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The Park Loft

It’s been a 20 year personal and professional journey for creators | owners | operators Trip and Alecia Brooks. Blending Trip’s extensive development, building and historic restoration experience with Alecia’s theater production, music and photography background, they have created the Park Loft Experience. So much more than a venue, Park Loft is a place to celebrate life and love.

Trip and Alecia’s intention is to produce a one-of-a-kind venue with world class cuisine and spirits and the most genuine hospitality, resulting in a truly exceptional and beyond memorable celebration.

Executive Chef


With the invaluable addition of Executive Chef Thomas Schoborg, the direction of Park Loft was sealed. Chef Thomas is originally from Atlanta, Georgia where he cultivated his love of southern food and genuine hospitality. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee and then attended The French Culinary Institute in New York City.

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Chef Thomas gained national recognition for his outstanding work in NYC at The Cub Room, Tribeca’s City Hall Restaurant, P.J. Clarkes and as Executive Chef of Rosa Mexicano, launching six of their prime national locations. His reputation of excellence and creativity has landed him Executive Chef positions around the country in Atlanta, Miami and D.C. where he cooked and hosted multiple events and fundraisers for dignitaries, diplomats and political figures.

With a strong belief in sustainability, Chef Thomas makes every effort to support local vendors, farmers and businesses. He has crafted a unique and worldly menu, available for service in several reception styles. Now he and our Chef De Cuisine Zack Houck are committed to creating an extraordinary experience for you and your guests at Park Loft for your most treasured celebrations.

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Also joining the Park Loft core team of Ambassadors are Germaine Veloria as Director of Events; Mike Murray as Director of Operations | Entertainment; Brielle DiMauro as Premiere Mixologist | Bar Manager; Ryan Chapman as AGM | Event Coordinator, and Allie DeSantis as Lead Sales Coordinator. Collectively, this stellar team has the experience of having produced and executed over one thousand weddings and special events.

Together Trip and Alecia have created a one-of-a-kind experience that expresses who they are as life and creative partners. Park Loft and its highly accomplished team is the full expression of that desire, and they look forward to sharing it with all who want to celebrate life’s most joyous moments.

Life is an event. Make it exceptional.