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Christiani's VIP Catering and Events

Des Moines, IA View map Visit website

About

Christiani's VIP Catering and Events is a professional wedding caterer based in Des Moines, Iowa, with more than 40 years of experience. They specialize in providing delicious menu options, fully trained service staff, and bar service to take your celebration to the next level.

Cuisine

Christiani's VIP Catering and Events will work with you to craft your dream wedding meal, which can be served as a buffet, in stations, family-style, or as a plated dinner. They specialize in elevated European classics, such as lemony chicken piccata or filet mignon served with a Chianti mushroom sauce. Main dishes can be served with salads, starchy sides, and vegetables for a wholesome meal that leaves you ready to take on the dance floor. They can provide vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options to accommodate guests with dietary requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the average catering price per person for plated service?

$25

What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?

$23

What is the average catering price per person for stations?

$29

What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeuvres?

$7

Which of the following are included in the cost of your full service wedding catering?

Delivery
Set Up
Cake Cutting
Cocktail Reception
Server(s)
Tastings
China
Flatware
Glassware

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$10

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Wine

What event services do you provide?

Delivery
Set Up
Clean Up

What catering services do you provide?

Breakfast / Brunch
Buffet
Cake Cutting
Cocktail Reception
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What types of cuisine do you cater?

American
BBQ
Italian
Local
Mediterranean
Mexican
Seafood
Southern

What dietary needs can you accommodate?

Gluten Free
Lactose Free
Nut Free
Vegan
Vegetarian

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Open Bar
Champagne Toast
Signature Drink

Which of the following items can you provide?

Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
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    Jean Married on 06/24/2017
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    Had Christiani's cater my wedding at Racoon River Nature lodge. I have nothing negative to say. High quality food. Reasonably priced. Beautiful decor. Easy to work with. Chicken Piccata delicious. Thank you Christiani's!
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    Karla Married on 05/13/2017
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    Christiani's Catering catered our wedding! We chose the Prime Rib with chicken everything was fabulous! They showed up on time and was set up in no time. All decorations and staff were very friendly and helpful! Highly Recommended!
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    Best catering in Des Moines. Best food and professional staff. They know how to do weddings! When over 100 people are still talking about the food at your wedding over a month later, you know it had to be good.
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Christiani's VIP Catering Service is ecstatic to unveil our NEW Signature Charcuterie Butter Board! Four divine arrangement鈥檚 of butter served station style for all guests to enjoy! For a limited time, newly engaged couples can receive this offer for free*! Want to add more variety to your appetizers? Christiani's Signature Charcuterie Butter Board pairs tremendously with our Signature Grazing station!

*Free offer valid only on new wedding bookings with a minimum of 100 people, during the 2023/2024 wedding season. Regular Signature Charcuterie Board pricing is $3.95 per person. Cannot be combined with Signature Bruschetta Bar Station Promo.

Christiani's VIP Catering and Events 2
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Book ANY Christiani's Full Service Bar Packages and enjoy our Digital Photo Booth, FREE!

Christiani's VIP Catering and Events 3
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Book ANY of Christiani's Full Service Bar Packages and enjoy a FREE Signature Drink for each guest!

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1150 E Diehl Ave Des Moines, IA, 50315
5152873169
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