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General Manager Richard Court

A native of Prince Edward Island, Richard joined The Pilot House team as General Manager in 2006. Prior to joining The Pilot House his background was extensive in both retail and bar/restaurant management. Richard brings to The Pilot House an energy and warmth that our customers revel in, and customer service that is exemplary. We are very proud to say that Richard became a partner in the business in 2012.

Chef Jared Acorn

A graduate of the Culinary Institute, Jared worked at The Pilot House from 2004 until 2009. He then moved to Calgary and had the privilege of working at two of the top rated restaurants – Divino Wine & Bar and Catch. Jared moved back to PEI in 2012 and worked at such esteemed establishments as Dunes and RedShores. In March, 2013 we were delighted to welcome Jared back to The Pilot House as Head Chef. Sourcing fresh and local ingredients, Jared aspires to highlight the very best of PEI’s harvest from land and sea.

The Rest of the Team

Our appreciation is always extended to our entire kitchen team and floor staff who  are unfailing in their willingness to go the extra mile for our customers.   It is these people who make our business what it is, and we thank them for their excellent work ethic and for making it fun to come to work every day.

Doug & Judy Harvey

Doug & Judy are both originally from Montreal, Quebec but have called Prince Edward Island home for over 30 years.  Doug’s first venture in the pub business in Charlottetown was the Hearth & Cricket Pub, located in the Dundee Arms Inn, which he leased and operated.   The Harvey’s next venture was The Merchantman Pub  which they opened in 1994 and sold in 1996.  After several years of living in Burlington, Vermont, the Harvey’s returned to Charlottetown in 2002.  They purchased the heritage building that since 1896 had been home to the Rogers Hardware Company, and is now home to their latest venture – The Pilot House.