The Pioneer Bakery Café

“Baking New Beginnings”

The Pioneer Bakery Cafe, a joint effort between McArthur’s Bakery Cafe and Lafayette Industries, is aimed at providing the most robust fast-casual training program focusing on front-of-house and back-of-house skills for adults with intellectual disabilities.

The Pioneer Bakery Cafe will combine McArthur’s 64 years of bakery experience and Lafayette Industries’ 44 years of history employing and training adults with disabilities.

Training Opportunities

Are you, or do you know an individual, between the ages of 18 and 35 years old, with an intellectual or developmental disability residing in St. Louis county? If so, are you eligible to participate in Lafayette Industries’ training program at The Pioneer Bakery Café. For more information on this free program, email


Each meal or item purchased at Pioneer Bakery Café gives back to help support our training program and future job placement for our trainees.  Any additional tips or donations goes straight to supporting the growth of our training program.

Open Hours

Monday – Thursday: 7am – 3pm: Cafe

7am-6pm : The Scoop Ice Cream & Bakery

Friday – Saturday: 7am – 3pm: Cafe

7am-8pm : The Scoop Ice Cream & Bakery

Sunday: 7am – 3pm: Cafe

7am-6pm : The Scoop Ice Cream & Bakery


210 Kirkwood Rd,
Kirkwood, MO 63122