The Carlton Restaurant

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The Carlton Restaurant’s Veteran Professional Staff

Mark SwomleyExecutive Chef Mark Swomley – 14 Year Veteran
Executive Chef Mark Swomley joined us as an hourly employee in November, 1995. Mark was promoted to Sous Chef in August, 1997 and became The Carlton’s only third ever Executive Chef in 2001.

He is a BIG REASON why we receive so many restaurant awards, loyal guests and great reviews.

Bill KunkelManager Bill Kunkel – 23 Year Veteran
Bill Kunkel joined The Carlton fresh out of Penn State in 1986. He has learned the restaurant business from the ground up working as a Serving Assistant, Server, Corporate Business Planner and finally as Manager. He is a customer focused manager that works tirelessly to ensure that each and every guest enjoys a superior experience when they visit. He does much to make sure that The Carlton’s wine inventory is well organized and our extensive list up to date. Bill is our Party Specialist and the person you need to contact when planning that special business, anniversary or rehearsal dinner party!

JanetMaitre D Janet McClelland – 25 Year Veteran
Janet McClelland had worked at numerous Pittsburgh restaurants before joining The Carlton’s opening team in Dec. of 1984. For 25 years she has been the heart, soul and spirit of our restaurant. She is likely to be the familiar voice when you are making a reservation and is the first person to greet you when you arrive. Janet remembers your name, your special requests and possesses the customer focused warmth that sets our restaurant apart.

The Carlton’s Award Winning Wait Staff



Bobby “The Legend”

Bobby "The Legend"




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Dominic, The Carlton Restaurant


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