Food & Beverage


The Iowa Events Center has its own in-house catering company, Spectra Food Services and Hospitality. Spectra Food Services and Hospitality has been managing the food and beverage here for over 10 years and is compiled of an extensive team of food and beverage professionals. The team comes with years of experience spanning over many different backgrounds which has leveraged us a step above the rest. Our Catering Sales team takes a personal approach to every event and will work with you every step of the way to ensure the best fit for your event. If you don’t know what you want, we can help guide you to what makes the most sense for your event needs! Our Catering Sales team and Culinary team work very closely. Our Culinary team consists of over 60 years of experience. The diverse background of the department is invaluable when planning the menus for the wide variety of events—however grand or informal—held at the Iowa Events Center.


Spectra Food Services and Hospitality also manages the concessions throughout the Iowa Events Center. Not only do we have a Concessions team dedicated to the operation but our Catering Sales team and Culinary team also has a hand in bringing the best items to your event. It is important to us to understand your goals for the event and the demographic to ensure your guests are happy! With the growing trends in the food industry we have found specialty portables to be very popular. We have done portables including, made to order Taco Salads, Baked Potato Bars, Asian Wok and Build Your Own Panini stands. A considerable amount of time is spent ensuring we can get your guests through lines quickly and that we have plenty of points of sale available.

Spectra Food Services and Hospitality is committed to quality food and impeccable service. For more information, visit Spectra Food Services and Hospitality.