Liberty Street Kitchen

Contemporary Comfort Cuisine

About us

Liberty Street Kitchen is a casual bistro celebrating modern rural living and offering contemporary comfort cuisine with a local focus. The menu showcases refined salads, entrées, sandwiches and more alongside signature cocktails, craft beer and a thoughtful wine list. Featuring a comfortably elegant dining room, bustling bar and robust private dining capabilities, Liberty Street Kitchen is Pella’s gathering place for residents and visitors alike.

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Our team


Jake Warner, General Manager

Jake is a Des Moines native with a over a decade and a half of hospitality experience. From his very first job in an ice cream parlor to his years working at full-service restaurant brands across the country, Jake is committed to providing outstanding guest experiences.


Jasen Sorensen, Executive Chef

Jasen is a central Iowa native and graduate of DMACC’s prestigious culinary arts program. For over two decades, Jasen has worked to elevate Iowa’s dining culture in leading restaurants and dining clubs across the metro. Jasen brings a creative culinary eye to Liberty Street Kitchen.