Walnut Street Café is a University City mainstay serving innovative riffs on American comfort food from an award-winning team. Executive Chef Jack Peterson balances elevated techniques and approachability to create seasonal menus that champion high-quality, local ingredients. Walnut Street Café is owned and operated by Warren HQ — the hospitality group behind Sunset Social and The Post also located in the Cira Green building — in partnership with Brandywine Realty Trust. Walnut Street Café is open Tuesday through Saturday, serving lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. In 2020, Walnut Street Café introduced a new sister outpost, Walnut Street Market, to better serve the community amid the global pandemic by offering an open-air market selling fresh florals, locally made pantry staples and a fresh, grab-and-go menu. 

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Jack Peterson 

Executive Chef

Jennifer Kelly

Director of Sales & Events

Kevin Lane

Service Manager

Pat Czerniak
Executive Sous Chef

Matt Schultz
Office Administrator

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Mel Fuechtmann

Director of Operations

Tim Shea

General Manager

James Moore

Chef de Cuisine 

David Howard
Floor Manager

Lee Bayner
Bookkeeper

Briana Louise
Marketing Coordinator