Commellini Estate is 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. We offer on and offsite catering services along with our Gourmet To Go food line. In addition, we offer monthly onsite events including cooking classes and wine tastings.

We are accepting applications for the following positions:

Open Positions Updated 7/6/2024:

Bartenders,  Servers, Prep Cook, Market Manager, Event Coordinator, Day of Coordinator, Event Setup Crew, Dishwasher

For more information please review abbreviated job descriptions below:

Front of House Manager

Are you a dynamic leader with a passion for creating unforgettable dining and event experiences? We are looking for an enthusiastic Restaurant & Banquet Manager to oversee all aspects of our events and restaurant operations. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and have a knack for exceptional customer service, we want you!


Are you a talented mixologist ready to leave a lasting impression on our guests? Commellini Estate is in search of a bartender to join our esteemed team. We’re on the lookout for individuals who not only possess a passion for their craft, but also have the ability to transform each guest experience into a cherished memory.

At Commellini Estate, bartenders play a pivotal role as ambassadors, representing our commitment to excellence with every cocktail poured. As a key member of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to showcase your creativity and expertise while crafting unforgettable libations for out discerning clientele.

In addition to crafting exceptional drinks, our bartenders serve as the face of Commellini Estate, embodying our values of hospitality and professionalism. You’ll be entrusted with creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere, ensuring that each visitor leaves with a positive experience.


Join our dynamic team as an event server! We’re searching for individuals passionate about food and service to join us in various exciting ventures, including weddings, catering, our upscale Supper Club dinners, and even a pop-up restaurant during Moonshine: Artisan Night Market & Movies.

If you have a warm and welcoming demeanor, a dedication to exceptional service, and the physical capability to stand for long periods and lift at least 25 pounds, we want to hear from you!

This role offers flexibility with part-time and on-call positions. Shifts primarily fall in the afternoons and evenings Wednesday through Sunday, with occasional daytime shifts available

Event Coordinator 

Position Type: Part Time
Job Description: Commellini Estate is seeking an Event Coordinator for our private events. Private events can include wedding ceremonies and receptions, corporate events, client appreciation events and private parties. We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic, friendly, customer service orientated and can think quickly on their feet. To succeed in this role, strong organizational, customer service, and management skills are required. As the Event Coordinator you will be responsible for private event sales and program management. Prior event or hospitality experience is preferred for this position.

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.

 Prep Cook

As a Prep Cook/Line Cook at Commellini Estate, you’ll play a vital role in our kitchen operations, focusing on both prep work and supporting events. From preparing items for our event menus to assisting with the execution of service, you’ll contribute to creating memorable dining experiences for our guests.


  • Prepare food items according to recipe specifications.
  • Assist with food preparation tasks such as chopping vegetables, preparing sauces, and portioning ingredients.
  • Ensure cleanliness and organization in the kitchen area.
  • Collaborate with the culinary team to maintain high standards of food quality and presentation.
  • Adhere to all food safety and sanitation guidelines.


  • Ability to stand and walk for the duration of the shift.
  • Capable of lifting and carrying racks or stacks of dishes, glassware, and utensils, weighing up to 30 lbs., up to 50 times per shift.
  • Comfortable with frequent bending, stooping, reaching, pushing, and lifting.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work in various roles within the kitchen and during events.
  • Previous experience in a similar role preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and a passion for food.


  • Competitive pay rates, depending on experience.
  • Fuel your ambition with ample opportunities for career development and personal growth within our dynamic team.
  • Thrive in a supportive and inclusive work environment where your talents are celebrated, and your contributions are valued.
  • 30-40 hours per week, with the potential for additional hours during peak periods.
  • Inclusion in the gratuity pool for tipped positions.

If you’re ready to join a dynamic team dedicated to culinary excellence and eager to grow in your career, we’d love to hear from you!

Event Setup Crew

The Event Setup Crew members are responsible for set-up and teardown of events as well as cleaning and maintaining banquet functions as directed by the Event Manager. We are seeking for physically strong individuals who can frequently lift/carry up to 50 lbs. Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 8‐hours in length.

General Responsibilities:

  • Set-up and teardown of the meeting and event rooms as outlined by the BEO.
  • Ensure that all decorations have been set properly according to the Event Manager
  • Maintain venue including vacuuming floors, cleaning walls, windows and mirrors.
  • Proper care, movement, storage of all equipment such as tables, chairs, dance floor, etc.


The Dishwasher will ensure that wares for the front and back of the house are clean and sanitized. Dishwasher will equally assist in food production where needed.


  • Washes all wares including pots, plans, flatware, and glasses, by hand or using dishwashers.
  • Correctly places and stores clean equipment, dishes, and utensils in assigned storage areas.
  • Stocks serving stations, cupboards, refrigerators, and other assigned areas with necessary dishes and utensils.
  • Cleans trash receptacles with water or steam.
  • Moves dishwashing supplies and equipment from storage to work area by hand or using hand trucks.
  • May assist in cleaning and preparing various foods for cooking and/or serving, as directed.
  • Ensures work areas remain safe, clean, and orderly, adhering to all company, local, and state guidelines regarding health, safety, and sanitation.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to understand and follow directions.
  • Ability to understand and meet restaurant standards for health, safety, and excellence.
  • Ability to remain alert and focused in an environment that is noisy and fast-paced.
  • Ability to work effectively with kitchen staff.
  • Detail-oriented and thorough.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods walking or standing.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, and place up to 60 pounds at a time.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, and wipe frequently.
  • Must frequently immerse hands in water.
  • Must be able to work in a hot and damp environment.

Marketing Intern

Under the direction of the Marketing Director, the intern will observe and assist with various marketing projects in various mediums including social, digital, conventions, networking, and product development. General responsibilities may include: Monitor and post on blogs, forums, and social networks. Online outreach and promotion using Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest. Website and social media optimization, keyword analysis. Cost/benefit analysis. In person conventions and networking events. Requirements: Those applying for this internship should have or working toward a Marketing/Business or Language majors.
Responsibilities will include:
Assisting with social media; participation in the execution of marketing communication projects; drafting and sending internal emails; monitoring current events within the industry, including news and demographics; blogging; assistance with preparation for speaking events, conferences and trade-shows; proofreading and copy editing of sales support materials; and taking part in ensuring the consistency of the Commellini Estate brand and messaging.
– 16 Week Duration-
Compensation: Unpaid

How to Apply:

1. Email your resume and cover letter to Please specify your availability and the position you are interested in.

2. Complete the application below:

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.
*Menu Development
*Maintaining extremely clean kitchen

Recently Filled Positions

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.


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.

Servers & Event Team Members

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.

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.