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.
*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:
*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.