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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:


Line Cook - Full Time

Tacofino Kits- Vancouver, BC

We are looking for great people that value safe, inclusive, and positive work environments to join us.

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.

What we offer:

*Competitive pay
*Tips
*Eligibility for extended health benefits
*Eligibility for Employee and Family Assistance Program
*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
*Paid Food Handlers training after 3 months
*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, 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:
*6+ months experience in a fast-paced & professional kitchen environment preferred but not necessary
*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 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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Floor Manager - Full Time

Tacofino Gastown - Vancouver, BC

We are looking for great people that value safe, inclusive, and positive work environments to join us.

Tacofino is looking for a great person to join our team as a Floor Manager. You are an emerging leader with an outgoing personality and have a passion for hospitality that you are able to share with guests and team members alike. You recognize that amazing guest experiences are achieved through supporting your team and partnering closely with the back of house.

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.

Our values come from where we started and we are committed to leading with those values and creating a workplace that makes people want to stay and grow.

About the role: The right fit for this role is someone who has supervisory experience in the front of the house of a busy restaurant that has 20+ seats. You have experience in providing positive and inspiring leadership, giving support where needed, and contributing to an awesome restaurant atmosphere and positive workplace culture.

What we offer:

*Competitive salary
*Eligibility for Maternity & Parental leave top-up plan
*Work/life balance
*Eligibility for extended health benefits
*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

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 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.

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Server - Full Time

Tacofino Gastown - Vancouver, BC

We are looking for great people that value safe, inclusive, and positive work environments to join us.

Location: Tacofino Gastown - 15 West Cordova, Vancouver

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.

Our values come from where we started and we are committed to leading with those values and creating a workplace that makes people want to stay and grow.

About the role: Tacofino is looking for a great person to join us Server on our Tacofino Gastown team.

What we offer:

*Tips
*Eligibility for extended health benefits
*Eligibility for Employee and Family Assistance Program
*A fantastic workplace environment and culture
*Ongoing opportunities to get involved, learn and contribute to change: regular workshops from industry and community leaders, Diversity, *Equity & Inclusion Committee, Womxn of Tacofino Committee, and other social events
*Flexible schedule

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

*6+ months experience as a Server in a high volume casual environment
*Experience in delivering a strong customer service experience
*Possess excellent organizational skills and works well under pressure
*Knowledge of POS
*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 to 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

Tacofino Gastown - Vancouver, BC

We are looking for great people that value contributing to a safe, inclusive, and positive work environments to join us

We are on the lookout for a culinary leader that will be a big part of our future. You are motivated by a passion for food, growth, and leading a team.

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 able to identify individual learning needs, support inclusion, and able to grow your people and support them in effectively working together.

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.

Our values come from where we started and we are committed to leading with those values and creating a workplace that makes people want to stay and grow.

What we offer:

*Competitive salary
*Eligibility for Maternity & Parental leave benefits
*Work/life balance
*Eligibility for extended health benefits
*Eligibility for Employee and Family Assistance Program
*Generous meal plan for all Tacofino locations that can be used for you and your loved ones
*Continued opportunities for growth
*A fantastic workplace environment and culture
*Ongoing opportunities to get involved, learn and contribute to change: regular workshops from industry and community leaders, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee, Womxn of Tacofino Committee, and other social events

About the role: We are looking for a great person with a strong passion for cooking that is looking for a leadership position in a positive and growing brand. You will be supporting the 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 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 join a fun and positive 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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Chef / Restaurant Operator - Full Time

Tacofino Hastings - Vancouver, BC

Location: Tacofino Hastings - 2327 East Hastings, Vancouver

We are looking for a forward-thinking person who is passionate about culinary art and leading a great team in making awesome food.

The ideal candidate for this role is someone who believes in an elevated restaurant workplace experience and leads in a way that models what you expect from others. You are able to support a high-functioning team environment through positive and open communication, inclusive leadership practices, prioritizing and delegating tasks, and coaching and training your people.

If you are passionate about the industry, want to be a part of a growing values-based restaurant brand, and have experience as a Chef, then we would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you.

What we offer:
*Competitive salary + tips
*Bonus plan
*Work/life balance
*Support from a values-based head office team
*A positive work environment and culture
*Extended health & dental benefits
*Generous meal program that can be used at any Tacofino location for you and your loved ones
*Maternity and parental leave top-up plan
*Access to free mental health resources, including professional counselling
*Mental health training
*Ongoing opportunities to get involved, learn, and create change: regular workshops from industry and community leaders, monthly leadership meetups to learn about different cuisines and create features, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee, Women of Tacofino Committee, and other social events

About Tacofino: Our roots are from a food truck in the back of a surf shop in beautiful Tofino, British Columbia. We balanced surfing and creating world-inspired food from the best possible and wrapping them in delicious fresh tortillas. We have since grown and have added locations in Victoria and Vancouver.
We are successful because we believe in remaining true to our roots, which include serving high-quality creative food, being a positive part of the communities we operate in, and always pursuing a positive and engaging workplace experience.

You will be:
*Leading your team in creating consistent and high-quality awesome food
*Leading with values and role modelling behaviours you expect from others
*Providing direction, coaching, and feedback to help people grow and take on more responsibility
*Supporting and championing diversity, inclusion, and equity within your location
*Overseeing and coordinating the daily operations of your team
*Partnering closely and leading the BOH and FOH team in creating great guest experiences
*Monitoring and maintaining food and labour targets
*Partnering with the Back of House Operations Manager to create new recipes and features
*Ensuring a safe workplace by training all team members on health and safety and policies that support a positive workplace environment
*Providing additional support to your team when required, including jumping on a station and supporting the line to expedite lunch and/or dinner service
*Interviewing, hiring, onboarding, and delegating training of all new team members
*Investigating employee concerns to ensure objective and quick solutions to workplace issues or barriers
*Partnering with the head office team when you require support or advice
*Maintaining kitchen systems and timelines for ordering, food production, station pars, equipment maintenance, and opening/closing duties for the back of house team
*Creating schedules, tracking and maintaining vacation days, sick days, and days in lieu
*Performing and submitting bi-weekly inventories
*Maintaining accurate and up-to-date recipes and records
*Other duties as required

To be qualified for this role, you will have:

*A minimum of 5 years of culinary experience in a fast-paced, high volume & professional kitchen environment
*A minimum of 2 years in a leadership role managing 10 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

We are proud of our brand and the people that work together to make it possible. If you are someone who loves food, people, and believes in constant growth for yourself and for others, then we invite you to reach out by submitting a cover letter and resume.

Tacofino is committed to creating an inclusive environment and we welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

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