Contact Tom Baldwin: 515-222-1100

April 7, 2020


“They ain’t chicken!” Dark Side of the Spoon Hospitality Group to Give Away 5,000 Chicken Wings to Health Professionals and First Responders on Wednesday

Free wings can be picked up on Wednesday, April 8th from 3-6pm at Wellman’s Pub & Rooftop
Wellman’s Pub Ingersoll, and Valley Pub and select 1908 Draught House locations


West Des Moines, Iowa — In appreciation for their tireless work during the Covid-19 health crisis, Dark Side of the Spoon Hospitality group is giving away 5,000 free chicken wings. Hundreds of medical professionals and first responders will have the chance to eat free chicken wings in appreciation for their hard work.


In order to claim their wings, health professionals and first responders need to show up to one of the participating lo

“We’re all in this together,” said Tom Baldwin, President of Dark Side of the Spoon. “We’re fighting like hell to keep our businesses strong. But we can’t get back to normal without the brave men and women on the front lines of this crisis. These folks ain’t chicken! This is just a small token of our thanks.”


cations, call the number when they arrive and wings will be given to them curbside between 3-6pm on Wednesday, April 8th. They’ll have the choice between sweet chili and mild buffalo flavors.

These are the locations participating:

1908 Draught House WEST DES MOINES: 196 50th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50265, (515) 224-4114
1908 Draught House NORWALK: 9500 Marketplace Drive, Norwalk, Iowa 50211, (515) 630-3369
1908 Draught House Waukee: 1320 E Hickman Rd., Waukee, Iowa 50263, (515) 987-0552
1908 Draught House Johnston: 8789 Northpark Dr, Johnston, Iowa 50131, (515) 278-1671
Wellman’s Pub & Rooftop: 597 Market Street, West Des Moines, Iowa, (515) 222-1100
Wellman’s Pub Ingersoll: 2922 Ingersoll Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa, (515) 245-9737
Valley Pub West Des Moines: 3781 EP True Parkway, West Des Moines, (515) 630-5388

“We thank all of our guests for their support during this trying time, and especially those on the front lines of this crisis,” said Baldwin.


Dark Side of the Spoon Hospitality Group is the largest hospitality group in Iowa, employing over 500 people between 20 venues in the Des Moines Metro and Omaha.

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