Join The Team

The Idle Rocks re-opened in 2013 after significant investment and in 2015 the St Mawes Hotel joined, to create two beatiful hotels in one wonderful location.

This year we have re-positioned our cuisine to reflect the style of our new Executive Head Chef, Dorian Janmaat. We are now looking for established & talented individuals to join the team.

If there is not a role suitable for you below, we are always willing to hear from talented individuals across the whole hospitality sector. This includes: Food & Beverage, Housekeeping, Maintenance & Management. If you would like us to consider you for a role that is not listed below, please send your CV to gill@stmawes.com, with a covering letter explaining why you’d be a valued addition to our team.

Why join us at The Idle Rocks & St Mawes Hotel?

• Led by a passionate team with a shared vision to become the best hotel in the South West
• A beautiful seaside location, in the coastal community of St Mawes with a fast growing reputation as a culinary destination
• To be part of Dorian Janmaat’s ambition to make The Idle Rocks, one of the best restaurants in Cornwall

What We Can Offer?

• A structured programme of internships and work placements for students studying hospitality management
• Seasonal placements in a variety of roles for students looking to support their studies during the summer break
• Exciting graduate opportunities for those looking to progress their career
• Live in accommodation available to assist with relocation and for seasonal roles

Our Current Roles:
Dinner Menu - Fine Dining in St Mawes - a chocolate desert with icecream

Pastry Chef (The Idle Rocks)

This is an exciting opportunity to come and join the team at the Award Winning Idle Rocks Hotel and Restaurant, in St Mawes Cornwall In 2020 we re-positioned our cuisine to reflect the style of our new Head Chef Dorian...
Chef Jobs in Cornwall

Senior Sous Chef (St Mawes Hotel)

In early 2020, we were joined by our new Head Chef Dorian Janmaat, who spent 3 years as Head Chef at Raymond Blanc’s 2 x Michelin starred Restaurant Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons. We are now looking for a Senior Sous...
Chef Jobs in Cornwall

Sous Chef & Senior Sous Chef

In 2020 we re-positioned our cuisine to reflect the style of our new Head Chef Dorian Janmaat, who joined us in December 2019, following 3 years as Head Chef at Raymond Blanc’s 2 x Michelin starred Restaurant Le Manoir aux...
Jobs at The Idle Rocks, Cornwall

Front Of House Staff

Do you have a passion for impeccable service, with an eye for detail, and going that extra mile to ensure all guests have the best possible experience. You could be who we are looking for. We have a fantastic opportunity...

Our Booking Options

Book your stay with Idle Rocks online, reserve your restaurant table with us direct or why not have a look at our beautiful partner Hotel, The St Mawes Hotel.
Seaview Rooms - a wide view of Room 8 with grey, white and orange at The Idle Rocks Hotel
Book Your Stay

You can book online or contact us directly to book. Call 01326 270 270 or email stay@stmawes.com

Book Your Stay
Fine Dining in St Mawes, on the Roseland Peninsula, Cornwall
Reserve a Table

Tables can be reserved by calling us on 01326 270 270 or emailing: eat@idlerocks.com

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St Mawes Hotel balcony
St Mawes Hotel

Discover our rooms and dining options, at our sister hotel

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3 Reasons to
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Best Rate Guarantee
Our best rates are always available directly and you will not find a cheaper price on any comparison websites.
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Room Availability
We only offer a selection of our rooms on comparison websites, book direct for our full choice of room types.
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Exclusive Offers
Rewarding loyalty is what we do best, if there’s an exclusive offer or limited treat you will find it here first.