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

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
Number of diners: Any
Price: Varies

Small Bites Catering

Location: Off-site catering (you choose the location)
Phone: (515) 419-1270
Number of diners:  Any
Price: Varies

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