Kitchen Porter 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 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 smokehouse menu 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 and 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, restaurant, an Orangery suitable for private hire, weddings or additional restaurant. There are also five boutique bedrooms.

Be a part of something special:
This is a hugely exciting opportunity to work at an iconic venue, joining a company with a growing reputation for its food. You will be joining a young, ambitious team working to execute fantastic, seasonal dishes, cooked with flair and innovation in a fast paced, vibrant setting.

Who are we looking for?
Someone who has a real passion for food
A desire to develop and grow within the business
An individual with good communication skills and an attention to detail
A person who thrives under pressure
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

Hours of work
Due to the nature of the business the candidate must be flexible in terms of hours which will include weekend work, up to 30 hours per week.


The pay for this role is £7.83 per hour.


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.