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Restaurant and Bar Manager

Duisdale House Hotel, Isle of Skye

£30,000 per annum + monthly shared tips



Working Hours

40 hours per week

Working Days

5 days a week


28 Days Per Annum


Live in staff accommodation available on site if required. Rates to be discussed during interview.


We are on the search for an enthusiastic, passionate, and dynamic individual to join us at Sonas Hotel Collection as Restaurant & Bar Manager at Duisdale House Hotel on the gorgeous Isle Of Skye.

About the role:

At Sonas Hotel Collection, our mission is to deliver great highland hospitality to our guests, colleagues and neighbours. The word Sonas is Gaelic for Happiness, and happiness is our aim.

As the Restaurant and Bar Manager, you will work closely with the Operations Manager ensuring we deliver a dining experience of the highest calibre to our guests. You are responsible for the day to day running of the restaurant and bar, with line management responsibility for department and your team. Alongside the Operations Manager, you will also work closely with all other hotel departments and central support functions to ensure the overall success of the business.

Given the remote location of this role, we do offer staff accommodation for those who require it – rates to be discussed during the interview process. Our newly refurbished staff accommodation also includes staff meals. The Isle of Skye offers a unique change of pace and this role is ideal for those who want a change of scene and the opportunity to enjoy and explore one of Scotland’s most idyllic landscapes. We strongly recommend applicants are able to drive to ensure sufficient opportunity to enjoy all the benefits of Skye.

A snapshot of your key responsibilities:

  • Lead the restaurant and bar operations within the business ensuring the overall success of your department.

  • Managing departmental financials including but not limited to, payroll, stock control and cost of sales.

  • Accountability for P&L control within your department.

  • Implement cost controls and report on departmental KPI’s.

  • Ensure that revenue/profit budgets/targets are achieved.

  • Recruitment & retention of your team.

  • Champion colleague training and provide coaching to your team.

  • Promote a positive people culture through effective communication and regular team meetings.

  • Ensuring adherence to all current legislation including but not limited to Health & Safety, Food Safety and Employment Law.

  • Liaising with the commercial team to drive sales within the department including marketing activities, promotions, private dining sales and any key campaign days.

  • Effective execution of any booked guest functions.

  • Create, implement & maintain operational policies and procedures, working with the Operations Manager.

Key requirements for this role:

  • Previous experience in a similar role (1 year’s minimum experience preferred).

  • A passion for hospitality and delivering an excellent guest experience.

  • The ability to champion, coach and support colleague training and development.

  • Managing budgets, an understanding of P&L and cost control.

  • Fantastic communication skills.

What’s In It For You?

  • Staff Accommodation if necessary – rates to be discussed during interview.

  • Additional holiday allowance for your birthday.

  • 50% food discount in all our restaurants.

  • Staff rates across all our hotels.

  • Access to Health Assured which hosts a wealth of informational tools and support across many areas including:

  • Financial Wellbeing

  • Mental Health

  • Exercise

  • Heathy Eating

  • Ongoing personal development with access to internal and external training programmes.

  • Free Gym Membership at Local Gyms.

  • A share of monthly tips split fairly across the business.

  • Birthday lunches with the senior team.

  • Free staff meals on duty.

  • Paid breaks.

  • Employee Of The Month celebrations.




  • Discounted or free food

  • Employee discount

  • Gym membership

  • Health & wellbeing programme




  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:


  • Tips


Ability to commute/relocate:


  • Isle of Skye, IV43: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)




  • Supervising experience: 1 year (preferred)

  • Restaurant management: 1 year (required)

  • Bar management: 1 year (required)

  • Hospitality: 1 year (required)

  • Customer service: 1 year (preferred)

  • Management: 1 year (preferred)




  • Driving Licence (preferred)


Work authorisation:


  • United Kingdom (required)


Work Location:


  • In person

James Dixon, Head Chef, Skeabost Hotel

Join James and his award-winning kitchen. The hotel;s kitchen is newly refurbished and ready to serve our valued guests in our Casual Dining Room - West Pier and Fine Dining Room - 5727.


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