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.
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.
A good fit would be someone that is safety oriented, has a positive energy, strong communication skills, and has some experience in providing coaching and learning opportunities.
What we offer:
*Eligibility for Maternity & Parental leave benefits
*Eligibility for extended health benefits
*Eligibility for Employee and Family Assistance Program
*Ongoing events and team sports
*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 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.
*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
*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 industry0
*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 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.