The Idle Rocks is located on the Roseland Peninsula in the heart of St Mawes an idyllic spot voted as the best seaside town in the UK. Anchoring St Mawes’ reputation as a desirable Cornish location, this small hotel is considered one of the region’s top luxury British retreats. All the interiors, which were designed by Karen Richards, owner of the hotel, incorporate traditional coastal culture and contemporary design. The hotel restaurant, led by ex Le Manoir chef Dorian Janmaat, focuses on locally sourced produce with flavour, texture and presentation being integral to all dishes. Made unique for its position on the water the hotel gives guests access to a multitude of activities, including sailing, walking or fishing.
If there is not a role suitable for you below, we are always willing to hear from talented individuals across the whole hospitality sector. If you would like us to consider you for a role that is not listed below, please send your CV & a covering letter to email@example.com.
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
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:
Head Pastry Chef
This is an exciting opportunity to come and join the team at the Award Winning Idle Rocks Hotel and Restaurant, in St Mawes Cornwall Would you love to work with Executive Head Chef Dorian Janmaat to achieve our aspirations? Our...
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our Food & Beverage Service team as a Sommelier. Our cuisine reflects the style of our Head Chef Dorian Janmaat, who joined us following 3 years as Head Chef at Raymond...
Front Of House / F&B 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...
We are looking to strengthen our housekeeping team at The Idle Rocks & St Mawes Hotel. Full and part time positions are available and we can be flexible with hours to work around any other commitments you may have. Good...
Chef de Partie
We have an opening for a Chef De Partie at The Idle Rocks in St Mawes, Cornwall. As CDP you must have relevant experience of working within a busy kitchen and a mature outlook in this role. You will be...
We are looking for a Hotel Receptionist to join our team at The Idle Rocks, St Mawes. £9.00 - £9.80 an hour dependent on experience - Full-time, Permanent. Benefits: Very competitive salary. Uniform. Meals on duty. Staff discounts and preferable...
We have a fantastic opportunity for someone to come and join our team at the Idle Rocks. We are looking for a committed and hardworking individual who is looking for a new chapter in their culinary career. This role if...
Our Booking Options
Book your stay and reserve your restaurant table at The Idle Rocks online.
Or why not have a look at our beautiful sister property, The St Mawes Hotel.
Book Your Stay
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