Derby Brewing

Chef de Partie - Derby

Kedleston, Derby
Up to £16,000 depending on experience
17 Jan 2017
14 Feb 2017
Job Type
Full Time

Chef de Partie @ The Kedleston Country House

Who are we?

We are Derby’s local brewer with an award winning beer across every Beer Style, a family run craft business with over 30 years brewing expertise in producing handcrafted premium real ales. We see a growing pub estate as a crucial part of our growth plans, to date we have acquired and fully renovated three pubs winning numerous awards.   

We are passionate about quality and individuality, each of our venues are individual with their own style, drink and food offering. Our current venues include a specialist drinks pub (The Tap), a quirky city centre venue (Greyhound) focused around craft beer and street food and a destination cosy village pub (Queens Head) focused around great drinks and tasty Gastro style food.  

Across all our pubs we are passionate about food and only produce & sell fresh, homemade food, which is made from scratch using the finest locally sourced ingredients.  

The Kedleston Country House is something completely different, located on the Kedleston estate in a grand Georgian building designed in a modern country house style, the venue includes a relaxed drinking area, a 75 cover restaurant, an Orangery suitable for private hire, weddings or additional restaurant space of 75 covers. In addition there will be a formal Georgian Gardens capable of housing Marquee Weddings of up to 200 guests. Finally there will also be five boutique bedrooms.

The role

This is a hugely exciting opportunity to work at an iconic venue and to join our fantastic food team, joining a company with growing reputation for its food. You will work closely with your Head Chef and kitchen team talented kitchen team with input into creating menus, from concept to the customer’s plate.  

We offer two fantastic menus which change constantly, our Dining Room menu our take on an, a la carte style menu offering rich dishes full of delicious flavours and textures or our Orangery menu offering Rustic Bistro style dishes. Offering guests the perfect offer for any occasion.

Who are we looking for?

  • Someone who is organised and has a real passion for food
  • Willingness to develop and grow with the business
  • An individual with good communication skills and an attention to detail
  • A person who thrives under pressure
  • A knowledge of all sections of the kitchen
  • A good sense of humour

Responsibilities of the role

  • To assist the Head Chef and Sous Chef in the day to day running of the kitchen
  • Embody the standards of the business at all times
  • Train and develop junior members of the team
  • Help in the creation of new and tasty dishes for the menus


  • A food hygiene certificate
  • Knowledge of food costs and menu development
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Experience in a busy fresh food kitchen
  • The ability to manage and organise your daily tasks

Hours of work

Due to the nature of the business the candidate must be flexible in terms of hours which will include weekend work.

Benefits & Package

The salary for this role is up to £16,000 depending on experience plus a profit sharing bonus scheme and tips.

To apply please email your CV & a covering letter.

For more information on Derby Brewing Co please visit our website.

Due to the number of applications we receive we are not always able to contact everyone who applies, so if you have not heard from us two weeks after the closing date I’m afraid you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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