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 joins us following 3 years as Head Chef at Raymond Blanc’s 2 x Michelin starred Restaurant Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons. Dorian will define a new culinary future when The Idle Rocks re-opens in February, whilst the St Mawes Hotel will continue to serve seriously good food in a more relaxed environment.

We are looking for someone to lead the Front of House teams in both businesses. Our ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

Be an inspirational leader and team player

Have impeccable attention to detail, with the highest of standards

A natural host and established senior manager

 Do you have a genuine passion for Cornwall and its people, have you always dreamt of a lifestyle that includes a challenging and rewarding role whilst working in a coastal community? If so, this could be your next move.

Salary: Competitive salary with benefits depending on your stage of development and level of responsibility.

Direct applications only please, NO AGENTS prior to closing date

How to Apply:

Please include a C.V and Covering letter that explains how you contributed to profit improvement and staff retention in your current and last roles, details of the structure of your last two teams and a paragraph describing your personal philosophy on food and drink. We would also like to hear who you admire as a leader and why.

Please include details of your salary expectation, by email: nikki@stmawes.com

Closing Date: 3rd February 2020 – early applications appreciated


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