Careers & Jobs In Devon

Burgh Island Hotel is a bucket list destination for many, but what is Island life really like? We’re totally unique, beautifully eccentric, we love creating memorable experiences, and we also remain a little bit of a mystery! Above all, we are here for our guests and we thrive on delivering the best service possible. If our description and your description match, a future at Burgh Island could be in the offing.

Many of our talented team live and work in this beautiful location and, whilst we all work really hard, we also know the very best ways to spend our free time. From paddle boarding to kayaking and from cosy nights in The Pilchard to reading up about our many famous historical guests, it’s definitely a lifestyle career at Burgh. Browse our current hospitality job vacancies from chef jobs to hotel jobs.

Restaurant Manager

Full-time, Permanent £29,000+ See More




  • Encourage and further develop culture of providing a personalised service to each guest.
  • Ensure all guests needs are catered for, no matter the demographic. Ensure we have the specific services that every guest may need.
  • Promote more locality and provenance in products offered
  • Promote more detailed / funnelled feedback from guests



  • Take responsibility for the business performance of the restaurant.
  • Analysing and planning restaurant service to ensure coherent and clear service style
  • Ensuring rotas are completed and live as per company standard
  • Ensuring that the team get a balanced work/life balance with rotas reflecting this ethos
  • Ensuring effective shift planning as per agreement with Line manager
  • Creating and executing plans for department sales, profit and staff development.
  • Preparation of purchase orders for required equipment
  • Planning and co-ordinating menus with the Exec chef and Functions manager
  • Liaise with Bar manager and Sommelier to ensure stock levels are correct with customer expectations



  • Co-ordinating the entire operation of the restaurant during scheduled shifts.
  • Managing staff and providing them with feedback.
  • Responding to customer complaints.
  • Ensuring that all employees adhere to the Company’s uniform standards.
  • Advising customers on menu and wine choice.
  • Recruiting, training and motivating staff.
  • Organising and supervising any area of the restaurant when circumstances dictate.
  • Visible head of operation to customers



  • To be constantly vigilant in respect of H+S issues and report risks
  • Maintaining high standards of quality control, hygiene and Health & Safety.
  • Organising cleaning rotas and records for bar and back of house areas.
  • Taking responsibility of all HR matters and keeping up-to-date with staff HR files.
  • Ensure all emergency procedures are viable and communicated.
  • To be constantly vigilant of security risks and immediately report any suspicious incidents
  • Checking stock levels and ordering supplies.
  • Preparing cash drawers and providing petty cash when required.
  • Helping in any area of the bar/restaurant when circumstances dictate.
  • Attend meetings as required.


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent



  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability


Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Performance bonus
  • Tips


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Bigbury on Sea TQ7 4BG: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Vacancy Details

  • Job Type: Restaurant Manager
  • Job Hours: Full-time, Permanent
  • Salary: £29,000 - £35,000 per year


  • Company events
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking

Expected start date

  • Immediate
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