Captains Corner

Seasonal Island Restaurant

We are a seasonal restaurant located in the heart of Kelleys Island Ohio! We welcome you to join our island family for a season of hard work and fun! We offer fabulous shared housing, employee discounts, and a sense of community you may have never experienced.

We are located on Kelleys Island in the middle of Lake Erie Ohio! A one of a kind place that not only offers numerous island adventures and fun, but access to all the surrounding islands! GO EXPLORE!

About Captains Corner

The Captains Corner is a one-of-a-kind restaurant located on a one-of-a-kind island in the middle of Lake Erie. There is no place quite like it anywhere else in the world.

With our establishment located in the heart of downtown and surrounded by the hustle and bustle of the island, it's almost impossible not to quickly feel like home and join in on all the island fun we have to offer!

Not only is the Captains Corner a great place to work and make friends, our team and islanders alike make it a mission of ours to make sure everyone that steps foot on our island have an experience they will never forget! We are literally right on the water and minutes away from the Jet Express ready and willing to ship you off to even more magical one of a kind islands and Cedar Point on your days off if you wish. There is never a dull moment here on Kelleys Island and it will be hard to find a more beautiful place to work and become part of such an awesome team to work with. 

The Employee Experience

Working at the Captains Corner is an awesome experience for those who seek adventure, everyday madness and fun, are hard working, and willing to go the extra mile. What we like to see in all our employees new and old is passion, drive, and hard work towards keeping and making our little Corner what it is today and continued progression for the future. Everyday you work at the Corner you are able to meet and embrace new and fun people from all over the world, enjoy home cooked foods on our ever changing menu, and really feel like you have been welcome into a work family that truly cares about you and your well being. With a small staff such as ours, no one is just a number in our eyes. And we try to make everyone feel welcome and happy to wake up everyday to come and work side by side with our team. At the end of each season, we strive for everyone to have had a fun, prosperous summer filled with new memories, tons of friends, and the desire to come back the following season!

Ideal Candidate

What we are looking for most here at the Captains Corner are fun loving, hard working, easy going, friendly faces to help us better help the hundreds of people that pass through our doors day after day. Smiling faces with the willingness to help those around you achieve the same goal we hope you yourself has set out to reach. Making all those around you feel welcome and taken care of. 

Room and Board

We offer housing to all our employees in the form of a shared living space on the east side of the island. A seven bedroom house with 3 full bathrooms is at your disposal for a small monthly fee that is automatically taken out of your paychecks every two weeks. The house includes a full kitchen, on sight WiFi, a flat screen tv for each bedroom, and a large front yard equipped with porch, parking, lawn furniture, and a community fire pit. With everyone being assigned their very own bedrooms with personal keys, you are free to come and go as you please.  

Employee Perks

There are of course perks of being a seasonal worker at the Captains Corner. All employees get a 50% discount while employed for us at the Captains Corner. In addition, there are several places around the island that also offer worker discounts on clothes, souvenirs, drinks, etc. throughout the season. As well as “industry appreciation” nights at selected restaurants. 

Getting Here and Getting Around

When it comes to transportation for work to home or just exploring around the island, we would recommend a personal vehicle for convince. However, nothing on this island is ever that far away. Bikes, scooters, skateboards, and even walking are all perfectly accepted ways of transportation. There are a fleet of bicycles located at our employee housing for all employees to use if they so choose. 

For Fun

Kelleys Island offers an endless list of everyday fun and unique experiences. From hiking, biking, photography, star gazing, ever weekend festivals and live music, to being a hop skip and a jump away from Cedar Point! Home of the country’s largest roller coaster. And just a quick boat ride away from Put-in-Bay, home to the worlds largest crystal geoid cave! Feel free to check out our chamber of commerce website for a full summer schedule for what new and fun activities our island has to offer week after week! 

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