Join the Slow Food Chicago Board!

Passionate about good, clean and fair food? Then join our Board of Directors! Slow Food Chicago is now accepting applications for dynamic and committed team players to join our board. It’s a wonderful opportunity to help nourish and grow a robust slow food movement in our community.

Here are a few details:

Board terms are for three years. We are particularly looking for new board members to lead in areas of: 

Membership Management and Recruitment: active engagement, outreach, appreciation strategies for Slow Food members, including but not limited to working with Slow Food USA on annual membership drive. 

Community Partnerships: active recruitment and engagement with community partners. 

Snail of Approval: manage and coordinate all aspects of SFC's Snail of Approval program; including but not limited to recruiting nominees, managing the vetting process for restaurants and engaging with current Snail Approved organizations. 

Public Events: work with our current events team on the development, coordination and execution of major free/low-cost events, including but not limited to our Annual Meeting and the Summer Solstice Potluck.  

While other skills are always welcome, these are our most pressing needs at this time! In general, we always need good project managers who can see all kinds of projects through from start to finish. Please be mindful of these while filling out your application and emphasize specific experience in these areas as much as possible. 

If you’re interested in applying, click here to access the application.Applications are due April 20th. 

If you have any questions, please send an email to