Front of House Staff at The Kedleston Country House

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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 also operate The Kedleston Country House – a unique boutique style hotel and restaurant which won Derbyshire Life newcomer of the year in 2016.

Across all our Venues we are passionate about food and only produce & sell fresh, homemade food, which is made from scratch using the finest locally sourced ingredients. Each venue has its own identity but all have the same commitment to quality and service.

The role  

Are you passionate about great food and delivering great customer service? If you are you might be perfect for the Kedleston Country House. This is a great opportunity to be part of a team delivering some of the best food in Derby. You will part of a team delivering full table service in a restaurant with up to 70 covers. On top of this there is an additional 60 covers in the Orangery and the outside areas. Also as part of the role you would be expected to have a rounded knowledge of our drinks menu, specifically wines and signature cocktails.

Your role would involve working closely with our managers and supervisors to form a great front of house team.

Who are we looking for?

A presentable, hard working person, who is an energetic & enthusiastic team player. A people person friendly with good communication skills & a great sense of humour. Someone who enjoys being in a busy environment, working as part of a team & is comfortable dealing with customers and of course someone who is passionate about what they do. Being able to absorb product information is key to this role so we are looking for someone who can learn information quickly and then understand it and share it with our guests.

Experience would be preferred for this role but all on the job training will be provided.

Hours of work

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


The role pays at the minimum wage.


To apply please email your CV & a covering letter to

Due to the number of applications we receive we are only able to contact those who have been successful in reaching interview stage.