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What do we look for in an employee and co-worker?

A balance between work ethic and kindness. This is a tough business, but we don’t want to make it tougher by our own actions. Kindness and acceptance of all combined with good technical skills is a recipe for success that has served us for many years.

Our Mission and Vision

Create a better place to work where people feel a sense of satisfaction and personal fulfillment

Our Benefits

We are proud to offer all qualified employees:

  • Paid time off for all FT staff, both exempt and non-exempt.
  • All employees have access to Sedera (a non-insurance community-sharing approach for catastrophic coverage) and Direct Primary Care – a membership-based health care model for most peoples’ health care needs, and Employee Assistance Network (EAN)
  • Mental Health Resource: ALL employees have FREE access to the local Employee Assistance Network (EAN). Available to all employees and their family members, it includes help with family issues, mental health counseling, and more.
  • W&S pays 100% of full-time employees Direct Primary Care if they are enrolled in Sedera. A stipend towards Sedera is also provided.
  • FT employees are also eligible for an Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Arrangement (ICHRA) contribution if Sedera and/or Direct Primary Care don’t meet their needs.
  • FT employees are eligible for Dental, Vision, additional Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Accident & Employee Assistance Program. 50% of Vision and Dental are paid for by the company.
  • FT employees have access to the company’s 401k Retirement Plan after 1 year of service. W&S will match 100% of contributions up to 1% of the employees’ compensation, plus 50% of contributions from 2% to 6% of the employees’ contributions. Matching contributions are funded after each payroll.
  • 50% dining discount for all employees
  • Service Awards given to employees who have been with the company for 1, 3, 5, 7, and 10 years. 
  • Always Food Safe® test opportunity for FT BOH staff and all Managers
  • Company-wide volunteer opportunities
  • Two annual employee appreciation celebrations
  • And more to come as we continue to strengthen our culture.

Our Core Values


Guest Loyalty


Continuous Improvement

Community Involvement

Our Commitment

Westmoreland & Scully (Corner Kitchen & Chestnut Restaurants) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Job Opportunities

Available Positions

FT Line Cook

Are you a creative cook? Do you like handcrafted food?

*Schedule your working interview today! Benefits and PTO begin after 90 days – PTO accrual begins on day 1! Plus you get a shift meal!

Job Duties include:
Setup, run and breakdown dinner service.
During service, cook, assemble and plate dishes – menu changes seasonally and specials are created each day & evening.
All cooks are part of the creative process, especially the Lead Line Cooks
Follow sanitation and restaurant standards while being part of “the team”

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Food handcrafted with care.

We take pride in sourcing products from local growers, ranchers, cheese makers, and dairies. Everything is made in house - from hand-cut french fries to ice cream from scratch, to pickled local veggies.
The American Chestnut Association
Asheville Independent Restaurants


48 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 575-2667

Brunch Sat & Sun

10 am - 2:30 pm

Dinner Nightly

5 pm until...

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