Located in downtown Des Moines, Forté Banquet and Conference Center is an outstanding venue for your next event. Whether you’re planning a small business meeting or formal reception, with catering by Barattas, your guests will be treated to excellent food and exceptional service.
Forté specializes in hosting distinguished events that your guests will remember for years to come. With an ambience of unique sophistication, Forté is the place for making any occasion a smashing success.
Call today to schedule a tour or to book Forté for your next event!
State Historical Museum
Cafe Baratta's is located in the Historic East Village on the 3rd floor of the State Historical Museum. We feature a seasonal menu offering classic bistro fare, indoor and outdoor seating, and beautiful views of downtown as well as the capitol. This café is open for breakfast and lunch Monday - Friday, and lunch on Saturday and is available for private party rental.
A.H. Blank Golf Course
Hosting an event at AH Blank Golf Course means inviting guests to enjoy your special occasion in a cozy, yet spacious, venue overlooking the 18th green. Tucked away on Des Moines’ south side, Blank Golf Course is conveniently located just off the Highway 5 bypass and near airport hotels, some offering free shuttle service. In addition to our relaxed and inviting space, Blank Golf Course offers free parking, full bar service, and catering by Baratta’s. You may also choose to add a Golf Outing or Mini Golf to your event. Please contact us soon to tour the space or book your event!