work at derby brewing co

Join team DBC and become part of group of valued employees who enjoy discounts at DBC venues, competitive salaries and career progression across our four venues and brewery. Find out what opportunities are available below or hand your CV to our managers at the pubs to see if there are any positions open.


HEAD CHEF - The Pig Lichfield

 Who are we?

The Pig Lichfield is our latest pub, freshly refurbished and located in the heart of Lichfield. Offering a menu of fresh home made great pub food with a gastro flair thrown in. All alongside our award winning ales, craft beers, artisan spirits and world wines.

The role

This is a hugely exciting opportunity to join our fantastic food team, joining a company with growing reputation for its food. So if you’re passionate about great, locally sourced food then this is the job for you!

The opportunity to work with the positive and passionate new management team to create a great local food venue, using the best local ingredients!

Who are we looking for?

An experienced, creative, organised chef who is enthusiastic & passionate about what they do. A hard working, committed individual with attention to detail, who thrives in a busy business, with a real passion for fresh homemade food. A people person with good communication skills, who is comfortable costing and creating new menus, who can work as part of a team & work using their own initiative, a good sense of humour is essential.

Responsibilities of the role

The overall running of the kitchen, managing of the kitchen team to meet performance and budget targets, here at Derby Brewing Company we believe in leading from the front, we do not compromise when it comes to food, we believe in fresh homemade food, locally sourced and we don’t cut corners, as such it is essential that all head chefs embody this principle in all our kitchens.

·       Create menus and specials in conjunction with the directors and manager, including fully costing each dish to ensure it consistently hits margin

·       Monitor suppliers and deliveries to ensure they are always at the agreed prices

·       Provide takings on target, wage spend on target to hit quarterly forecast & targets

·       Keeping wastage & stock holding to reasonable agreed levels

·       Ensure food is always served to a consistent standard and following fresh food principles

·       Deliver food with acceptable wait times

·       Ensure food hygiene including full HACCP paperwork is maintained and up to date

·       Generally embody the fresh food and consistency of food principles of DBC at all times, ensuring that you would be proud of every plate that leaves the kitchen

·       A track record in developing our talented chefs ensuring they are consistently trained and developed  

·       Being IT literate to ensure all back office management is carried out efficiently and always up to date

Skills

Experience in all areas of running a kitchen including menu design, menu costing,  food hygiene, good time keeping, a food hygiene certificate, The ability to work during busy service, working quickly whilst maintaining high quality standards of food and good time keeping is essential.

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 package for this role is up to £21,000 - £23,000 depending on experience, with potential for live in accommodation in the future.  

To apply please email your CV & a covering letter to jobs@derbybrewing.co.uk

For more information on Derby Brewing Co please visit our website www.derbybrewing.co.uk

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.


General Manager

Due to imminent expansion we are looking for GM's who are looking to join our award winning family run company. As a craft brewery and pub operator as you would expect passion for great beer and cellar management experience are essential for the role.

Responsibilities of the role

•           Manage all aspects of the venue

•           Manage the budgets to ensure site hits takings targets, wage % targets and other expenditure budgets

•           Manage team to ensure site achieves stock take results against target and in surplus

•           Ensure guests have a consistent quality experience which follows the steps of service

•           Ensure all back office work is done to required standards and all legal requirements for the site are adhered to such as fire safety training, health and safety & COSH etc

•           Train staff to ensure excellent knowledge of our products and empower them to passionately share this with our guests, with no one working the floor or bar if they fall below the required standards

•           Embody the standards, knowledge and service we wish to offer guests and instil this on your team

•           Input into the strategic direction of the pub alongside directors

Person

•           Passionate about great beer, food and service

•           A genuine love of all things beer

•           A track record of managing and delivering a great pub which keeps customers coming back time and time again

•           A genuine people person who loves giving great service and creating a positive team

Hours of work

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

Benefits & Package

A basic salary of £22,000 - 25,000 plus a generous bonus structure in addition to the basic salary

Please apply via email with a cover letter and CV to pharris@derbybrewing.co.uk

Assistant Manager

 Due to imminent expansion we are looking for Assistant Managers who are looking to join our award winning family run company. As a craft brewery and pub operator as you would expect passion for great beer and cellar management experience are essential for the role.

Responsibilities of the role

• Assist GM in managing all aspects of the venue

• Assist GM in managing the budgets to ensure site hits takings targets, wage % targets and other expenditure budgets

• Assist GM in managing team to ensure site achieves stock take results against target and in surplus

• Ensure guests have a consistent quality experience which follows the steps of service

• Support GM to ensure all back office work is done to required standards and all legal requirements for the site are adhered to such as fire safety training, health and safety & COSH etc

• Help train staff to ensure excellent knowledge of our products and empower them to passionately share this with our guests, with no one working the floor or bar if they fall below the required standards

• Embody the standards, knowledge and service we wish to offer guests and instil this on your team

• Input into the strategic direction of the pub alongside directors & GM

Person

• Passionate about great beer, food and service

• A genuine love of all things beer

• A track record of managing and delivering a great pub which keeps customers coming back time and time again

• A genuine people person who loves giving great service and creating a positive team

Hours of work

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

Benefits & Package

A basic salary of £18,500 - 20,000

Please apply via email with a cover letter and CV to pharris@derbybrewing.co.uk



WAIT STAFF AT THE KEDLESTON COUNTRY HOUSE

Are you passionate about great drinks and excellent service and mouth watering food? If you are you might be perfect for the Kedleston Country House. We are looking for a mutli skilled team member who is equally as comfortable behind the bar or waiting on the floor in our restaurant. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team who will be offering something unique. You would be expected to have good knowledge on all areas of the drinks menu and be confident in talking the customers through the drinks on offer and our tasty menus.

As part of the role you will be working closely with our management team to form a great team. The role will include table service and preparing the drinks as well as waiting on the floor in the restaurant.

To find out more about the role, please send your CV and Covering Letter to: kedlestonmanager@derbybrewing.co.uk

 BAR STAFF AT THE KEDLESTON COUNTRY HOUSE

If you’re interested in a career in the drinks industry then this is the perfect place to start. You’ll learn about a variety of drinks and how they are best served.

As part of the role you will be working closely with our management team to form a great team. The role will include preparing drinks and running the bar during opening hours. This could mean working a variety of events from weddings to wakes and parties to business meetings.

To find out more about the role, please send your CV and Covering Letter to: kedlestonmanager@derbybrewing.co.uk