bison or beef burgers, Chicken Bacon Ranch Wraps, Loaded Potato Bar or Taco Bar. Some entrees include sides such as cheesy potatoes, salad, coleslaw, baked beans, chips or pasta salad.

Hy-Vee Catering

Location: Off-site catering (you choose the location)
Phone: (515) 462-4051
Number of diners: Any (catered)
Price: Varies

Off the Griddle

Location: Mobile Caterer.
Phone: (515) 661-8295

Venues for Catered Meals

Covered Bridges Winery

Location: 2207 170th Trail, Winterset (just off Hwy 169 a few miles north of Winterset’s town square)
Phone: (515) 729-WINE (9463)
Number of diners:  50 or fewer
Price:  $8.00 per person (guided wine tasting with catered meal) + cost of food

The winery works with a number of local caterers and can help you plan anything from a light snack to a multi-course gourmet meal.

Madison County Historical Complex

The lobby of the museum is available for rental. Tables and chairs included. A/V available. Small kitchen area just large enough for serving and cleanup. $75 fee (includes admissions to museum).
(515) 462-2134

Winterset Wonderland

This beautiful building (the former Winterset Madisonian building) has been converted into a fabulous art gallery (Delirium) and event space. Rent the main floor for your group’s meal (catering is available) or activity (it’s perfect for speaking engagements or arts & crafts).

Winterset City Park

Limestone Shelter Houses available for rent:

North Shelter – 65 x 40 ft open area with 20 picnic tables, electrical outlets, fireplace, restrooms = $30 (for 2 hours), $45 (4 hrs), $60 (6 hrs), $100 (all day)

South Shelter – 30 x 30 ft open area with 9 picnic tables, 4 fireplaces, electrical outlets. 18 x 28 ft enclosed area with fireplace, five round picnic tables. Restrooms not attached but close by. Rented together = $30 (2 hrs), $45 (4 hrs), $60 (6 hrs), $100 (all day)

Arbor Shelter – Includes 4 picnic tables within the shelter, 4 more tables and a large grill on the patio, electrical outlets = $20 (2 hrs), $30 (4 hrs), $40 (6 hrs), $75 (all day)

Madison County Fairgrounds – Jackson Building

The Jackson Building hosts a banquet room measuring 55′ x 100′ with five foot round tables, chairs to seat 400, and a sound system. There is a large kitchen with appliances and a meeting room available for usage. The Jackson Building is ADA compliant and has central air and a portable stage. Email Dan Bush for fees and other information:

Winterset Art Center

Ideal for groups of 30 or less in their updated gallery space.  Tables and chairs included. Rental rate: $60 for non-members. Wireless internet access is available.
(515) 462-4600

Piece Works Quilt Shop

Upstairs above the quilt shop (note: stairs only; no elevator). Rental comes with a full kitchen to use. Contact for fees.
(515) 493-1121