Fundraising Dinner with guest speaker Stanley Johnson Fundraising Dinner with guest speaker Stanley Johnson Fundraising Dinner with guest speaker Stanley Johnson Fundraising Dinner with guest speaker Stanley Johnson

Fundraising Dinner with guest speaker Stanley Johnson

19 March

Generously sponsored by private bank Arbuthnot Latham & organised by the John Casson Foundation this will be an unforgettable evening.

Guest Speaker

The Idle Rocks are delighted to welcome Cornwall’s very own Stanley Johnson as their guest speaker. Born in Penzance, and father of the Prime Minister, Stanley has written numerous books and will have many intriguing stories to tell on the evening. 

Chefs for the evening

As well as the talk, the evening promises to be an exquisite dining experience not to be missed with the following line up of South West culinary experts;

This evening will be a fantastic opportunity to sample the cuisine of the hotel's new Head Chef Dorian Janmaat.
For the past three years Dorian has been Head Chef at Raymond Blanc’s 2 Michelin-starred Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat‘Saisons in Oxfordshire.

Chris Eden, formally Head Chef of nearby Michelin starred hotel Driftwood and now Executive Head Chef at the renowned Gidleigh Park, in Devon.

Mitch Tonks, the celebrated seafood chef, writer & ambassador, who owns The Seahorse Seafood Restaurant & Bar in Dartmouth and Rockfish seafood restaurants will be joining us too. Expect some of the finest seafood dishes in the county.

And last, but certainly not least, Guy Owen who after four years of dedicated service at The Idle Rocks will return for this special evening.

This event is to support the following local children’s charities:
Children's Hospice South West
Active 8
Penhalligon Friends
& Stanley Johnson's charity: STAE

Make a booking

To attend this exclusive event, which includes a four-course dinner prepared by the exceptionally talented chefs, accompanying wines and a Champagne reception, The Idle Rocks are asking for donations of £195 per person. If you are not a UK taxpayer or wish to donate corporately whereby the Gift Aid cannot be recovered, they ask for £245 per person.

Why not make it a complete evening and stay with us overnight?  The Idle Rocks are offering a special Bed and Breakfast rate for this event starting from £235 per room (exclusive rate valid until 31st January).

To book, please contact Alice Edmonds via email aliceedmonds@johncasson.com or call on 07718 425742 
To book accommodation, please contact The Idle Rocks Reception Team on  01326 270 270 or email  info@idlerocks.com