The Gastronomic Gastown Tour is an official Canadian Signature Experience!

Perform at your highest potential.

Inspire others to do the same.

Vancouver Foodie Tours is comprised of a team of dedicated and passionate individuals who want to make a difference. We share and enlighten others through memorable culinary experiences, and constantly push boundaries to find a better way.

We have a whatever it takes attitude to get the job done, and we let what is best for our guests be our guiding light. We are a small but mighty team, where each team player is a key contributor with a unique skillset. We celebrate the unique strengths of each team member and constantly learn from one another.

Our Core Values

Create Memorable Experiences

Find a Better Way

Ambassadors of Vancouver

Life is too short to be in a job you don’t love.

This is how we roll. If this sounds like you, you’ll excel here.

 

Amazing culture

You want to work at a company with an amazing culture, one that encourages you to learn and grow with others that have a winning mindset.

PERFORM AT YOUR HIGHEST LEVEL

You want to feel supported, receive ongoing training and guidance to operate at the highest level. 

BALANCED LIFESTYLE

You want to have a great time, and enjoy a healthy, well-balanced lifestyle.

SUPPORTIVE TEAM MEMBERS

You want to work in a supportive team environment, where we set each other up for success.

CREATE MEMORABLE EXPERIENCES

You are thoughtful and professional. People remember you for how you make them feel.

SERVE THE GREATER GOOD

Uplifting others is in your blood. Your community inspires you.

 

Sound like the opportunity you have been dreaming about? Get in touch today!

Michelle Ng
President & Founder
Vancouver Foodie Tours

What’s it like to work with us?

WE’RE AMBASSADORS FOR VANCOUVER

We’re locals, welcoming the world to our city

ATTEND OUR FAMOUS EATING MEETINGS

Eating, learning, sharing…always!

MAKE A LASTING IMPACT

You’ll meet people from around the world and create memories that last a lifetime!

Available Positions

Applications for 2018 Foodie Tour Guides are now closed. Please hold your submissions until January 2019!

  • FOODIE TOUR GUIDE

    You’re charming and entertaining. We want you on our team!

    Winning characteristics you’ll have:

    – Warm, friendly and welcoming
    – Acute awareness of surroundings
    – Knack for controlling an audience
    – Well-balanced communication skills
    – Star-of-the-show mentality
    – Professional appearance
    – Familiarity with Vancouver’s food, history and culture
    – Have lived in Vancouver for the past three years

    How you will be supported:

    You’ll receive paid “Serious Foodie Training” which lasts approximately 3-5 weeks to get you up to speed on Vancouver history, architecture and food. Once you’re up and leading a food tour, you’ll be amazed that you’re getting paid handsomely for something so ridiculously fun and rewarding.

    Application Deadline:

    March 31 or when all positions are filled.

    Pay:

    Once hired and trained, Foodie Tour Guides receive on average $22/hr. Including gratuities, most guides average between $100-$135 per 2-3 hour tour.

    Perks:

    – Complimentary access for you and guest to key attractions, including discounts at hotels, offered through the Tourism Challenge Privilege pass
    – Complimentary food tour experiences around the world
    – Family and friends discount to Vancouver Foodie Tours
    – Eating meetings, events and workshops
    – Fun team building events to build your culinary prowess and to experience Vancouver like never before
    – Exclusive staff discounts at Granville Island
    – Flexible schedules

    Other Pertinent Information:

    You live in Vancouver and have a flexible schedule. You are available to lead a minimum of six tours weekly between April and October. This is a part-time role ending in October 2018, with the opportunity to be invited back for the Spring of 2019.

    Tours are 2 or 3 hours long and depart mostly between 9 am and 4 pm. Depending on start time, most tours end between 11 am and 6:30 pm. You’ll be hosting small groups of less than 15 guests on most tours.

    You own a mobile phone with internet access, have desktop/laptop-based internet access in your place of residence, and check your email several times per day.

    Apply Now:

    Please send a single email with ALL of the following information to [email protected] Use the following format in the email subject line: Your First Name Last Name: Tour Guide Application 2018

    1. A witty explanation on why you’d make the perfect food tour guide. Show us your awesome personality!
    2. Resume
    3. Day of the week you are available
    4. In addition to conducting tours in English, can you also host tours in Spanish or French?

     

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“Life at VFT? It’s fun, focus and food! We love to eat together, we love to learn new things, and we love Vancouver. Our team is everything and we have a blast!”

Joyce, Marketing Manager

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