About us

Follow Your Bliss!

Mission Statement: We share the Bliss experience by offering nourishing & loving foods that heal, energize, and empower the individual and community. In all our actions, we are in pursuit of creating the mood of goodness, love, and compassion to share Bliss with as many lives as we can.

The history and future of Bliss

2010 - Two Partners Meet
David, a Cal Poly student, organizes & produces an awareness benefit concert for Haiti Relief Fund and Palaka, a local restaurant owner/chef, agrees to be a food vendor at the event. The event gets rained out, but a relationship has formed.

2011 - Food Truck Adventures
An all-night adventure chasing a Craigslist lead to San Diego ends in a purchased mobile food facility! SLO County has a hearing to allow Bliss Cafe to be the first mobile food facility in SLO.

2012 - Business Official
Palaka and David officially partner to co-found Follow Your Bliss LLC. and sign a lease within The Network to move to our current downtown, creekside dining location.

2013 - Ribbon Cutting
Mayor Jan Marx attends our Grand Opening Celebration in The Network!

2014 - Vegan Strong
Bliss Cafe and Greg Cobarr produce First Official Vegan Week in SLO. Bliss vends food at several celebrated festivals, concerts, and events, representing our brand wide and far!

2017 - Family Business
David & Palaka's families grow closer and stronger as more family members join forces to support the continued growth of the business.

2018 - Sustainable Service
Bliss invests in self-serve equipment like the salad bar, hot food bar, and waffle & soft serve bar to offer a fast and delicious option for downtown grab & go meals.

2019 and beyond - The Future Awaits
Our continued goal is to support the holistic wellness of our community. Exciting plans include:

Hosting a variety of family-friendly events!

Bringing a marketplace to our site! 

Help us create our best, most dynamic year yet! Let us know what types of events & products you would like to see in our space.