Henry Wallace Country Life Center

Location: 2773 290th Street, Orient
Phone: (641) 337-5019
Number of diners: 20 (min) – 60 (max)
Price: $16.50 – $19.50 – Gratuity not included

Select one menu item for all guests. Program (or program/tour) can be added to any lunch or dinner menu option for an additional $3.00 per person. Programs and tours can be customized regarding Wallace family interests and time schedule – typical range 30-60 minutes.

Desserts and a program (or program/tour) are offered for $9.00 per person.

First Presbyterian Church

Location: 210 W. Green St., Winterset (one block west of the courthouse square)
Phone: (515) 468-2066 (Pat Dickerson)
Number of diners:  Groups of 55 or fewer recommended.
Price: $14 all-inclusive (hot entrée, salad, side potato and vegetable, bread/rolls, dessert, coffee/tea/water)

This is Midwestern home-cooking served with lots of smiles at an historic church with beautiful stained glass windows and a pipe organ. Choose from Swiss Steak with mashed potatoes and gravy, or Ham Balls with Cheesy Potatoes.

First Christian Church

Location: 103 W. Green Street, Winterset (one block north of the Welcome Center)
Phone: (515) 468-1275
Number of diners:  No minimum
Price: $15 per person

Choose from three options – Baked Potato Bar, Lasagna with tossed salad & bread, or Grilled Pork Loin Sandwiches with sides. All options include dessert and drinks (coffee, tea, water). There is outside access to an elevator and a handicapped-accessible bathroom.

First United Methodist Church

Location: 309 E. Jefferson, Winterset
Phone: (515) 462-4731
Number of diners:  Minimum of 20
Price:  $15 per person

The meal includes Smothered Tenderized Pork Loin, Potatoes Au Gratin, green beans with bacon & onion, dinner rolls, brownies and ice cream, and beverages (water, iced tea, coffee).

Pizza Ranch

Location: 1009 N. John Wayne Drive, Winterset
Phone:  (515) 493-1223
Number of diners: 290
Price: Check with the Winterset branch for pricing. Buffet hours are from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

Madison County Winery

Location:  3021 St. Charles Rd, St. Charles (15 minutes from Winterset)
Phone: (641) 396-2220
Number of diners:  40 or fewer

  • Wine tasting only, price $10 per person (includes 5 wine samples)
  • Wine tasting and tour, $15 per person (includes five wine samples & a tour of the vineyard and wine production facility)
  • Wine tasting, tour and lunch, $27 per person (all of the above plus charcuterie, build-your-own sandwich bar, salad, chips, cookie, and water or soda)

Hours: Seasonal — refer to the Madison County Winery website for details.