What we offer:
*Competitive salary + generous bonuses
*Eligibility for extended health and dental benefits
*$1,500 lifestyle bonus after 3-months to be used on the things that bring you joy
*Maternity and Parental leave top-up plan
*Employee and Family Assistance Program
*Values-oriented and positive workplace environment
*Support from a positive head office team
*Opportunities for continued growth
*Discounts with local partners
We are excited to announce that we will be joining the Squamish Community this Summer.
Tacofino is a local BC restaurant that 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 are looking for an exceptional individual with a proven track record in Hospitality leadership, preferably with Chef experience, to help lead our Squamish location. While it would be ideal for you to have some Front of House experience (bonus points if the experience is in a leadership position), it is not a mandatory requirement. This role will have the support of a great Head Office team, dedicated to helping you succeed.
About you: You are a passionate hospitality leader that values culinary arts, great food, and awesome guest experiences. 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.
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
You will be:
*Fostering and maintaining a safe and positive work environment for your team that encourages efficiency and growth
*Leading your team and providing additional support when required, such as jumping on a station and supporting the line to expedite lunch and/or dinner services
*Working with the HR department in recruitment activities, interviewing and hiring for all positions within your team
*Providing orientations, ongoing training and development and coaching opportunities, and performance reviews for your team
*Ensuring your team is in compliance to appropriate safe food-handling procedures as per the Vancouver Coastal Health Guidelines
*Working with the Operations team to learn new recipes in food and beverage, ensuring they are to the specifications as outlined in the company’s recipe guide
*Ensuring consistent standards of food quality and guest satisfaction
*Maintaining kitchen systems and timelines for ordering, food production, station pars, equipment maintenance scheduling and opening/closing duties of all back of house staff
*Working with your team to ensure great experiences for guests. Building great relationships with guests to create return customers
*Working with your team to identify ways to give back to the local community
*Overseeing and coordinating the daily operations of the restaurant
*Monitoring and maintaining food and labour targets to meet goals, including sales and community initiatives
*Creating schedule templates, forecasted labour, and sales tracking
*Performing and submitting bi-weekly inventories, organizing invoices, and supporting payroll
*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 20 employees, ideally in both front of house and back of house
*Proven cooking ability, excellent knife skills, and a seasoned palate
*A strong, positive, and supportive leadership style
*A demonstrated passion for soulful food, people, and the restaurant industry
*Excellent and positive communication skills, both verbal and written
*Demonstrated time management skills to ensure you and your team are able to prioritize
*Flexibility 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 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.
To find out more about working at Tacofino, visit this link: https://sway.office.com/rMgupkKaqzyVW4cJ?ref=Link