Cornerstone is expanding and we are looking for enthusiastic people to join our team! We are passionate about what we do and are looking for like-minded team players who are dedicated to their craft. Here at Cornerstone, we strive everyday to provide an amazing guest experience through beautiful food and hospitality.
We opened Cornerstone's doors in October 2015 as a 14+ seat BYOB restaurant and artisanal market with a focus in oysters, cheese, charcuterie, fresh pastas and highlighting seasonal small and large plates. After 2 years of success and support of the industry and guests joining us from DC to Boston, we have been afforded the opportunity to expand. We have expanded to the space next door to include an additional 30 seats, full bar with an incredible wine and craft cocktail program and an expansion of our raw bar program. We are drawing upon once again of all of our travels from the Sonoma Coast to the Nantucket shorelines to create an elegant yet relaxed dining experience. We are looking to hire immediately.
What we are looking for:
-GOOD ATTITUDE, A willingness to learn along with excitement and respect for the industry plus going the extra mile
-Experience is a plus, but not needed if you have the right attitude and work ethic.
-Your own reliable transportation - we are looking for dependability
*What we will provide for you:
*A family working environment that allows you to grow with a willingness from the owner & chefs to go the extra mile for their staff
*competitive hourly and wellness package
*consecutive days off, closed Memorial Day, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year's
*monthly stipend to use towards cookbooks or culinary experiences/classes for full time employees
*Gym-membership reimbursement & wellness package for full time employees
*opportunity for growth after a proven track record as we grow our brand
*opportunities to stage across the country or outside of the US during the first 2 weeks of August every year
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Cornerstone is an intimate and inviting 40-seat elegant bistro and artisanal market + specialty wine shop. Boasting a luxurious dining area, 14-seat open chef's counter + 10-seat full bar offering a wine and craft cocktail program focused on genuine hospitality. The restaurant utilizes high caliber ingredients that highlight the ever-changing flavors of each season. The perfect marriage of NorCal wine country, coastal New England, and the rustic charm of Europe's seaside retreats.
Cornerstone has become quickly one of the most sought after restaurants in the Philadelphia after 3 years focusing on amazing guest experience, food + building a wine program that is just as important pairing wines + beers with their menus creating the ultimate dining experience. Every year in August for 2 weeks - Christine & Nick plus staff travels the world to bring only the best back for their guests.
Christine & Nicholas Kondra, owner & chefs + husband & wife team returned home after spending 10 years in Boston & Nantucket to open Cornerstone in the Fall of 2015. Christine working as a private chef & restaurant owned by the famed chef partners Jamie Bissonnette & Ken Oringer. Nick working his way up on the Nantucket & Boston restaurant scene, working at the famed Straight Wharf Restaurant (Nantucket) & Ten Tables in Harvard Square. Upon returning in Jan '14, Nick became the pasta chef at Amis under the well respected Brad Spence & Marc Vetri.