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Applications for 2017 Foodie Tour Guides are currently closed. If you fit the description below, hiring for 2018 will open next January. We’d love to hear from you!
Foodie Tour Guide
Foodie Tour Guide applications are now closed for the 2017 season. Applications for 2018 open in January 2018!
You’re charming and entertaining, we’re hiring!
Can you command a crowd, make them laugh, and have everyone literally eating out the palm of your hand? Do you love Vancouver? Do you love food? If so, then this job is for you! Vancouver Foodie Tours is the #1 rated tour on TripAdvisor. We offer award-winning culinary walking tours of Vancouver’s tastiest neighborhoods.
We are looking for passionate, highly energetic and empathetic Vancouverites as Tour Guides. Positions are part-time. Applicants must possess strong leadership abilities, charisma, a wonderful sense of humor, excellent communication skills and a deep passion for Vancouver and our food scene. Our walking tours run year round, with peak season running from May to September.
Leading a food tour is a combination of quick thinking on your feet, advanced storytelling, and herding foodies from one location to the next, while ensuring everyone is having a fantastic time!
We provide you all the training and get you up to speed on Vancouver history, architecture and its incredible foods. 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. If you think you have the improv and leadership skills required, please apply before all available Tour Guide positions are filled!
Help transform the way the world experiences food.
Characteristics we look for:
• Fluency in English. Fluency in Japanese, Spanish or French is preferred.
• Responsible for conducting a fun, orderly and educational culinary and sightseeing walking tour for a maximum of 15 guests
• Knowledgeable and passionate about Vancouver’s culinary scene
• Familiarity with the city of Vancouver, including the history, culture and geography of the city. Must have lived in Vancouver for a minimum of three years.
• Be warm, friendly and welcoming to all guests and tasting location staff
• Solid first impressions
• Well-balanced communication skills
• Proficient voice control
Only applicants living close to downtown Vancouver and Granville Island area will be considered. Self-employed individuals and/or flexible schedules preferred.Close Window
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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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