News – March – 2015


Upcoming Events

Weekly $5 Blue Plate Special at Cafe Baratta’s

Baratta’s @ Forte Concert Call:
Nikki Hill – Thurs March 12th
Davina and the Vagabonds – Fri March 20th
Tinsley Ellis – Fri March 27th
Impact Pro Wrestling at Baratt’as @ Forte – Sat March 21st


Party Tips from Lora – Baratta’s Director of Catering

St. Patty’s Day is this month and with this day comes the yearly tradition of green beer. For those with a sophisticated palate, try making this cocktail called The Shamrocker.

* 1 shot of Jameson Irish Whiskey
* 1/2 oz. Creme De Menthe
* 2 scoops vanilla ice cream

Combine ingredients into a blender, blend on medium, pour into a martini glass and enjoy!


Let Baratta’s Host your Big Day!!

*Wedding Showers
*Rehearsal Dinners

Would you like us to plan your next event? Click on Baratta’s for more information!


Weekly $5 Blue Plate Special!

Cafe Baratta’s will continue running a different weekly $5 lunch special Tuesday through Friday in March.
Only at the IA State Historical Building from 11am-2pm as long as supplies last!
Also come see art works from local artist Matt Niebuhr while you enjoy your meal.

Graduate with a Party!

Start making plans now for that high school or college graduation party for this spring.

Baratta’s caters at our own locations but we also deliver and setup throughout the Des Moines metro area.
Please contact Lora Simpson at 515-281-4658 or Nick Speck at 515-333-5057.
For more info please visit



Three Exciting Concertrs this Month at Forte!

To get your tickets or for more information visit






















Baratta’s @ Forte is just south of the Wells Fargo Arena located at 615 3rd St. Des Moines, IA. Visit here to find out more about Forte.

Impact Pro Wrestling Brings the Action to Forte!

Saturday March 21st IPW returns to Forte with a 20 Man Ladder Battle Royal!
Tickets are $15 for adults night of the show and kids 10 and under are $5.

The action starts at 7:00 p.m.

Presale tickets can be purchased at Baratta’s @ Forte.
Located at 615 3rd St. just a block south of the Wells Fargo Arena.

For more information go to IPW’s Facebook page.

Did You Know… 

Not only do we cater at the Iowa State Historical Building and Baratta’s @ Forte we are also preferred caterers at:
A.H. Blank Golf Course, DSM Scottish Rite, Stoney Creek Inn and Copper Creek Golf Course.

To see more information please visit us at

You Might Win, If You “Click!”

Click on ANY link in this newsletter, and you’ll automatically be entered in a drawing for a $25 Gift Certificate from Baratta’s!
Our March winner is Juliana McCoy! Thanks for reading our newsletter!


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