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JOBS AT TACOFINO

We are successful because we serve high-quality creative food, create inspired 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:


Apply Here for Future Leadership Roles! - Full Time

Vancouver, BC

Would you like to be considered for a future opening with Tacofino? We are expanding and looking for Restaurant Operators!

Location: Exciting new locations to be open soon

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 grow with us.

Our vision: To continue to build a profitable restaurant group that our team, guests and our communities are proud and excited to be a part of.

Our values:

*Creative quality food - We create original, quality offerings with unique flavours
*Community - We partner with our communities to support impactful positive change
*Inspired hospitality - We want to provide memorable experiences that cannot be found anywhere else
*Our Team - We achieve our goals by embracing people for their individuality and supporting their personal and professional growth
*Environment - We strive to make positive sustainable decisions whenever possible

What we offer:

*Work/Life balance
*Values-oriented and positive workplace environment
*Support from a positive head office team
*Competitive salary + great bonuses
*Eligibility for extended health and dental benefits
*Maternity and Parental leave top-up plan
*Employee and Family Assistance Program
*Opportunities for continued growth

You will be:

*Overseeing and coordinating the daily operations of the restaurant
*Fostering and maintaining a safe and positive work environment for your team that encourages efficiency and growth
*Ensuring consistent standards of food quality and guest satisfaction
*Working with the Executive Chef to learn new recipes, ensuring they are to the specifications as outlined in the company’s recipe guide
*Monitoring and maintaining food and labour targets to meet goals, including sales and community initiatives
*Ensuring all staff are in compliance to appropriate safe food-handling procedures as per the Vancouver Coastal Health Guidelines
*Providing additional support to your team when required, such as jumping on a station and supporting the line to expedite lunch and/or dinner services
*Interviewing and hiring for all positions within your team
*Providing orientations, ongoing training and development opportunities, and performance reviews for your team
*Providing disciplinary action and performance management when warranted
*Creating schedule templates, forecasted labour, and sales tracking
*Maintaining kitchen systems and timelines for ordering, food production, station pars, equipment maintenance and opening/closing duties of all back of house staff
*Submitting daily orders for prepared food items from the Production Kitchen
*Performing and submitting bi-weekly inventories
*Maintaining accurate and up-to-date recipes and records
*Creating invoice reports, payroll and inventory for the accounting department
*Planning for and participating in weekly meetings with the Operations team
*Other duties as required

To be qualified for this role, you will have:

*A minimum of 4 years of culinary experience in a fast-paced, high volume & professional kitchen environment
*A minimum of 2 years in a leadership role managing 5+ employees in both front of house and back of house
*Food Safe Certification(s) and Serving it Right
*Proven cooking Ability, excellent knife skills, and a seasoned palate
*A strong, positive, and supportive leadership style
*Culinary Arts or Red Seal Certification considered an asset
*A demonstrated passion for soulful food, people, and the restaurant industry
*The personal skills of being a self-starter, flexible, and the ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
*Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
*Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize
*Ability to work evenings and weekends according to the needs of the business

About you: You are genuinely passionate about culinary arts and excited about working with new ingredients using a creative outlook. You take pride in approachable and delicious food and value using the best possible ingredients available. You are a positive leader that is a role model and able to identify individual learning needs, support inclusion, and able to grow your people and support them in effectively working together.

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 to join a fun and safe 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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Line Cook - Full Time

Tacofino White Rock

We’re thrilled to announce the grand opening of Tacofino White Rock, a soon-to-be great addition to the community! If you’ve got an appetite for good vibes, delicious eats, and a great work atmosphere, keep reading - this is for you!

Why Choose Tacofino?

Awesome Vibes: We’re all about creating positive and inclusive workplaces. Our teams are made up of great individuals, and can’t wait to welcome you into it!
Cha-ching! Competitive Pay and Tips: We believe in rewarding our people. Get ready to earn not just a competitive wage, but also extra money from tips!
Stay Healthy: We’ve got your back (and your teeth)! Enjoy full health and dental benefits, so you can focus on devouring your fave snacks worry-free
Zen zone: Life’s a rollercoaster - and we’re here to help you ride it smoothly. Access free professional counselling to ensure you have barrier-free access to awesome support
Local love: score sweet discounts with our awesome local partners. From flights with Harbour Air to boxing gyms, we have perks for you
Flex your schedule: Life isn’t just about work, and we get that. We offer flexible schedules so you can enjoy time with your family and friends and activities from climbing to snowboarding
Grow with us: Learn, thrive, and reach for the stars with our top-notch training and development opportunities. We can give you the skills to grow with us or take on other career paths

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, safe, and 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:

At least 6 months of experience in a fast-paced & professional kitchen environment
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
Learn more about working at Tacofino by visiting this link: https://sway.office.com/rMgupkKaqzyVW4cJ?ref=Link

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 to join a fun workplace culture, then we invite you to apply for this role by submitting a cover letter and resume.

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 to join a fun and safe 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.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $18.00-$19.50 per hour

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Back of House Manager / Sous Chef - Full Time

Tacofino - Squamish, BC

Tacofino is a local BC restaurant that 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.

Our vision: To continue to build a profitable restaurant group that our team, guests and our communities are proud and excited to be a part of.

Our values:

Creative quality food - We create original, quality offerings with unique flavours
Community - We partner with our communities to support impactful positive change
Inspired hospitality - We want to provide memorable experiences that cannot be found anywhere else
Our Team - We achieve our goals by embracing people for their individuality and supporting their personal and professional growth
Environment - We strive to make positive sustainable decisions whenever possible
We continue to grow today and welcome you to be a part of our journey.

About you: You are passionate about food preparation and management. You want to play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation and success of our kitchen.

What we offer:

Positive workplace culture
Work/life balance
Competitive Salary
Eligibility for extended health, vision, and dental benefits
Eligibility for maternity/parental leave top-up program
Eligibility for discretionary incentive program
Eligibility for Employee and Family Assistance Program
Opportunities for continued growth
You will be:

People

Supporting the Restaurant Operator in providing leadership to a team to ensure production goals are met and managing day-to-day kitchen operations
Maintaining strong and positive communication with team members
Being involved in the training of team members and offering continued growth opportunities for improvement
Ensuring team members are following appropriate policy and procedure and upholding positive workplace values
Kitchen Operations

Ensuring high-quality and consistency of food
Work toward efficiency and managing location costs, including food, beverage, and labour
Providing support with administrative tasks
Helping support daily prep, reviewing inventories, and ordering to support product on hand while minimizing food waste
Ensuring safe food handling procedures are being followed
Ensuring compliance to Tacofino’s health and safety standards,Health and Safety Plan, and HACCP
Ensuring proper storage procedures are being followed
Other duties as required
You have:

1 year experience of providing supervision and direction within a fast paced culinary environment
Passion in creating great guest experiences in both food and hospitality
Providing support in onboarding, ongoing training and development, and increasing product knowledge within the team
Experience in providing feedback, training, and support to team members
Experience in positive and clear communication and encouraging feedback and questions from your team
Values diversity, equity and inclusion by learning and adapting to individual learning and communication needs, alignment to goals, and contributing to a positive workplace experience
A demonstrated passion for soulful food, people, and being a part of the restaurant industry
Eagerness to gradually take on more responsibility and for continued growth
Experience with an inventory management system ie optimum control or Market Man
Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize
Attention to detail
Learn more about working at Tacofino by visiting this link: https://sway.office.com/rMgupkKaqzyVW4cJ?ref=Link

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 to 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.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: $52,000.00-$60,000.00 per year

APPLY NOW

Chef / Restaurant Operator - Full Time

Tacofino - Squamish, BC

About the role: We're on the lookout for an experienced leader to be Restaurant Operator of Tacofino Squamish, overseeing both the Front of House and Back of House Team. As a key player in the opening of this unique location, you'll have the chance to contribute your ideas and expertise to shape its success.

About you: If you're genuinely passionate about hospitality, culinary arts, eager to work with new ingredients, and possess a creative outlook, we want you! Your commitment to approachable and delicious food using the finest ingredients, is exactly what we're looking for. As a positive leader, you'll be a role model, identifying individual learning needs, fostering inclusion, and cultivating a team that works together seamlessly.

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 grow with us.

Our vision: To continue to build a profitable restaurant group that our team, guests and our communities are proud and excited to be a part of.

Our values:

Creative quality food - We create original, quality offerings with unique flavours
Community - We partner with our communities to support impactful positive change
Inspired hospitality - We want to provide memorable experiences that cannot be found anywhere else
Our Team - We achieve our goals by embracing people for their individuality and supporting their personal and professional growth
Environment - We strive to make positive sustainable decisions whenever possible
What we offer:

Work/Life balance
Values-oriented and positive workplace environment
Support from a positive head office team
Competitive salary + great bonuses
Eligibility for extended health and dental benefits
Maternity and Parental leave top-up plan
Employee and Family Assistance Program
Opportunities for continued growth
You will be:

People

Fostering and maintaining a safe and positive work environment for your team that encourages efficiency and growth
Leading your team and providing additional support when required, such as jumping on a station and supporting the line to expedite lunch and/or dinner services
Working with the HR department in recruitment activities, interviewing and hiring for all positions within your team
Providing orientations, ongoing training and development and coaching opportunities, and performance reviews for your team
Ensuring your team is in compliance to appropriate safe food-handling procedures as per the Vancouver Coastal Health Guidelines
Food

Working with the Operations team to learn new recipes in food and beverage, ensuring they are to the specifications as outlined in the company’s recipe guide
Ensuring consistent standards of food quality and guest satisfaction
Maintaining kitchen systems and timelines for ordering, food production, station pars, equipment maintenance scheduling and opening/closing duties of all back of house staff
Guest Experience

Working with your team to ensure great experiences for guests. Building great relationships with guests to create return customers
Working with your team to identify ways to give back to the local community
Operations

Overseeing and coordinating the daily operations of the restaurant
Monitoring and maintaining food and labour targets to meet goals, including sales and community initiatives
Creating schedule templates, forecasted labour, and sales tracking
Performing and submitting bi-weekly inventories, organizing invoices, and supporting payroll
Other duties as required
To be qualified for this role, you will have:

A minimum of 4 years of culinary experience in a fast-paced, high volume & professional kitchen environment
A minimum of 2 years in a leadership role managing 20 employees, ideally in both front of house and back of house
Proven cooking ability, excellent knife skills, and a seasoned palate
A strong, positive, and supportive leadership style
A demonstrated passion for soulful food, people, and the restaurant industry
Excellent and positive communication skills, both verbal and written
Demonstrated time management skills to ensure you and your team are able to prioritize
Flexibility to work evenings and weekends according to the needs of the business
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 to join a fun and safe 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.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: $62,000.00-$70,000.00 per year

APPLY NOW

Chef / Restaurant Operator - Full Time

Tacofino Metrotown - Burnaby, BC

About the role: We're on the lookout for an experienced leader to be Restaurant Operator of Tacofino Metrotown, overseeing both the Front of House and Back of House Team. As a key player in the opening of this unique location, you'll have the chance to contribute your ideas and expertise to shape its success.

About you: If you're genuinely passionate about hospitality, culinary arts, eager to work with new ingredients, and possess a creative outlook, we want you! Your commitment to approachable and delicious food using the finest ingredients, is exactly what we're looking for. As a positive leader, you'll be a role model, identifying individual learning needs, fostering inclusion, and cultivating a team that works together seamlessly.

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 grow with us.

Our vision: To continue to build a profitable restaurant group that our team, guests and our communities are proud and excited to be a part of.

Our values:

Creative quality food - We create original, quality offerings with unique flavours
Community - We partner with our communities to support impactful positive change
Inspired hospitality - We want to provide memorable experiences that cannot be found anywhere else
Our Team - We achieve our goals by embracing people for their individuality and supporting their personal and professional growth
Environment - We strive to make positive sustainable decisions whenever possible
What we offer:

Work/Life balance
Values-oriented and positive workplace environment
Support from a positive head office team
Competitive salary + great bonuses
Eligibility for extended health and dental benefits
Maternity and Parental leave top-up plan
Employee and Family Assistance Program
Opportunities for continued growth
You will be:

People

Fostering and maintaining a safe and positive work environment for your team that encourages efficiency and growth
Leading your team and providing additional support when required, such as jumping on a station and supporting the line to expedite lunch and/or dinner services
Working with the HR department in recruitment activities, interviewing and hiring for all positions within your team
Providing orientations, ongoing training and development and coaching opportunities, and performance reviews for your team
Ensuring your team is in compliance to appropriate safe food-handling procedures as per the Vancouver Coastal Health Guidelines
Food

Working with the Operations team to learn new recipes in food and beverage, ensuring they are to the specifications as outlined in the company’s recipe guide
Ensuring consistent standards of food quality and guest satisfaction
Maintaining kitchen systems and timelines for ordering, food production, station pars, equipment maintenance scheduling and opening/closing duties of all back of house staff
Guest Experience

Working with your team to ensure great experiences for guests. Building great relationships with guests to create return customers
Working with your team to identify ways to give back to the local community
Operations

Overseeing and coordinating the daily operations of the restaurant
Monitoring and maintaining food and labour targets to meet goals, including sales and community initiatives
Creating schedule templates, forecasted labour, and sales tracking
Performing and submitting bi-weekly inventories, organizing invoices, and supporting payroll
Other duties as required
To be qualified for this role, you will have:

A minimum of 4 years of culinary experience in a fast-paced, high volume & professional kitchen environment
A minimum of 2 years in a leadership role managing 20 employees, ideally in both front of house and back of house
Proven cooking ability, excellent knife skills, and a seasoned palate
A strong, positive, and supportive leadership style
A demonstrated passion for soulful food, people, and the restaurant industry
Excellent and positive communication skills, both verbal and written
Demonstrated time management skills to ensure you and your team are able to prioritize
Flexibility to work evenings and weekends according to the needs of the business
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 to join a fun and safe 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.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: $60,000.00-$65,000.00 per year

APPLY NOW

Kitchen Manager / Sous Chef - Full Time

Tacofino White Rock

Tacofino is a local BC restaurant that 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.

Our vision: To continue to build a profitable restaurant group that our team, guests and our communities are proud and excited to be a part of.

Our values:

Creative quality food - We create original, quality offerings with unique flavours
Community - We partner with our communities to support impactful positive change
Inspired hospitality - We want to provide memorable experiences that cannot be found anywhere else
Our Team - We achieve our goals by embracing people for their individuality and supporting their personal and professional growth
Environment - We strive to make positive sustainable decisions whenever possible
We continue to grow today and welcome you to be a part of our journey.

About you: You are passionate about food preparation and management. You want to play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation and success of our kitchen.

What we offer:

Positive workplace culture
Work/life balance
Competitive Salary
Eligibility for extended health, vision, and dental benefits
Eligibility for maternity/parental leave top-up program
Eligibility for discretionary incentive program
Eligibility for Employee and Family Assistance Program
Opportunities for continued growth
You will be:

People

Supporting the Restaurant Operator in providing leadership to a team to ensure production goals are met and managing day-to-day kitchen operations
Maintaining strong and positive communication with team members
Being involved in the training of team members and offering continued growth opportunities for improvement
Ensuring team members are following appropriate policy and procedure and upholding positive workplace values
Kitchen Operations

Ensuring high-quality and consistency of food
Work toward efficiency and managing location costs, including food, beverage, and labour
Providing support with administrative tasks
Helping support daily prep, reviewing inventories, and ordering to support product on hand while minimizing food waste
Ensuring safe food handling procedures are being followed
Ensuring compliance to Tacofino’s health and safety standards,Health and Safety Plan, and HACCP
Ensuring proper storage procedures are being followed
Other duties as required
You have:

1 year experience of providing supervision and direction within a fast paced culinary environment
Passion in creating great guest experiences in both food and hospitality
Providing support in onboarding, ongoing training and development, and increasing product knowledge within the team
Experience in providing feedback, training, and support to team members
Experience in positive and clear communication and encouraging feedback and questions from your team
Values diversity, equity and inclusion by learning and adapting to individual learning and communication needs, alignment to goals, and contributing to a positive workplace experience
A demonstrated passion for soulful food, people, and being a part of the restaurant industry
Eagerness to gradually take on more responsibility and for continued growth
Experience with an inventory management system ie optimum control or Market Man
Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize
Attention to detail
Learn more about working at Tacofino by visiting this link: https://sway.office.com/rMgupkKaqzyVW4cJ?ref=Link

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 to 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.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: $45,000.00 per year

APPLY NOW