Dining Experiences


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A Taste of India

Where can you get an authentic taste of India here in Des Moines? Yep, at the Mittras.


Tricia and Anupam ran a successful pop-up restaurant in San Francisco for a few years before moving to Des Moines.

"We take our culinary experiences from across India, blend that with organic ingredients, original spices, complex flavors and traditional techniques for flavors you will not find in restaurants."


Date: Join us in Spring 2021 (April/May, depending on our lovely weather) for a feast second to scant few.


Donated By Anupam Mittra

Master Brewing 101

Join Bergman Parent & Brew Master Anupam Mittra for Master Brewing 101. 

Anupam will brew 10 gallons of beer and have a bunch on tap; Master the art of home brew!


Donated By Anupam Mittra

801 Chophouse

Former Bergman Academy Board President,  Scott Johnson, and his wife Stacey, look forward to hosting two couples for dinner at  801 Chophouse (date TBD).

Pre-dinner cocktail, 4 course meal, wine, & after dinner drink will complete the evening.

Dinner goes to the top 2 bidders!

(4 adult guests)

Donated By Scott Johnson

Dine & Dip

Adult Dine & Swim

Enjoy an exquisite, gourmet dinner prepared by a Des Moines area chef; next summer (June 2021).

Nate & Martine Olson-Daniel will host 6 couples in their beautiful backyard.

After enjoying food, wine, and lively conversation, the party will adjourn to the pool for an evening swim & after dinner cocktails.

You don't want to miss this unique dining experience.


Goes to the TOP 6 bidders! 

Donated By Nate & Martine Olson-Daniel

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