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    • The Alchemist, Chadsworth House, Wilmslow Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, United Kingdom, SK9 3HP
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About The Alchemist

The Alchemist is a cocktail bar and restaurant that celebrates molecular mixology, alchemy and craftsmanship. Drinks are served in all manner of vessels with theatre and panache, with food served morning, noon and night.

The Alchemist is a progressive business where the focus is on developing their people so they can deliver original and exciting experiences for their customers.

They want employees to be inspired. Alchemists are generous with their time and their spirit. They are committed to community giving and making a difference to the world around them.

Leaders know their talented people are hungry to progress and so want team members to grow personally and professionally when they join their circle. Working for them is about more than a job, they know what their people put in, both mentally and physically and they want them to know that they will always have their back.

What is it like to work for The Alchemist

The leader works hard throughout the year to meet and manage employees at all levels of the business. There is a strong hierarchy at work within the organisation and information is cascaded down through daily telephone and face to face dialogue with department heads.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The Alchemist Provide employees with e-learning, external coaching, financial support for work related qualifications, job shadowing and paid time off for study.  
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The Alchemist has a clear policy of taking steps to 'belong' and contribute to its local area, with a programme of outreach to local groups ranging from good causes to the business community. 

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 40% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

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  • Male : Female:

    59% / 41%

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