Head of the Des Moines

  • Hosted By: Des Moines Rowing Club
  • 2016 Registered Regatta

Arriving Friday Night?  Chuck's Restaurant, located just minutes from Prospect Park at 3610 6th Ave, is an official regatta sponsor.   Chuck's Italian-American cuisine is a Des Moines tradition having been in business since 1956.  Private facilities for large groups are available.  They are open 4:30p - 12 midnight.  For large group reservations, call 515-244-4104.   

Breakfast: Will be provided for participants free of charge and will consist of bananas, bagels, energy bars, coffee, juice and water.

Lunch:  Cactus Bob's BarBQ will be on the grounds to serve lunch from 11a-3p.  They will serve delicious barbecue sandwiches and sides.  Vegetarian options will also be available.  Costs will range from $5-10. 

Pre-purchased Dinners:  Participants can pre-purchase dinners for Saturday night and eat as you drive home.  Dinners will consist of --

  • Turkey club sandwiches (vegetarian/special menu options available)
  • Apple slices
  • Chips
  • Brownie
  • Soda/water

Cost of these meals are $7.50 each.  Please enter the number of dinners you want to purchase using the Registration Form tab in your left toolbar.  Your team will be invoiced for dinners along with registration fees.  

Staying Saturday night?  Another regatta sponsor with an lively atmosphere and an eclectic menu is Drake Diner located on Drake University campus, 1111 25th Street.  Call 277-1111 for more information.