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Craft beer, brewed in Buxton in the Derbyshire Peak District


Full Time Chef – Buxton Tap House

 The Tap House is Buxton Brewery’s own craft beer pub in Buxton. It serves a vast range of Buxton’s beers alongside other world class breweries’ products. We are also very proud of our kitchen and the modern, interesting and diverse menu that we have developed. We are now seeking a chef to join the team, to help us continue developing our menu, and build on what we have achieved so far. Further details below…

Job Summary:

We are looking for a full time chef to join our young and enthusiastic team at The Buxton Tap House on George Street, Buxton. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and highly motivated with the knowledge and creativity to execute new dishes and ensure that preparation and service runs smoothly and efficiently. Eagerness to constantly improve processes and guest experience is essential.


Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • To prepare a high quality, good value, tasty and freshly prepared menu
  • To keep an eye on current food trends and to put The Tap House at the forefront of the culinary offering in Buxton
  • Experience of costing dishes properly and working to a set GP margin
  • Maintain kitchen management systems including HACCP, temperature controls, stock rotation, and fridge storage
  • Work with suppliers to order food stock as needed
  • Maintain a clean, safe and well organised work area


Experience/knowledge/skills/abilities required:

  • 2+ years commercial kitchen experience
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Effective delegation and communication skills
  • Ability to multi task and be flexible
  • Willingness to work evenings, weekends and bank holidays
  • To have an excellent eye for attention to detail and presentation of dishes
  • An evident curiosity to learn and progress
  • Enthusiasm and personal knowledge of the craft beer industry and market is highly desirable


We can offer a competitive salary, staff discounts on products, and the opportunity to work in a modern, well equipped kitchen, alongside other highly motivated and enthusiastic professionals. There will be opportunities to visit the brewery, become more familiar with the brewing process and the products made there, along with regular ‘beer-school’ tasting sessions with brewery staff. 


Candidates should contact Please indicate the job you are applying for and your name in the subject line. Alternatively you can drop a CV and covering letter into the bar for the attention of Jade.

New Beers Rolling-Out

We’ve been busy; Many of these beers will be rolled out for the 1st time at Port Street on the 9th Dec.  Otherwise, available at your usual craft beer supplier soon….

Battle Horse – Double Black IPA 11.1%

Battle Horse Double IPA


Come Again – Sour Pale 4.7% (Brewed with Evil Twin Brewing)

Come Again


Anglomania – All English Barley Wine 10.3% (Brewed with Evil Twin Brewing)



Dragon Tips – Bacon, Maple & Chipotle Stout 8.9% (Brewed with Arizona Wilderness Brewing)

Dragon Tips


Collateral Carnage – American Strong Ale 9.1% (Brewed with T0 Öl)

Collateral Carnage

Collaboration Carnage 2014 Edition – IPA 7.4% (Brewed with To Öl)

Collaboration Carnage

We’ve also got an incredibly small amount of the beer we made for the Hanging Bat’s 2nd Birthday – Berry Saki Bastard. This beer was originally brewed for their 1st Birthday. This is a year old version – fermented with Saki yeast and aged in White Wine barrels with fresh Raspberries.

Berry Saki B*stard




Port Street Beer House Tap Takeover




Come to Port Street on Tuesday 9th December from 7pm and be met with a host of beers and brewers from Buxton.

Buxton Beers

Here at Buxton Brewery we make delicious beers; full of flavour and character. This doesn't just happen. We work damn hard to make sure it does :-)

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