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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:


Chef/Restaurant Operator - Full Time

Tacofino Hastings - Vancouver, BC

We are looking for an experienced leader who will be the Operator for Tacofino Hastings, leading both the front of house and back of house 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 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.

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
*Supporting accountability within your team through 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 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 is 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, our people, and our positive workplace environment. We invite natural-born leaders who share similar values to apply for this role to apply by submitting a cover letter and resume.

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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.

Location: Tacofino Kits - 1909 West 4th Avenue, 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 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
*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 even

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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Line Cook - Full Time

Tacofino Yaletown - Vancouver, BC

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

Location: Tacofino Yaletown - 1025 Mainland Street, 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 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
*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 even

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.

APPLY NOW