ice cream

Home of the Ice Cream Flight

205 S. 2nd Street, Milwaukee, WI 53204 • (414) 988-2521

Join the Purple Door team

If you value a fun atmosphere of working with others and a commitment to creating a better community, Purple Door may be a great place for you!

Purple Door is currently looking for the following applicants:

  • Catering Assistant
    Part-time, 10-20 hours per week
    Responsibilites: Lead ice cream service teams (2-4 people) in the field at catering events.  Provide and model excellent customer service, problem solving, solving directions and leadership.
    Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years old.  Experience in customer service required. Prior catering or restaurant experience preferred, but willing to train the right person. Available Friday and Saturday evenings, May - September, as well as some possible weekday and day shifts.   Reliable transportation that can be used to transport catering team to and from events. Ability to lift 40 lbs.

  • Ice Cream Maker - Production
    Full-time, 32-40 hours per week
    Responsibilites:  Food handling and production. Making ice cream on a batch freezer, prepping all ingredients, indepth cleaning of machine and production kitchen. Responsibility of food safety and independent work. 
    Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years old.  Experience in food production required. ServSafe certification preferred.  Knowledge of food handling and all aspects of food safety. Abillity to take direction, follow recipes and work independently.

Scooper - Retail

  • Part-time, 10-15 hours per week in spring, 15-25 hours per week in summer
  • Responsibilites: Scoop ice cream at retail front counter with excellent customer service. Fun, energetic atmosphere. Money handling and cleaning, as well as various other responsibilities.
  • Qualifications: Excellent customer service and team working skills. Must be available starting in March for 2-3 weekend shifts. Availability in May/June to 3-4 shifts per week, nights and weekends included. 

Available positions are always changing at Purple Door, so please check back often. 

To apply,  submit a Purple Door applicationg (PDF application form), and resume by email to Lauren at or in person at 205 S 2nd Street.