Job Opportunities at the Wallace House

The Wallace Centers of Iowa (WCI) is seeking a Chef/Food Programs Manager who is educated in the culinary arts with an interest in local foods, the ability to develop food programming, and the initiative to develop food products.  This non-profit organization carries on the Wallace family legacy of enriching community through sustainable food and civility initiatives. The two historic locations, the Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center near Orient and the Wallace House in Des Moines, offer educational programs and community services, produce fruits and vegetables, and provide locally sourced meals. This position will be located at the rural Orient location.

Qualifications:  Minimum associate in applied science degree in the culinary arts OR extensive experience in commercial food preparation, evidence of teaching ability, examples of collaborations including team building, and creative problem solving experience. Must be able to work Friday evenings and weekends as needed. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Must also have a valid driver’s license.

  • Salary Range: Dependent on experience and education. Can be flexible on full or part time.
  • Benefits: Paid Time Off, Learning and Networking Opportunities

Chef Application