A HUGE thank you for everything you did to make our dream wedding come true!

- Samantha and Mickey Keefe

Our event would not have happened without your efforts and contributions. I cannot begin to describe your professionalism and excellence. The food was outstanding!

- Jodi Millerbernd, Boys and Girls Club of Rochester

Our event was an absolute success. I give you an A+!!! I heard nothing but positive comments. The food and the service was excellent.

- Pamela Trachsel - Edina Realty

Everything was absolutely super! Great location, great meal and great staff. 100% satisfied and we will use your location again in the future, and have been promoting your site to our friends/family/ & clients!

- Lisa Sherrington - Olmsted County Public Works

The combination plate was delicious. I heard positive comments from guests about how prompt the staff was serving and removing food. The bartenders were also always one step ahead. Thanks for the 1st class hospitality!!

- Dan and DeAnn Baker & Aaron and Amanda Graham

Our event would not have happened without your efforts and contributions. I cannot begin to describe the professionalism and excellence in which you treated us and presented the event. The food was outstanding!

- Jodi Milbern, Boys and Girls Club of Rochester

We wanted to officially say THANK YOU for all your work to make our wedding reception a memorable experience. We absolutely loved the setting of the room. And the food, as always, was amazing. You are the best!

- Mark & Emily Green

The food was amazing and so was the service. I will definitely recommend your Event Center in the future to others!! I couldn't have asked for a more beautiful evening!!!

- Nick & Sheila Psyck

We could not have been more pleased with everything! The room was beautiful and the food delicious.

- The Bunke Family

We just wanted to officially thank you for helping us make our event a success....we continue to receive comments about the venue and food. Know we will be back next year!

- Emily Bauden & Staff of New Life

Thank you again for your expert handling of and outstanding support for our 30th Taste of the Town culinary event! Throughout the day, evening and into the next day we experienced nothing but excellence and superior customer service as we planned, set up and conducted our event.

- Dave Ferber-Director of Community Engagement for The Salvation Army

It is always a pleasure to work with the Rochester International Event Center. Whenever we hold our event at the Rochester International Event Center we know they will help make our event a success. They keep us coming back every year.

- AgStar Financial Services, ACA

Thank you so much to all of your staff who helped make our day so special. Your venue is absolutely gorgeous and the food was fantastic. We believe our experience was worth every penny!

- Jeff & Chandra Pagel

As one of Minnesota’s largest and most experienced caterers, you can count on Rochester International Event Center to provide you with the highest service, flawless attention to detail and unforgettably delicious food experiences that will ensure the most memorable day for you and your guests. 


Acheivment in Catering Excellence Award

We are honored to be a top-five finalist in the U.S. for the Achievement in Catering Excellence (ACE) award by CaterSource, one of the world’s largest industry resources. The ACE award is considered the Oscars of the catering industry and represents the best of the best in areas including culinary, business, community and professional development.


US Chamber of Commerce 2014 Dream Big Blue Ribbon Small Business of the Year Award Winner


We are honored to be chosen as a 2014 Dream Big Blue Ribbon Small Business of the Year Award Winner. We work hard to bring the best service and are delighted to be recognized in this way.

Calendar of Events

  • FCA Night of Champions

    Team up with FCA and leave a Legacy. Legacy. Leaving a legacy means doing something of great value today that will benefit and become of greater value for those who follow you in the future. By teaming with FCA you are leaving a legacy that will last for eternity. Southeast Minnesota FCA impacts over 1,000 local student athletes of all ages through our camps, leagues and on-campus ministries. There have been over 200 local youth, high school and college coaches who have been impacted by our coaches’ studies and FCA seminars. Southeast Minnesota FCA runs two flag football leagues, has a presence on two dozen school campuses and have key partnerships with several sports organizations, churches and other ministries. We do this so that we can impact our communities for Christ today and help create the culture we want tomorrow. We invite you to join us. - See more at: http://www.minnesotafca.org/se-mn-banquet#sthash.tvSjArKS.dpuf


  • Cabin Fever Bean Bag Tournament

    The Cabin Fever Bean Bag Tournament is a charitable event working to support the Eagles Cancer Telethon which is dedicated to improving people's lives and has been raising funds to support cancer research for over 40 years.


  • Tri- County Pheasents Forever

    Come join us at our 32nd Annual Fundraising Banquet. Pheasants Forever's grassroots structure provides chapters the ability to raise local money at their annual banquet and keep and spend this money LOCAL for habitat conservation & youth efforts. Please come and enjoy a great night of raffles, games, food, and drink! We hope to see you there!