Quality Food in the Heart of East Oakland.
Corners' Cafe is a thriving full service café on Youth UpRising's campus. The Cafe sources local and sustainable farmer's market fresh ingredients and partners with local businesses including Red Bay Coffee, Semifreddi's Bakery, and Dig Deep Farms. Our menu includes a variety of breakfast and lunch items such as breakfast sandwiches, fresh salads, turkey burgers, and more.
The cafe is managed by Christina Harrison, "Chef La La", previous Sous Chef at Flora Restaurant in Oakland's Uptown District. Chef La La brings her years of culinary expertise and innovative menu offerings to revamp the Corners' Cafe experience. The cafe is also a social enterprise hub, offering culinary training, management skills, and meaningful work experience to our young people. Learn more about our social enterprises here.
In addition to serving the community, Corners' Cafe provides full service catering for large corporate events, birthday parties, conferences, weddings, and more. The Cafe can accommodate parties up to 150 guests. Catering services are available for pick up, delivery or on-site meetings. Corners' Cafe provides boxed lunches, passed appetizers, buffet style or full catering services. Chef La La will design and personalize custom menus to meet your needs.