Tresco Estate

Restaurant Manager - Ruin Beach Café, Tresco Island - Live in - Permanent Role

Tresco Estate
Tresco, Isles of Scilly
Competitive + Rent free accommodation
21 Oct 2020
18 Nov 2020

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with existing experience in a busy, fast paced environment to re-locate and lead a young, enthusiastic team in our vibrant, popular beachside restaurant.

Candidates should be truly passionate about food, drink and hospitality with a personable and hands-on approach, driving high standards of guest satisfaction.


Department: Ruin Beach Café

Reporting To: CEO

Salary/Hourly Rate: Competitive with rent free accommodation and relocation costs covered

Hours: Full Time

Contract Length: Permanent

Duties include:

  •     Recruiting and managing a team of up to 12 seasonal front of house staff
  •     Ensuring all members of the team are trained to deliver the best service possible
  •     Helping out with and taking part in any bar and waiting work required
  •     Taking accountability for budgets, profit & loss and stock management
  •     Ordering wines and beverages and having a full understanding of all wines on offer
  •     Working closely with the kitchen to successfully communicate each day’s menu to your team and customers alike, ensuring all dietary requirements are catered for.
  •     Ensuring exceptional standards of cleanliness and presentation are maintained throughout the restaurant and outdoor areas
  •     Taking a lead role for legal compliance and company routines including health & safety

Our ideal candidate:

  •     Will have come from a restaurant or hotel background
  •     Must have very strong interpersonal skills
  •     Have proof of good leadership managing a or supervising a team of staff
  •     Be energetic and willing to work split shifts and weekends where necessary
  •     Have a strong knowledge and passion for high quality food, drink and customer service
  •     Hold a personal licence and a current food hygiene certificate (or be willing to train to obtain these)
  •     Should be able to provide excellent references upon request

About Tresco Estate

Tresco Estate is a family-run business on the Isles of Scilly, 28 miles from the Cornish coast, comprising Tresco Island, and Hell Bay Hotel on the neighbouring island of Bryher. Tresco Island comprises timeshare and rental cottages, two restaurants, an inn, a world-famous garden, gallery, leisure spa, shop and a working farm. Hell Bay Hotel on Bryher is an award-winning boutique hotel with 25 suites, a 3 AA Rosette restaurant, Crab Shack, therapy shed, yoga studio and outdoor pool.

Working & Living Here

We offer excellent rates of pay, provide all staff with accommodation and pay for your travel from Penzance at the beginning and end of your contract period. We know a good team member when we see them, and there are regular opportunities for progression within our business.

Tresco and Bryher have small and welcoming communities and share a small school, located on Tresco.

Besides getting to work on a beautiful island with the beach on your doorstep, you’ll also receive extensive benefits. These include 20% discount in our shop and restaurants, complimentary boat tickets and free use of camping equipment and kayaks to explore the islands, and preferential rates in our holiday accommodation so friends and family can come and visit.

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