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Employment 2019-11-16T02:31:28+00:00

Commellini Estate is a a family owned and operated business. We were established in 1941, by Albert & Leda Commellini and have been proudly influencing the Spokane food and event culture ever since. We are located in North Spokane, Washington and offer a private location surrounded in the majestic trees and tranquil sounds of Spring Creek. Our venue has SIX onsite venue locations with indoor and outdoor options and can accommodate 15-300 people. We specialize in event design and coordination. In addition we offer on and offsite catering services along with our Gourmet To Go food line. We also offer monthly onsite events including cooking classes and wine tastings.

We are accepting applications for the following positions:

Open Positions Updated 11/10/2019

Please apply to all positions in the form at the bottom of this page.

Executive Chef

We are seeking Executive Chef to join our team.  Candidates should have attention to detail, customer minded, team oriented, willingness to learn, punctual, and a desire to continue our tradition of making items in-house and from scratch. In addition to back of house skills, the ideal candidate should enjoy interacting with customers, as they will be an integral part of teaching in our cooking classes.

Event Team

We are seeking Event Staff to join our team. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for their work and can help create lasting memories for our guests. Event Staff provide operational functions before, during, and after events. Event Staff assist with site set-up, take down and design. This is a great opportunity to work in a fun environment while gaining experience in the wedding and event industry. Event Staff are part time employees used on a per event basis, usually Friday through Sunday.

Bartender

Currently seeking experienced bartenders for events.  Must be available Friday and Saturday evenings with the occasional banquet event during the week and Sunday. Experience is required. Apply by filling out the form below.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Market, sell, and serve drink  items
  •  Display working knowledge of all drink items and prices.
  •  Complete sidework and cleaning duties
  •  Be able to jump in where needed i.e. serving tables, dishwashing, etc
  •  Observe diners to fulfill any additional requests.
  •  Calculate the bill and accept payment

Dishwasher

The dish and general utility position is responsible for maintaining cleanliness and sanitation standards for china, glassware, tableware, cooking utensils, etc., using machine and manual cleaning methods. This position also ensures the dishwashing area is maintained as a clean, safe and sanitary facility.

Must be able to: Walks and stands during entire shift.  Lift and carry racks or stacks of dishes, glassware and other utensils, weighing up to 30 lbs., up to 50 times per shift. Frequent bending, stooping, reaching, pushing and lifting.

Kitchen Assistant

We are seeking a Kitchen Assistant to join our team. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for their work and can help create lasting memories for our guests.  From preparing items from our event menus, to assisting with cooking classes our Kitchen Assistants are an integral part of our team and visitor’s impressions of Commellini Estate.The Kitchen Assistant assists the chef in the preparation and service of menu items and performs a number of kitchen activities including pot washing, dish washing, and general cleaning duties and storing food and non-food supplies.

The success of Commellini Estate is determined by our success in operating as a unified team. We are committed to quality and unparalleled customer service in all aspects of our business. Our standards and expectations of our staff are kept at the highest level to ensure customer satisfaction. We expect all employees to maintain a high level of professionalism at all times, being courteous, helpful, and polite. We do background checks before hire, and reserve the right to do drug tests before hire and randomly during employment. If this is a problem for you, please do not apply. Our main priorities are customer service, quality, cleanliness and speed. We are looking for people who are outgoing, energetic, reliable, loyal, have a strong work ethic, and a good team player.

Commellini Estate is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Part time Chef: Commellini Estate Venue and Event Restaurant is currently seeking a qualified candidate for our part-time Chef position. We are a growing business with a reputation for rustic Italian food. Our ideal candidate will continue our tradition of making everything possible in-house and from scratch. Apply by filling out the form below.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
*Menu Development
*Catering
*Ordering
*Inventory
*Maintaining extremely clean kitchen

Recently Filled Positions

Day Of Event Coordinator 

Under the direction of the Banquet Manager and working with the Event Coordinator, the Day of Coordinator will assist in all aspects of day of event coordination.  General responsibilities may include:  Keeping the guests and host satisfied and strives to meet their needs. Check in with all vendors at the event to ensure they are prepared and cued. The primary focus of this position will be weddings, however  it will also include corporate and other event day of coordination.

Farmers Market Associate

Commellini Estate is looking for a dynamic, outgoing individual with impeccable integrity and outstanding interpersonal skills person to fill their Farmer’s Market Associate position for the upcoming season. This position includes setting up our market booth, working the booth, preparing the product line, operating the booth during market hours, engaging customers with samples , and providing a positive image as a spokesperson for the estate. Must have a pristine driving record as you will be operating our commercial van to and from the market. In addition, must love Italian food! Time Requirement:  Thursdays 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Fridays 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM, occasional help needed Tuesdays  & Wednesday (afternoons), and Saturdays (mornings).    *Market season goes through late October. If desired, additional hours available as a part of our Event Staff Team for year round employment.

Maintenance Technician

This position is responsible for performing a wide variety preventative and unscheduled maintenance in the areas of general building maintenance and lawn maintenance. This position will have the chance to significantly impact our organization and the people we serve. The right candidate will have solid mechanical aptitude, a calm demeanor and a serious desire to learn and grow. We need a candidate who will thrive in an environment that is collaborative, team-oriented, forward-thinking and fun. Experience in Facilities Maintenance and handyman work is preferred (ideally 2 years), but not required.  Hours: 20-30 per week.  Compensation: Based on experience.

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