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.

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.

 

Generate Happiness and Appreciation

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

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.

 

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!

    Do you love making people happy because acts of kindness fuel your soul? Would you love it even more if you can uplift communities and build relationships over delicious food?

    If you are a charismatic and passionate story-teller who enjoys sharing your love for local food, culture and history, Vancouver Foodie Tours has an amazing opportunity for you! We are looking for part-time Tour Guides to join our team to deliver fun and delicious food experiences to guests.

    Vancouver Foodie Tours is rated as one of the world’s best food tour operators. You will play a vital role in leading multiple culinary tours that showcase the best that Granville Island, Gastown and/or the Richmond Asian Food Scene have to offer. As a Tour Guide, you will be sharing your passion for food and people, while delivering memorable experiences.

    What You Will Get To Do:

    • Work closely with the President and General Manager to execute amazing culinary tours in Granville Island, Gastown and/or Richmond.
    • Uphold our Brand Promise to provide fun, delicious food experiences that connect guests to Vancouver. 
    • 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.
    • Generate happiness and appreciation for guests, team members and partners.
    • Share your love of food and community!

    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.

    What You Will Have:

    • A proven track record of creating rewarding 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 people. 
    • Consistently act in a professional manner.
    • Punctuality and the ability to manage a flexible schedule. 
    • Ability to stand for a few hours and walk 2-3km.

    Nice To Have:

    • Previous experience working in the tourism, or hospitality industry.
    • Knowledge of Vancouver’s culinary scene and history.
    • Have lived in Vancouver or Richmond for the past three years.
    • Conversational French, Spanish, Mandarin and/or Cantonese are an asset.

    Additional Information:

    You must have open availability on Saturday or Sunday plus two other weekdays to host 2 to 4 hour-long tours. New guides will be assigned 1-4 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 jobs@foodietours.ca. Use the following format in the email subject line: Your First Name Last Name: Tour Guide Application 2024

    1. A witty explanation of why you’d make the perfect food tour guide. Show us your awesome personality!
    2. Resume
    3. Day(s) of the week you are available
    4. Are you a native English speaker, and do you speak additional languages?
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Joyce – Manager, Special Projects

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