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JOBS AT TACOFINO

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:


Line Cook - Full Time

New Location! Mount Pleasant - Vancouver, BC

Tacofino is excited to announce that we will be opening a brand new 100+ seat restaurant in Mount Pleasant. Committed to creative food and inspired spaces, we will be creating a high-energy guest experience and are excited to share it with the Mount Pleasant community.

Our newest location will boast a large bar and comfortable laid-back dining room influenced by a mix of Spanish colonial style and folk art found in southwest Mexico and California. This location will have a brand new state of the art kitchen including charcoal grill. Our menu will draw inspiration from flavors found at beachside BBQs on the west coast of Vancouver Island, small alleyway cantinas, and street food from around the world.

We are on the lookout for great and positive individuals who are passionate about food, have a great work ethic, and want to be part of a positive and awesome workplace environment.

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
*Eligibility for Employee and Family Assistance Program
*Ongoing events and team sports
*A fantastic 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

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:

*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 preferred
*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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Dishwasher - Full Time

Venables - 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 the Lower Mainland.

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

What we offer:

*Competitive pay + tips
*Free meal per shift + discounts before and after
*Eligibility for extended health benefits
*A fantastic workplace environment and culture
*Opportunities for continued growth
*Flexible work schedule

About you: We are growing and have an opportunity for a great person who is looking to join our team as a Dishwasher. You believe in hard work, enjoy being part of a team, and like having fun.

Qualifications: We are growing and have an opportunity for a great person who is looking to join our team as a Dishwasher. and that will provide support with prep when needed You believe in hard work, enjoy being part of a team, and like having fun.

-Experience in food prep considered an asset

-A positive and professional attitude

-Dependable and proven experience working with a team

-Ability to work well under pressure

-Good communication skills

-Experience as a dishwasher in a fast-paced restaurant would be considered an asset


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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General Manager - Full Time

Vancouver, BC

We are looking for a great person to join our team as General Manager to bring energy, ideas, and experience. You are someone that recognizes that great guest experiences are achieved through your team and partnering closely with back of house leaders.

This position is open due to positive 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.

What we offer:
*Competitive salary
*Great bonuses
*Eligibility for extended health and dental benefits
*Eligibility for Employee and Family Assistance Program
*Eligibility for pregnancy and parental leave benefits
*A fantastic workplace environment and culture
*Opportunities for continued growth
*Work/life balance

You will be:

*Leading and supporting a team to achieve high levels of quality in service and food
*Providing ongoing training opportunities to develop employees’ product knowledge
*Promoting a positive work environment and culture by maintaining strong and supportive relationships with all team members
*Recognizing good performance and supporting employees when improvement is needed
*Providing staff orientations, ongoing training and development opportunities, and performance reviews for your team
*Holding and attending regular meetings with restaurant leadership team and Operations Manager
*Providing disciplinary action and performance management when warranted
*Maintaining an accurate and up-to-date plan of restaurant labour needs. Prepare schedules and ensure the restaurant is staffed for all shifts
*Responsible for ensuring that all financial and personnel/payroll related administrative duties are completed accurately, on-time and in accordance with company policies and procedures
*Adhere to company standards and service levels to increase sales, minimize costs, including food, beverage, and labour costs
*Creating schedules, tracking and maintaining clear records of vacation days, sick days and lieu days
*Ensuring compliance with health & safety, liquor laws, and Food Safe
*Performing and submitting bi-weekly inventories
*Creating reports and working with the accounting department
*Other duties as required

You are:
Humble:

*Receptive to and asks for feedback from all levels in effort to support personal and professional growth; has a strong sense of self-awareness

A true leader in every sense:
*Should be a role model and team player, leading by example, ready to work in any position without complaint; inspires people to be their best and encourages individuality
*Is able to perform well under pressure while maintaining a professional and positive attitude
*Is adaptable and able to manage and support others through change
*Creative and adaptable approach to the training staff. Able to identify and cater to different learning styles.

A strong communicator

*Strong two-way communication skills that is approachable; people feel comfortable in asking for help or general questions; able to manage difficult conversations and resolve conflicts
*Is able to build mutual respect between team members of all positions by communicating the importance of each role

A person who leads with core values:

*Leads through core values by creating a positive and safe workplace, partnering and supporting the local community, creating green initiatives, and looking at ways to increase sustainability
*Someone that respects diversity, inclusion, and teamwork:
*Leads with values by upholding an inclusive environment with the ability to inspire, motivate, develop, and manage a diverse team
*Values people for their unique differences and has a genuine appreciation for diversity and inclusion. Encourages team to contribute ideas. *Allowing space for people to be authentic and supported

Passionate:

*Is passionate about food, new ingredients, guest experiences and has a creative outlook
*Intuitive and able to anticipate the needs of people and team members in order to provide a genuine experience for all types of guests
*A person who thinks critically and pays attention to details:
*Has strong prioritization skills that ensure the smooth operation of your restaurant. Is able to effectively delegate tasks to ensure optimal efficiency
*Have a natural curiosity and willingness to learn new skills while promoting a culture of collaborative learning and adaptability. Able to identify learning opportunities and implement them

You have:

*A minimum of 4 years of recent restaurant experience in a General Manager capacity
*Serving it right
*Basic to intermediate experience with technology
*Experience with MS Word, Excel
*Experience with Optimum Control considered an asset
*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 join a fun workplace culture, then we invite you to apply for this role by submitting a resume.

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Food Truck Manager - Full Time

Venables - Vancouver, BC

We are looking for a great person to join our team as Truck Manager 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.

What we offer:

*Competitive salary
*Great bonuses
*Eligibility for extended health and dental benefits
*Eligibility for Employee and Family Assistance Program
*Eligibility for pregnancy and parental leave benefits
*A fantastic workplace environment and culture
*Opportunities for continued growth
*Work/life balance

You will be:

*Overseeing and coordinating the daily operations of the kitchen staff
*Working with the Catering Sales Coordinator in order to secure details of the event, including number of guests, permit requirements, location, allergies, and menu items
*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
*Inputting daily sales and providing tip out
*Maintaining all kitchen equipment, scheduling truck repairs, and ensuring truck is regularly serviced
*Maintain kitchen cleanliness and proper rotation of product
*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, hiring, orientations, ongoing training and development opportunities, coaching, and progressive discipline
*Maintaining food and labour targets as communicated by the Operations Manager and Executive Regional Chef
*Submitting daily ordering from both suppliers, internal production kitchen, and entering set invoices into inventory software
*Attending regular meetings with leadership team
*Ensuring compliance with health & safety, HACCP, and Food Safe
*Assist with maintaining up to date station pars, station prep lists, and temperature logs
*Maintaining kitchen systems and timelines for ordering, food production, station pars, equipment maintenance and opening/closing duties of all back of house staff
*Assist with the counting and submission of bi-monthly inventories
*Represent the interests and core values of the Company in the workplace at all times
*Other duties as required

You have:

*2 years in a leadership role in a fast paced & professional kitchen environment
*Class 5 drivers license with a clean driving record
*Basic knife skills
*Experience with inventory counts and ordering
*Food Safe Certification Level 2 considered an asset
*First Aid Level 1 considered an asset
*Culinary Arts or Red Seal Certification considered an asset
*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.

APPLY NOW

Sous Chef - Full Time

Mount Pleasant - Vancouver, BC

Tacofino is excited to announce that we have opened a brand new 100+ seat restaurant in Mount Pleasant. Committed to creative food and inspired spaces, we will be creating a high-energy guest experience and are excited to share it with the Mount Pleasant community.

We are on the lookout for a culinary for culinary leaders that will be a big part of our future. You are motivated by a passion for food, people, and leading a team to be their best.

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 salary
*Work/life balance
*Maternity and parental leave benefits
*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
*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 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 industry
*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 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.

APPLY NOW

Prep Cook - Full Time

Venables - 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 the Lower Mainland.

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
• Eligibility for Employee and Family Assistance Program
• A fantastic workplace environment and culture
• Flexible schedule
• Opportunities for continued growth

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 Prep 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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Kitchen Manager - Full Time

Venables - Vancouver, BC

Tacofino is growing and is looking for a Kitchen Manager to lead our prep kitchen located in Vancouver. We are looking for someone who has experience in leading kitchen operations, has experience in high volume food production, and is experienced in motivating and coaching individuals in being their best.

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 be a part of our journey.

What we offer:

*Competitive Compensation
*Work/life balance - Consistent schedule
*Eligibility for extended health and dental benefits
*Eligibility for Maternity and Parental leave benefits
*Eligibility for Employee and Family Assistance Program
*Great workplace culture with ongoing events and team sports
*Opportunities for continued growth

You will be:

*Ensuring high-quality and consistency of food and ensuring safe food handling procedures are being followed
*Leading a team to ensure production goals are met and managing day-to-day kitchen operations
*Maintaining strong communication with restaurant and food truck leadership; planning ahead to meet restaurant and truck orders
*Ensuring compliance to Tacofino's health and safety standards and HACCP
*Regularly auditing your location for cleanliness
*Providing training to team members and offering continued growth opportunities for improvement
*Ensuring proper storage procedures are being followed
*Maintaining accurate record keeping according to Tacofino's standards
*Ensuring team members are following appropriate policy and procedure and upholding positive workplace values
*Holding team members accountable and providing coaching where necessary
*Controlling food costs and managing labor costs to meet budget and volume
*Maintaining kitchen equipment and ensuring routine maintenance
*Other duties as required

You have:

*2-4 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.

APPLY NOW