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

Two ‘Ol Chefs

Number of diners: 

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

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:

The Talk Shop Lounge

This sports bar in St. Charles rents out their back room (up to 60 people) or venue room (up to 200 people) for all kinds of events. Affordable pricing and catering. Email or message on Facebook.

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

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)