Current Job Opportunities

The West Central Park Neighborhood Center is the current and future home of multiple locally owned businesses including dining, lodging, and retail. As our various projects continue in the development process, more job opportunities within the block may become available from time to time. For more information about the individual block projects, please visit the landing pages in the EXPLORE dropdown on our navigation menu.

The Park Side Cafe is seeking awesome individuals to join their team! Could that be you?


Cooks will prepare a variety of plant-based recipes using various kitchen tools and equipment according to a daily prep list and recipe cards. They will perform various tasks ranging from preparing ingredients and cooking, to cleaning kitchen surfaces and mopping floors. They will also help coordinate weekly specials, working with seasonal ingredients and rotating menu items. Cooks work under the direction of the senior member of the kitchen staff. Ideal candidates will easily follow instructions when given and follow all health and safety rules in the kitchen.


The baker will strive to provide excellent baked items with consistency and must be open to explore new and creative options. This person will design, execute, and improve recipes, perform quality checks on ingredients and finished products, use icing, glazes, fillings, and decorations to enhance item presentation, and process custom orders from customers. They will also need to test recipes for specials and future regular offerings. Regular items will include sandwich bread and buns, rolls/breadsticks, English muffins, cinnamon rolls, croissants, tarts, and cakes. Familiarity with using plant-based and gluten free ingredients is preferred.

Barista & Front Counter

Baristas will operate the front counter. They must be passionate about the food and beverage industry, enjoy working with people and be able to provide engaging and responsive service to create an exceptional experience for all customers. They will be responsible for making recommendations, providing samples, preparing and serving a variety of coffee drinks as well as food items either for dine in or carry out. Baristas will also be responsible for entering guests' orders into the POS and processing their payment as well as cleaning and stocking products.

They will be offering both full time and part time positions. To apply, please send your resume and a letter of interest to