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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:


Floor Manager - Full Time

Tacofino Yaletown- Vancouver, BC

We are looking for great people who 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 10+ 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 benefits
*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:

*Championing an inclusive and positive workplace culture through values-based leadership, role-modelling the behaviours you expect in others, and identifying barriers in an effort to remove them
*Developing a strong understanding of Tacofino, including its history, menu, and values and sharing it with your team
*Providing support in onboarding, ongoing training and development, and increasing product knowledge within the team
*Partnering with your team in increasing sales through high levels of hospitality, drink and food, developing relationships with regulars, and brainstorming ideas
*Supporting location objectives and holding a strong sense of self-accountability in completing work tasks
looking for opportunities for community initiatives by partnering with local non-profits
*Work toward efficiency and managing location costs, including food, beverage, and labour
*Providing support with administrative tasks
*Other duties as required

You have:

*A minimum of 1-year experience in a front of house supervisory role is considered an asset
*Passionate about hospitality and helping create great experiences through food and drink
*Experience in applying values-based leadership and being a role model through your actions
*Experience in supporting workplace inclusion by helping support a welcoming and positive team environment and actively identifying and removing barriers to individual success
*Experience in delivering constructive feedback, having difficult but important conversations, and ensuring each individual is accountable for their role on the team
*Experience in motivating, and developing people in achieving shared goals
*Serving it right
*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 is 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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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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Sous Chef - Full Time

Tacofino Gastown - Vancouver, BC

Tacofino is looking for a Sous Chef to join us at our Gastown location. We are looking for someone who has experience in supervising a kitchen, has experience in high volume food production, and has experience in providing positive leadership and support to their team.

This role offers a competitive compensation package, including extended health and dental benefits, and work/life balance with a consistent schedule. You will have continued opportunities for personal and professional growth.

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:

Positive workplace culture
Competitive Compensation
Work/life balance - Consistent schedule
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:

Ensuring high-quality and consistency of food and ensuring safe food handling procedures are being followed
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
Ensuring compliance to Tacofino’s health and safety standards, COVID-19 Health and Safety Plan, and HACCP
Being involved in the training to team members and offering continued growth opportunities for improvement
Ensuring proper storage procedures are being followed
Ensuring team members are following appropriate policy and procedure and upholding positive workplace values
Other duties as required
You have:

1-4 years of experience in a leadership position within a food production facility
Experience in providing new team member orientation and continued growth opportunities
Strong communication skills and the ability to establish approachable two-way communication
Experience in working with diverse teams in an effort to support workplace inclusion
A demonstrated passion for soulful food, people, and being a part of the restaurant industry
Solid inventory counts and ordering experience
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 leader 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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Assistant General Manager - Full Time

Tacofino Gastown - Vancouver, BC

We are looking for a great person to join our Restaurant leadership team at Tacofino Gastown. You are someone who is an emerging leader with an outgoing personality that you are able to share with guests and employees alike. You recognize that amazing guest experiences are achieved through supporting your team and partnering closely with the back of house.

If you want to join us on our journey and meet the qualifications below, we invite you to apply by submitting a resume and cover letter.

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 from the best possible ingredients and wrapping them in delicious fresh tortillas. We have since grown into four restaurants and three food trucks across the Lower Mainland and Victoria.

We are successful because we believe in staying true to where we came from, serving high-quality creative food with the best possible ingredients, adapting to and giving back to the communities we operate in and have teams made up of fantastic individuals.

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 mission: To create memorable experiences with a hospitality driven attitude that provides creative quality food while being a positive community partner and powered by a diverse, inclusive, and equitable team environment.

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:

Competitive salary + tips
Bonus plan
Eligibility for extended health and dental benefits
Eligibility for Employee and Family Assistance Program
Maternity and Parental Leave top-up plan
A great workplace environment and culture
Opportunities for continued growth
Work/life balance
Regular learning opportunities
You will be:

Leading and supporting a team to achieve high levels of quality in service and food
Supporting the GM to align your team to restaurant objectives
Providing support in ongoing training opportunities to develop employee hard skills, soft skills, and product knowledge
Supporting the GM in providing opportunities for ongoing growth and development for your team
Promoting a positive work environment and culture by creating and maintaining strong and supportive relationships with all staff
Working with the leadership team in getting closely involved in the community through fundraisers, events, etc.
Recognizing good performance and supporting employees when improvement is needed
Maintaining staffing targets by hiring and training staff
Support with schedule creation and tracking of all time off, including vacation and sick days
Other duties as required
You have:

A minimum of 1 year of recent restaurant experience in a management capacity
Experience in providing training and development opportunities
Serving it right
First aid considered an asset
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 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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Catering Coordinator - Full Time

Tacofino - Vancouver, BC

Location: Temporarily remote
Job Type: Full-time
Schedule: Monday to Friday. Your schedule may temporarily change depending on event needs.

About you: We are looking for a great person to join the Tacofino team to grow our catering business. You are passionate about food, creating new connections, and partnering with a team to create amazing memories for our guests.

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:

*Positive workplace culture
*Competitive Compensation
*Work/life balance - Consistent schedule
*Eligibility for extended health, vision, and dental benefits
*Eligibility for maternity/parental leave top-up program
*Eligibility for a discretionary incentive program
*Eligibility for Employee and Family Assistance Program
*Opportunities for continued growth

About the Team: Our workplace is a lot of fun, and we welcome great and positive people. You will be working alongside fun and hardworking individuals who come together in creating awesome restaurants. You will be regularly working together with the Regional Culinary Operations Manager, Truck Manager and Truck team, Operations Team, and Restaurant Leadership teams.


You will be:

*Developing a strong understanding of Tacofino, including its history, menus, and different locations/concepts
*Connecting with local businesses in an effort to create new relationships and expand our catering business and increase restaurant buy-outs
*Representing Tacofino at networking events in and around Vancouver in an effort to source new business
*Partnering with clients to discuss our catering menus, gather details, and communicate back to the catering and trucks team
*Communicating catering menus and dietary options to clients
*Providing timely, accurate, and competitive pricing for incoming inquiries
*Invoicing clients, accepting payments, following up and collecting payments
*Confirming all event details with clients prior to their events to ensure accuracy
*Preparing catering event orders for each function
*Participating in weekly catering meetings
*Reporting sales, feedback, and potential improvements during your weekly catering meetings
*Following up after events to ensure guest satisfaction and gather feedback
*Representing Tacofino at the Street Food Society
*Other duties as required

Qualifications:

*Previous catering, event coordination or hospitality sales experience - minimum 1 year
*Experience in creating sales and customer retention strategies
*Experience in sourcing new clients through attending events and networking
*Strong communication skills, both orally and in writing
*Experience with catering software; orbital payment an asset
*Strong organizational skills
*Strong attention to detail
*Experience in providing superior customer service
*Ability to multitask, be flexible, and work well under pressure

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 and cover letter.

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

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Food Truck Cook - Full Time

Tacofino - Vancouver, BC

We are looking for a great person to join our team as Food Truck Supervisor to bring energy, ideas, and experience.

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:

*Competitive pay
*Eligibility for extended health benefits
*Eligibility for Employee and Family Assistance Program
*A great 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
*Paid FoodSafe Level 1 training


Qualifications:

*Experience in a fast-paced kitchen environment considered an asset but not required
*Class 5 driver's license. Experience driving a truck
*Catering and/or food truck experience an asset but not required
*Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
*Basic knife skills an asset
*Foodsafe Level 1 (if you don't have it we will get it for you)
*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 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 General Manager (Monday-Friday) - Full Time

Tacofino Oasis - Vancouver, BC

We are growing and looking for a great leader to join our team as a Restaurant Operator, leading a restaurant team that works together to create a high level of hospitality and food.

We are looking to partner with someone who is passionate about culinary arts, hospitality, and people. You take pride in being a leader that aligns your team to create amazing guest experiences through inspired hospitality and creative quality food. You role model positive behaviours that you expect in others, are an effective communicator and are able to apply coaching and development to help support individual and team growth.

This role will lead both the front-of-house and back-of-house team, so experience in both of these areas as a leader is considered an asset.

Location: 1050 W Pender St #122, Vancouver, BC

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

What we offer:

*Work/Life balance
*An incentive program that provides the opportunity for regular bonuses
*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 to provide you and your loved ones with free access to professional and confidential counselling services
*Opportunities for continued growth

You will be:

*Championing an inclusive and positive workplace culture through values-based leadership, role-modelling the behaviours you expect in others, and identifying barriers in an effort to remove them
*Leading and supporting a team to achieve high levels of quality in service and food
*Providing alignment and growth opportunities through 1-on-1s and team meetings
*Overseeing and coordinating the daily operations of the restaurant
*Ensuring consistent standards of food quality and guest satisfaction
*Working with the Regional Burrito Bar Manager to learn new recipes, ensuring they are to the specifications as outlined in the company’s recipe guide
*Hiring, onboarding, and training new team members
*Providing ongoing training and development opportunities and regular check-ins with your team
*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
*Supporting a workplace with shared accountability toward goals and addressing performance or behaviour opportunities promptly
*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 work environment. We invite leaders who share similar values to apply for this role to apply 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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Bartender - Full Time

Tacofino Ocho - Vancouver

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

Location: Tacofino Ocho - 8 E 5th Ave, 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.

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

What we offer:

Tips
Eligibility for extended health benefits
Eligibility for Employee and Family Assistance Program
A fantastic workplace environment and culture
Regular events
Flexible schedule
Ongoing opportunities to get involved, learn and contribute to change: regular workshops from industry and community leaders, social events, giving back to the community
About you: We are growing and have an opportunity for a great person who has a passion for making fantastic drinks and serving to join us as a Bartender. You are savvy behind the bar, have fantastic customer experience skills and believe in being a positive part of an awesome team.

You will be responsible for:

*Creating classic and new cocktails, pouring beer
*Creating awesome customer experiences through great service
*Ensuring we are making beverages in the specification to our quality standards
*Working within a team to ensure we are meeting service demands
*Maintaining a clean and efficient workspace
*Conducting inventory management, stocking the bar
*Other duties as required

You have experience in:

*Bartending and creating new drinks
*A high volume casual environment
*Providing excellent customer service
*Knowledge of POS
*Utilizing your excellent organizational skills
*Maintaining high energy and working effectively under pressure
*Working within a team and providing support when needed
*Learning and continuous improvement

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.

APPLY NOW