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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

1. Wow our team, guests, and partners

We uncover what’s important to people and look for opportunities to do what makes them feel special and valued.

2. Push Past Limitations to Find a Better Way

We challenge ourselves to think beyond our current approach in order to improve continuously.

3. Embrace Diversity and Curiosity

We are inclusive and love learning about diverse people, cultures, and ways of thinking.

4. Play to Our Strengths

We create opportunities for team members to hone their innate talents, and to achieve excellence.

5. Be proud ambassadors of our home, Vancouver

We have a deep love for Vancouver and are excited to introduce our city to others.

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

Available Positions

  • FOODIE TOUR GUIDE

    Hi Foodies!

    Is your love for food becoming an unhealthy obsession? Are you a charismatic and passionate story-teller who enjoys sharing your love for food? If that’s the case, Vancouver Foodie Tours has an amazing opportunity for you! We are looking for a part-time Tour Guide to join our growing team and help us continue our work of delivering fun and delicious food experiences to our guests.

    Vancouver Foodie Tours is rated as one of the world’s best food tour operators and is entering an exciting phase of growth! Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will play a vital role in leading multiple culinary tours that showcase the best that the Lower Mainland has to offer. As a Tour Guide, you will be sharing your passion for food, people, and delivering memorable experiences.

    What you will get to do:

    – Work closely with the Operations Manager and Tour Champion in executing amazing culinary tours throughout the Lower Mainland.

    – Uphold our Brand Promise to provide fun, delicious food experiences that connect guests to the spirit of Vancouver and its people.

    – Learn all about Vancouver history, architecture and food through our “Serious Foodie Training” that will get you up to speed.

    – Resolve any challenges that may arise during tours by working collaboratively with our Operations team and external stakeholders to maintain our guests’ satisfaction.

    – Share your love of food!

    What you will have:

    – A proven track record of creating memorable experiences for customers and team members.

    – You are a natural problem solver and can handle challenges with ease and grace.

    – Friendly and welcoming attitude with the ability to hold an audience.

    – Excellent communication skills and the ability to speak confidently to a group of 2-16 people

    – Consistently present yourself and act in a professional manner.

    – Punctuality and the ability to manage a flexible schedule.

    – Able to stand for long periods of time and walk distances

    Nice to have:

    – Previous experience working in the food and beverage, tourism, or hospitality industry.

    – Knowledge of Vancouver’s culinary scene along with its history.

    – Have lived in Vancouver or Richmond for the past three years.

    – Conversational Mandarin and/or Cantonese language skills are preferred

    What’s in it for me?

    – Complimentary access for you and a 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 and professional development workshops.

    – Fun team-building events to build your culinary prowess and knowledge of Vancouver.

    – Exclusive staff discounts on Granville Island.

    – Flexible schedule.

    Additional Information:

    You must have open availability on Saturday and Sunday plus two other weekdays to host 3.5 to 4.5 hour-long tours. New guides will be assigned 1-3 tours each week depending on volume during the peak summer months.

    How to Apply

    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 2020

    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. Are you a native English Speaker, and can speak conversational Mandarin or Cantonese?

     

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