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JOBS AT TACOFINO

Our past to our present, we are successful because we serve high-quality creative food, create inspired casual spaces, and have teams made up of amazing individuals.


If you are outgoing, creative, hardworking and want to be a part of a great workplace culture, then we would love to have you join our team!


What we offer:


Line Cook - Full Time

Hastings - Vancouver, BC

Compensation: Competitive pay + tips + eligibility for group health benefits + Free meal each shift + discounts before and after + eligibility for employee and family assistance program + regular events and team sports

About us: Tacofino began as a food truck in the back of a surf shop in beautiful Tofino, British Columbia. We balanced surfing with creating world inspired food with the best possible ingredients. We have since grown and have added food trucks and locations across Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland.

We continue to grow today and welcome you to be a part of our journey.

What we offer:

*Competitive pay
*Eligibility for extended health benefits
*Eligibility for Employee and Family Assistance Program
*Ongoing events and team sports
*A fantastic workplace environment and culture
*Free meal per shift
*Great discounts for you and your loved ones before and after shifts
*Continued opportunities for growth
*Flexible work schedule

About you: We are growing and have an opportunity for a great person with a strong passion for cooking who is looking to join our team as a Line Cook. You will have the responsibility of executing menu items in a timely manner, providing support to your teammates and maintaining a clean, organized workspace. This is a great opportunity to be a long-term member of our growing team!

Responsibilities:

*Food preparation: cutting, portioning, frying, baking, following recipes, putting away orders, and cleaning of kitchen tools and facility as required
*Ensure all food preparation and storage procedures are followed as outlined by Vancouver Coastal Health, to include FIFO and appropriate labeling
*Playing a role in ensuring a respectful workplace environment by professional communication with all team members and customers
*Other duties as required

Qualifications:

*6+ months experience in a fast-paced & professional kitchen environment preferred
*A strong passion for food
*A positive and professional attitude
*Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
*Basic knife skills
*Food Safe Level 1 an asset
*Ability to work evenings and weekends, according to the needs of the business
*The desire for growth and opportunity

At Tacofino, we believe our people are what makes us great. If you are a positive person with a strong work ethic that is looking to come join a fun workplace culture, then we invite you to apply for this role by submitting a resume.

We believe in creating an inclusive environment and welcome all qualified applicants to apply.

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General Manager - New Location! - Full Time

Mount Pleasant - Vancouver, BC

Tacofino is excited to announce that we will be opening a brand new 100+ seat restaurant in the Mount Pleasant area. Committed to creative food and inspired spaces, we will be creating a high-energy guest experience and are excited to share it with the Mount Pleasant community.

Our newest location will boast a large bar and comfortable laid-back dining room influenced by a mix of Spanish colonial style and folk art found in southwest Mexico and California. Our menu will draw inspiration from flavors found at beachside BBQs on the west coast of Vancouver Island, small alleyway cantinas, and street food from around the world.

We are looking for a General Manager to bring energy, ideas, and experience. This is your location. You will have input on the systems, procedures, and overall flow. You have an energy that is positive and outgoing personality and able to share it with guests and employees alike. You recognize that amazing guest experiences are achieved through growth and development of your people and working closely with back of house leaders.

What we offer:

*Competitive salary
*Great bonuses
*Eligibility for extended health and dental benefits
*Eligibility for maternity and parental leave
*Eligibility for Employee and Family Assistance Program
*A fantastic workplace environment and culture
*Opportunities for continued growth
*Work/life balance

You will be:

*Developing and implementing processes and procedures to ensure the success of your location
*Interviewing, hiring, and training a team made of leaders, servers, and support staff
*Providing ongoing training opportunities to develop employees’
*Promoting a positive work environment and culture by maintaining strong and supportive relationships with all staff
*Working alongside the Chef de Cuisine to control costs and controllables for a profitable operation
*Experience reviewing and understanding P&L statements
*Providing ideas on improving overall flow of the restaurant
*Leading and supporting a team to achieve high levels of quality in service and food
*Aligning your team to restaurant objectives
*Recognizing good performance and supporting employees when improvement is needed
*Maintaining staffing targets by hiring and training staff
*Conducting performance reviews, providing opportunities for ongoing development
*Schedule creation and tracking of all time off, including vacation and sick days
*Creating invoice reports, payroll and inventory for the accounting department
*Other duties as required

You have:

*A minimum ofthree years experience in a General Manager capacity
*Experience in opening a full-service restaurant
*Serving it right
*Culinary experience, knowledge of craft beers, wines, cocktails
*Excellent oral and written communication skills
*Strong interpersonal skills and able to resolve conflict
*Ability to motivate and develop employees to achieve goals
*Experience with MS Word, Excel
*Excellent time management skills
*Ability to work a flexible schedule including opening, closing, weekends, and holidays

At Tacofino, we believe our people are what makes us great. If you are a positive person with a strong work ethic that is looking to come join a fun workplace culture, then we invite you to apply for this role by submitting a cover letter and resume.

We believe in creating an inclusive environment and welcome all qualified applicants to apply.

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Server - Part Time

Yaletown - Vancouver, BC

About us: Our name comes from where we were born: Tofino, British Columbia. We began by serving delicious tacos and burritos out of a surf shop in Tofino and have since grown into 3 additional food trucks and 4 restaurants.

About you: We are growing and have an opportunity for a great person who is looking to join our team as a Server.

What we offer:

*Competitive pay + tips
*Eligibility for extended health benefits
*Employee and Family Assistance Program
*A fantastic workplace environment and culture
*Awesome discounts for you and your loved ones

Job Responsibilities:

*Providing great customer experiences through superior service
*Creating strong knowledge of food and drinks
*Ensuring quality control of food and drinks
*Maintaining a clean and organized work environment
*Clearing tables, running food/drink, checking in with guests
*Other duties as required

Qualifications:

*1+ years experience serving in a high volume casual environment
*Experience in delivering strong customer service experience
*Possess excellent organizational skills and works well under pressure
*Knowledge of POS (preferably squirrel)
*Bartending experience an asset but not required
*Personable, friendly and outgoing
*Possess high energy and strong work ethic
*Possess an eager willingness to learn

At Tacofino, we believe our people are what makes us great. If you are a positive person with a strong work ethic that is looking to come join a fun workplace culture, then we invite you to apply for this role by submitting a resume.

We believe in creating an inclusive environment and welcome all qualified applicants to apply.

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Sous Chef - Full Time

New Location! Mount Pleasant - Vancouver, BC

Tacofino is excited to announce that we will be opening a brand new 100+ seat restaurant in Mount Pleasant. Committed to creative food and inspired spaces, we will be creating a high-energy guest experience and are excited to share it with the Mount Pleasant community.

Our newest location will boast a large bar and comfortable laid-back dining room influenced by a mix of Spanish colonial style and folk art found in southwest Mexico and California. This location will have a brand new state of the art kitchen including a charcoal grill. Our menu will draw inspiration from flavors found at beachside BBQs on the west coast of Vancouver Island, small alleyway cantinas, and street food from around the world.

We are on the lookout for a culinary for culinary leaders that will be a big part of our future. You are motivated by a passion for food, people, and leading a team to be their best.

What we offer:

*Competitive salary
*Work/life balance
*Eligibility for extended health benefits
*Eligibility for maternity and parental leave
*Eligibility for Employee and Family Assistance Program
*Ongoing events and team sports
*Free meals
*Great discounts for you and your loved ones before and after shifts
*Continued opportunities for growth
*A fantastic workplace environment and culture

About the role: We are looking for a great person with a strong passion for cooking that is looking to move into a leadership position! You will be supporting a Red Seal Chef de Cuisine with leading, motivating, and engaging our back of house team. You will also help oversee all food preparation and lead the line.

Responsibilities:

*Produce and maintain consistent standards of food quality and customer satisfaction
*Ensure that all menu items produced by staff meet the specifications of the recipes provided
*Assist in maintaining all kitchen equipment, repairs, and service
*Maintain kitchen cleanliness and proper rotation of product
*Ensure appropriate safe food handling procedures are in place and followed at all times
*Assist in tracking and maintaining clear records on vacation, sick, and lieu days
*Assist with ordering from both suppliers and internal production kitchen
*Assist with maintaining up to date station pars, station prep lists, and temperature logs
*Maintain standardized closing duties, ensuring these are completed daily
*Assist with monitoring kitchen food and labour
*Assist with the the counting and submission of bi-monthly inventories
*Assist with providing orientation, ongoing training, coaching, and progressive discipline
*Represent the interests and core values of the Company in the workplace at all times
*Other duties as required

Qualifications:

*A minimum of 2-4 years of culinary experience in a fast-paced, high volume professional kitchen environment
*A minimum of 2 years in a leadership culinary role
*Effective problem-solving skills and the ability to resolve issues with staff and/or suppliers
*A demonstrated passion for soulful food, people, and the restaurant industry
*Excellent kitchen skills, knife skills and the ability to lead/call the line and work a station in a busy restaurant
*A positive and supportive leadership style
*Self-starter, flexible and the ability to multi-task
*Experience with inventory counts and ordering
*Excellent communication skills
*Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize
*Attention to detail

At Tacofino, we believe our people are what makes us great.If you are a positive person with a strong work ethic that is looking to come join a fun workplace culture, then we invite you to apply for this role by submitting a resume.

We believe in creating an inclusive environment and welcome all qualified applicants to apply.

APPLY NOW

Floor Manager - Full Time

New Location! Mount Pleasant - Vancouver, BC

Tacofino is excited to announce that we will be opening a brand new 100+ seat restaurant in Mount Pleasant. Committed to creative food and inspired spaces, we will be creating a high-energy guest experience and are excited to share it with the Mount Pleasant community.

Our newest location will boast a large bar and comfortable laid-back dining room influenced by a mix of Spanish colonial style and folk art found in southwest Mexico and California. This location will have a brand new state of the art kitchen including a charcoal grill. Our menu will draw inspiration from flavors found at beachside BBQs on the west coast of Vancouver Island, small alleyway cantinas, and street food from around the world.

We are on the lookout for great and positive individuals who are passionate about food, work hard, and want to be part of a positive and awesome workplace environment.

About us: Tacofino began as a food truck in the back of a surf shop in beautiful Tofino, British Columbia. We balanced surfing with creating world inspired food with the best possible ingredients. We have since grown and have added food trucks and locations across Vancouver Island and Vancouver.

We continue to grow today and welcome you to be a part of our journey.

About the role: The right fit for this role is someone who has supervisory experience in the front of house of a busy restaurant that has 40 seats. You have experience in providing positive and inspiring leadership, giving support where needed, and contributing to an awesome restaurant atmosphere and culture.

What we offer:

*Competitive pay
*Eligibility for extended health benefits
*Eligibility for maternity and parental leave
*Eligibility for Employee and Family Assistance Program
*Ongoing events and team sports
*A fantastic workplace environment and culture
*Free meal per shift
*Great discounts for you and your loved ones before and after shifts
*Continued opportunities for growth
*Flexible work schedule

You will be:

*Supporting a team to achieve high levels of quality in service and food
*Supporting the General Manager and your team in achieving restaurant objectives
*Providing support in onboarding, training, and developing employees’ product knowledge
*Promoting a positive work environment and culture by leading by example and maintaining strong and supportive relationships with all staff
*Providing support with administrative tasks
*Adhering to company standards and service levels to increase sales, minimize costs, including food, beverage, and labour costs
*Other duties as required

You have:

*A minimum of 1-year experience in a front of house supervisory role
*Serving it right
*Passion for all things food and beverage
*Excellent oral and written communication skills
*Strong interpersonal skills and ability to resolve conflict
*Ability to motivate and develop employees to achieve goals
*Basic to intermediate experience with technology
*Experience with MS Word, Excel
*Experience with Optimum Control considered an asset
*Excellent time management skills
*Ability to work a flexible schedule including opening, closing, weekends, and holidays

At Tacofino, we believe our people are what makes us great. If you are a positive person with a strong work ethic that is looking to come join a fun workplace culture, then we invite you to apply for this role by submitting a cover letter and resume.

We believe in creating an inclusive environment and welcome all qualified applicants to apply.

APPLY NOW

Line Cook - Full Time

New Location! Mount Pleasant - Vancouver, BC

Tacofino is excited to announce that we will be opening a brand new 100+ seat restaurant in Mount Pleasant. Committed to creative food and inspired spaces, we will be creating a high-energy guest experience and are excited to share it with the Mount Pleasant community.

Our newest location will boast a large bar and comfortable laid-back dining room influenced by a mix of Spanish colonial style and folk art found in southwest Mexico and California. This location will have a brand new state of the art kitchen including charcoal grill. Our menu will draw inspiration from flavors found at beachside BBQs on the west coast of Vancouver Island, small alleyway cantinas, and street food from around the world.

We are on the lookout for great and positive individuals who are passionate about food, have a great work ethic, and want to be part of a positive and awesome workplace environment.

About us: Tacofino began as a food truck in the back of a surf shop in beautiful Tofino, British Columbia. We balanced surfing with creating world inspired food with the best possible ingredients. We have since grown and have added food trucks and locations across Vancouver Island and Vancouver.

We continue to grow today and welcome you to be a part of our journey.

What we offer:

*Competitive pay
*Eligibility for extended health benefits
*Eligibility for Employee and Family Assistance Program
*Ongoing events and team sports
*A fantastic workplace environment and culture
*Free meal per shift
*Great discounts for you and your loved ones before and after shifts
*Continued opportunities for growth
*Flexible work schedule

About you: We are growing and have an opportunity for a great person with a strong passion for cooking who is looking to join our team as a Line Cook. You will have the responsibility of executing menu items in a timely manner, providing support to your teammates and maintaining a clean, organized workspace. This is a great opportunity to be a long-term member of our growing team!

Responsibilities:

*Food preparation: cutting, portioning, frying, baking, following recipes, putting away orders, and cleaning of kitchen tools and facility as required
*Ensure all food preparation and storage procedures are followed as outlined by Vancouver Coastal Health, to include FIFO and appropriate labeling
*Playing a role in ensuring a respectful workplace environment by professional communication with all team members and customers
*Other duties as required

Qualifications:

*6+ months experience in a fast-paced & professional kitchen environment preferred
*A strong passion for food
*A positive and professional attitude
*Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
*Basic knife skills
*Food Safe Level 1 an asset
*Ability to work evenings and weekends, according to the needs of the business
*The desire for growth and opportunity

At Tacofino, we believe our people are what makes us great. If you are a positive person with a strong work ethic that is looking to come join a fun workplace culture, then we invite you to apply for this role by submitting a resume.

We believe in creating an inclusive environment and welcome all qualified applicants to apply.

APPLY NOW