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JOBS AT TACOFINO

Our past to our present, we are successful because we serve high-quality creative food, create inspired casual 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

Gastown - Vancouver, BC

We are experiencing growth and looking for outgoing, creative and hardworking people to come join our team!

About us: Tacofino is a restaurant that is like no other. Growing from a single food truck in Tofino to four bustling restaurants and three food trucks in Vancouver and Victoria, we plan to take over the world one delicious taco at a time.

What we offer:
• Competitive pay
• Eligibility for extended health benefits
• A fantastic workplace environment and culture
• Flexible work schedule

About the you: We are growing and have an opportunity for a great person 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, organized workspace.

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 considered an asset
• A strong passion for food
• A positive and professional attitude
• Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
• Basic knife skills
• Foodsafe 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 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

Yaletown - Vancouver, BC

We are experiencing growth and looking for outgoing, creative and hardworking people to come join our team!

About us: Tacofino is a restaurant that is like no other. Growing from a single food truck in Tofino to four bustling restaurants and three food trucks in Vancouver and Victoria, we plan to take over the world one delicious taco at a time.

What we offer:
• Competitive pay
• Eligibility for extended health benefits
• A fantastic workplace environment and culture
• Flexible work schedule

About the you: We are growing and have an opportunity for a great person 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, organized workspace.

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 considered an asset
• A strong passion for food
• A positive and professional attitude
• Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
• Basic knife skills
• Foodsafe 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 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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Prep Cook - Full Time

Hastings - Vancouver, BC

Compensation: Competitive pay + tips + eligibility for group health benefits

About us: From the back of a surf shop parking lot in Tofino, British Columbia, Tacofino was born. We have since grown into 4 restaurants and 3 food trucks in Vancouver and Victoria and continue to grow today with the addition of a new restaurant opening soon in downtown Vancouver.

What we offer:
• Competitive pay
• Eligibility for extended health benefits
• A fantastic workplace environment and culture
• Opportunities for continued growth

About you: We are growing and have an opportunity for a fun, reliable, and positive person to come join our team as a Prep Cook. You will be responsible for supporting your team in preparing food items and cleaning.

Responsibilities
•Basic Food Preparation onsite at the production kitchen to include: cutting, portioning roasting, scaling recipes, putting away orders, and cleaning of kitchen tools and facility as required
•Playing a role in ensuring a respectful workplace environment by professional communication with all team members and customers
•Other duties as required

Qualifications
•Previous experience in a similar capacity for over 1 year
•Basic food preparation ability and knife skills
•Food Safe level one an asset
•Able to produce recipes to specifications
•Problem-solving abilities
•Able to work well under pressure and within deadlines
•Excellent communication skills
•Ability 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 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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Jr. Sous Chef - Full Time

Hastings - Vancouver, BC

Status: Full-time permanent

Tacofino is growing and on the lookout for culinary leaders to come join our 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.

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

What we offer:
-Competitive pay
-Eligibility for extended health benefits
-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 to move into a leadership position! 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 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 6 months to 1 year 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 r-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 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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Line Cook - Monday to Friday - Full Time

West Pender - Vancouver, BC

Location: 1050 West Pender, Vancouver, BC

Status: Monday to Friday - Full-time Permanent - Starting August

Tacofino is growing! With the addition of a brand new restaurant in August, we are looking for outgoing, creative, and hardworking people to come join our team.

Our new 48 seat restaurant is located at 1050 West Pender Street. Like all of our locations, Tacofino Bentall will have its own personality, boasting a unique design and its own creative menu. We are excited to continue being a part of the downtown community.

What we offer:

-Competitive pay
-Eligibility for extended health benefits
-A fantastic workplace culture and positive environment
-Monday to Friday work schedule (and we close early, too!)

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, organized workspace. This is a great opportunity to be a long term member of our growing team!

Responsibilities:

-Writing daily prep lists for your station
-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
-Ability to identify and prioritize daily tasks
-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 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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Prep Cook - Monday to Friday - Full Time

West Pender - Vancouver, BC

Location: 1050 West Pender, Vancouver, BC

Status: Monday to Friday - Full-time Permanent

Tacofino is growing! With the addition of a brand new restaurant in August, we are looking for outgoing, creative, and hardworking people to come join our team.

Our new 48 seat restaurant is located at 1050 West Pender Street. Like all of our locations, Tacofino Bentall will have its own personality, boasting a unique design and its own creative menu. We are excited to continue being a part of the downtown community.

What we offer:

-Competitive pay
-Eligibility for extended health benefits
-A fantastic workplace culture and positive environment
-Monday to Friday work schedule (and we close early, too!)

About you: We are growing and have an opportunity for a fun, reliable, and positive person to come join our team as a Prep Cook. You will be responsible for supporting your team in preparing food items and cleaning. This is a great opportunity to be a long term member of our growing team!

Responsibilities

-Writing daily prep list for your station
-Helping on the line when needed
-Basic Food Preparation onsite at the production kitchen to include: cutting, portioning roasting, scaling recipes, putting away orders, and cleaning of kitchen tools and facility as required
-Playing a role in ensuring a respectful workplace environment by professional communication with all team members and customers
-Other duties as required

Qualifications

-Previous experience in a similar capacity for +6 months an asset
-Basic food preparation ability and knife skills
-Ability to identify and priotize daily tasks
-Food Safe level one an asset
-Able to produce recipes to specifications
-Problem-solving abilities
-Able to work well under pressure and within deadlines
-Excellent communication skills
-Ability 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 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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Server - Monday to Friday - Full Time

West Pender - Vancouver, BC

Server - Tacofino - New Location in Vancouver
Vancouver, BC

Location: 1050 West Pender, Vancouver, BC
Status: Monday to Friday - Full-time Permanent

Tacofino is growing! With the addition of a brand new restaurant in August, we are looking for outgoing, creative, and hardworking people to come join our team.

Our new 48 seat restaurant is located at 1050 West Pender Street. Like all of our locations, Tacofino Bentall will have its own personality, boasting a unique design and its own creative menu. We are excited to continue being apart of the downtown community.

What we offer:
*Competitive pay + Tips
*Eligibility for extended health benefits
*A fantastic workplace culture and positive environment
*Monday to Friday work schedule (and we close early, too!)

About you: We are looking for someone that wants to come join our team as a Server! You thrive in a fast paced environment, able to multi-task, all while maintaining strong customer service. This is a great opportunity to be a long term member of our growing team!

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

Qualifications:
*1+ years experience serving in a high volume casual environment
*Experience in delivering strong customer service experience
*Possess excellent organizational skills and works well under pressure
*Knowledge of POS
*Experience in making cocktails an asset but not required
*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 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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Accountant - Full Time

Head Office - Gastown - Vancouver, BC

Type: Full Time
Location: Vancouver, BC

Compensation: Competitive Salary + Extended Health and Dental Benefits

Are you currently in the accounting field looking to start your career with a company where you have the potential to grow and develop your skills? Are you looking for a balanced lifestyle while achieving your professional goals? Then we welcome you to bring your experience to a team which boasts an impressive culture and amazing benefits.

Tacofino was born out of a desire to create a unique dining experience by offering quality, freshness, and affordability, with an environmental and nutritional conscience.

Our head office is located in downtown Vancouver and we are looking for a vibrant and ambitious Accountant to contribute to our dynamic team. This role offers a great career and an opportunity to work with a well-known, growing and respected group of restaurants.

What the Accountant will do:

-Prepare general ledger journal entries, including accruals, monthly recurring entries and adjustments
-Accounts Payable data entry, review for accurate coding and ensuring all receipts have been received
-Bank, credit card, and other GL account reconciliations
-Review and enter daily sales reports generated from POS systems
-Assist in period-end close and reporting
-Financial administrative tasks as required
-Maintain appropriate employee records, files and documentation
-Complete Statistics Canada Surveys
-Assist in other ad hoc duties as assigned

What we expect:

-A college diploma in accounting, or equivalent
-1 to 3 years of relevant work experience
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, Excel pivots and v-lookups
-Working knowledge of Quickbooks is an asset
-Results-oriented team player with ability to take ownership of tasks, meet deadlines and prioritize
-Strong attention to detail
-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
-Fun, positive attitude!

What you can expect:

-Competitive Salary
-Extended Health and Dental Benefits
-Stable and highly enjoyable team and company to work for!

Please submit all applications by Friday, August 4th. Please include your cover letter and resume in one document.

Due to a high volume of applications received, only those applicants meeting the requirements listed will be contacted.

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Chef de Cuisine - Full Time

Yaletown - Vancouver, BC

Tacofino is growing and on the lookout for a strong culinary leader to come join our team and be an important part of our continued growth.

This is an opportunity for someone who is a leader and a role model, someone who is creative and loves experimenting with flavours, someone who believes in coaching, mentorship and creating a positive and efficient workplace. Someone who wants to be part of a restaurant that believes in staying true to its roots.

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 Tacofino : 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.

What we offer:

-Competitive pay
-Eligibility for extended health benefits
-Bonuses
-A fantastic workplace environment and culture
-Opportunities for continued growth

You will be responsible for:

-Overseeing and coordinating the daily operations of the kitchen staff
-Ensuring consistent standards of food quality and customer 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 as outlined by the General Manager and the Executive Chef
-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 staff orientations, ongoing training and development opportunities, and performance reviews for your team
-Providing disciplinary action and performance management when warranted
-Creating schedules, tracking and maintaining clear records of vacation days, sick days and lieu days
-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
-Other duties as required

To be qualified for this role, you will have:

-A minimum 5 years of culinary experience in a fast-paced, high volume & professional kitchen environment
-A minimum of 2 years in a leadership role managing 7+ employees
-Food Safe Certification(s)
-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, our people, and our positive workplace environment. We invite natural born leaders that believe they are a fit for this role to apply by submitting a cover letter and resume (1 document please).

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

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Food Truck Cook - Full Time

Vancouver, BC

We are looking for a great person to come join our food truck Team!

Our name comes from where we were born: Tofino, British Columbia. We began by serving delicious tacos and burritos out of the parking lot of a surf shop in Tofino and have since grown into 3 additional food trucks and 4 restaurants.

We are looking for a fantastic person to come join our awesome Food Truck team. the successful candidate will have experience in a kitchen and doesn’t mind operating in a smaller space.

What we offer:

-Competitive pay
-Eligibility for extended health benefits
-A fantastic workplace environment and culture

Qualifications:

-Experience in a fast-paced kitchen environment (6+ months preferred)
-Class 5 driver's license an asset but not required
-Catering and/or food truck experience an asset but not required
-Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
-Basic knife skills
-Foodsafe 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 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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