The LaValle Hospitality Group

Redefining Hospitality

in the DSM.

The  River  Center  Events  &  Catering

Des Moines’s premiere event center Downtown at 3rd & MLK. Weddings, private & corporate events. The River Center venue was designed to honor the history of the building, featuring high ceilings, exposed brick walls, and reclaimed wood. 

The River Center offers guests a large main floor, a sizable mezzanine which overlooks the main floor, a private suite, and covered outdoor patio. 

Dore  Bakery

Looking to enjoy something special from Doré Bakery while out on the town? Doré is a proud partner with both The Purveyor and Trellis Café, and our rotating menu of desserts is a welcome addition to their casual daily lunch service.

Chef Alix Brower will delight your sweet tooth. Every one of her creations is elegantly designed, unique, memorable, and delicious.

The  Purveyor

The Purveyor is market-style access to charcuterie, wine & cheese located in Des Moines’ East Village with in-store retail access to fine desserts by @dorebakerydsm 

Trellis  Café  &  Catering

Trellis Café owned by Chef/Owner Lisa LaValle, opened in December 2013, and serving a locally sourced, plant-inspired menu. Trellis Cafe and Terrace can be rented for your next dinner, cooking class or cocktail party at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden.

Trellis Catering offers delicious made-from-scratch selections that are seasonally garden fresh and purchased locally. We use sustainable, eco-friendly and green culinary techniques and products in order to preserve the natural systems that create our beautiful world. 

The  John  Anderson  White Riverboat

Plan ahead and your entire event can be on the water, cruising aboard the J.A. White Riverboat with cocktails and dinner at our wonderful new location. We have recently relocated to the beautiful Rathbun Lake Marina and Honey Creek Resort. It’s not too soon to plan for next season so contact us today for details! 

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