Join The Team

The Idle Rocks re opened in 2013 after significant investment and in 2015 the St Mawes Hotel joined us. In 2020 we will re-position our cuisine to reflect the style of our new Head Chef Dorian Janmaat. We are now looking for an 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 Nikki@stmawes.com, with a covering letter explaining why you’d be a valued addition to our team.

Why join us at The Idle Rocks?

• 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

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
• Short term, live in accommodation available to assist with relocation and for seasonal roles

Our Current Roles:

Wine Specialist

We are looking for enthusiastic and interesting individual to join our Food & Beverage Service team as a Supervisor and Wine Specialist. In 2020 we will reposition our cuisine to reflect the style of our new Head Chef Dorian Janmaat,...
view of the sea terrace at The Idle Rocks Hotel, St Mawes

Head of Food & Beverage Operations

We are looking for an established and talented individual to join the leadership team as Head of Food and Beverage Operations. In 2020 we will reposition our cuisine to reflect the style of our new Head Chef Dorian Janmaat, who...
sea trout dish on a white plate

Commis Chef

Do you have a genuine passion for Cornwall, its food and its people? Would you enjoy a challenging and rewarding role whilst working in a coastal community? If so, this could be your next move. In 2020 we will reposition...
guests enjoying the seaview and sunshine on the terrace at the Idle Rocks

Sous Chef

Are you a rising star who is ready to take on more responsibility and further develop your management skills? In 2020 we will reposition our cuisine to reflect the style of our new Head Chef Dorian Janmaat, who joins us...

Senior Sous Chef

In 2020 we will reposition our cuisine to reflect the style of our new Head Chef Dorian Janmaat, who joins us following 3 years as Head Chef at Raymond Blanc’s 2 x Michelin starred Restaurant Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons. Dorian...
a chocolate desert with icecream

Chef de Partie – Pastry

Would you enjoy a challenging and rewarding role whilst working in a coastal community? Do you have a genuine passion for Cornwall, its food and its people? If so, this could be your next move. In 2020 we will reposition...
The Idle Rocks in the sun

Chef de Partie

Are you driven and ambitious? Would you love to work with Dorian Janmaat , our new Head Chef to achieve our aspirations? In 2020 we will reposition our cuisine to reflect the style of our new Head Chef Dorian Janmaat,...

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.
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Rooms can be reserved online or you can call us on 01326 270 270 or email info@idlerocks.com

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Tables can be reserved online or you can call us on 01326 270 270 or eat@idlerocks.com

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St Mawes Hotel

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