Great British Menu 2020: Guy Owen, South West heat

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Guy Owen is the executive chef at The St Enodoc Hotel overlooking the Camel Estuary in Rock, Cornwall.

He joined St Enodoc in January 2020 and prior to this he spent four-and-a-half years as head chef of the Idle Rocks. Although originally from Hampshire, Guy moved to South East Cornwall at the age of eight and throughout his school years helped in the kitchens of local restaurants after lessons and at weekends.


In 2018 Guy was integral to The Idle Rocks winning 2018 Seafood Restaurant of the Year by The Caterer, in association with Seafish. The Idle Rocks is a privately owned, luxury boutique, Relais & Chateaux waterfront hotel in the heart of the picturesque village of St. Mawes, Cornwall.

His culinary style celebrates the Cornish coast’s finest produce, is refined, imaginative cuisine with French and Asian influences.

Guy has worked in Michelin-starred restaurants including The Driftwood with Chris Eden and under Michael Caines at Gidleigh Park.

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Editor 15th April 2020

Great British Menu 2020: Guy Owen, South West heat