Get to Know: General Manager Amy McManus

Now that you’ve learned a bit about our new chef, Shawn, it’s time to introduce (or tell you more about!) ​Amy McManus​, our general manager and director of events….

Get Your Reservation Now! Art Week 2018 Pop-Up Dinner

Did you miss our sold-out Australian wine pairing last week (courses pictured above)? Don’t worry,  we’re hosting another pop-up dinner on June 19 to celebrate Art Week Des…

Get to Know: Chef Shawn Bennigsdorf

It’s Meet Chef Shawn Bennigsdorf Week! ​On team Aposto since October 2017,​ and recently promoted to head chef, he’s passionate about making sure you have the best experience when…

The Truth About 5 Aposto FAQs

In honor of our three year Aposto-aversary, we’re answering the most common fan questions—and giving you the inside scoop—about our tucked-away Italian abode. Is Aposto for private events…

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Mother’s Day 2018 at Aposto

“Food is in my DNA,” Tony says. The legacy of his dessert maven mother, Lou Ann, lives on in Aposto. (Read more about their inspiring bond here.) In…

Hours

Wednesday Dinner: 5-close Thursday Dinner: 5-close Friday Dinner: 5-close Saturday Dinner: 5-close Pop-Up Dinner:  monthly Private Dinners & Lunches: anytime

Everything about Aposto is just right

Des Moines Register, November 16, 2016 After 10 years, Des Moines food fans said goodbye to Cafe di Scala, as owner Tony Lemmo turned a new page in…

One final meal at Cafe di Scala

Des Moines Register, December 22, 2015 The Italian restaurant from Tony Lemmo in Sherman Hill closes at the end of the year to become Aposto. Learn more about…

Private Events