About Us

Co-owners Eric Prosperi and Alessandra Meschini are passionate about the vibrant central Iowa community and all the great stories and history that are just under the surface.  Come join us on one of our tours and see Des Moines in a uniquely fun way!

Eric Prosperi

Eric Prosperi – President/Co-owner 

​Eric is a native of Des Moines, Iowa with 20+ years of food marketing experience and a passion for history.  He’s lived in several larger American cities but is proud to call Des Moines home.

alessandra farina

Alessandra Meschini – Co-owner 

​Alessandra grew up in Viterbo, Italy and traveled the world before starting Cooking with Alessandra in the East Village of downtown Des Moines, Iowa.

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