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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!

    Do you love making people happy because acts of kindness fuel your soul? Would you love it
    even more if you can create joy and connections 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 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. After pausing the
    business during the pandemic, we are now ready to restart Vancouver Foodie Tours in Spring
    2022, while adhering to all health and safety protocols. Reporting to the General Manager, you
    will play a vital role in leading multiple culinary tours that showcase the best that Granville Island
    and the Richmond Asian Food Scene has 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 and Richmond.
    ● Uphold our Brand Promise to provide fun, delicious food experiences that connect guests to
    the spirit of 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 to maintain our guests’ satisfaction.
    ● Share your love of food!

    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 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 people
    ● Consistently present and act in a professional manner.
    ● Punctuality and the ability to manage a flexible schedule.
    ● Ability 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 and history.
    ● Have lived in Vancouver or Richmond for the past three years.
    ● Conversational Mandarin and/or Cantonese language skills are an asset.

    Additional Information:

    You must have open availability on Saturday and Sunday plus two other weekdays to host 2 to 4
    hour-long tours. New guides will be assigned 1-3 tours each week depending on volume during
    the peak summer months.

    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
    2022

    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 can speak conversational Mandarin or Cantonese?

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  • SALES COORDINATOR

    Vancouver Foodie Tours is recognized as one of the world’s top food tour operators by Forbes and TripAdvisor. After pausing the business during the pandemic, we are now ready to restart Vancouver Foodie Tours in Spring 2022.  

    Granville Island Delivery Co. creates beautiful gift boxes using artisanal products from Granville Island merchants. We have been recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine, CBC, and Vancouver Sun for our outstanding service in supporting our community throughout the pandemic. We are proud to uphold a 99% customer satisfaction rating.

    This role will involve working across both brands and is a great opportunity to develop your sales skills or if you have an interest in a career in business development.

    What You’ll Do

    • Reach out to customer leads through cold calling explaining benefits of our offering
    • Schedule appointments for team to meet with potential clients
    • Track all sales activities in company CRM system and keep current by updating account information in real time
    • Communicate customer and prospect product pain points 
    • Supply management with reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services
    • Meet and/or exceed quotas
    • Conduct online marketing research on the new business leads
    • Continuously improve through feedback

    What You’ll Have.

    • Excellent communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, and organizational skills
    • A passion for customer service and 

    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
    • 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​​

     

    Who You Are

    • Solutions-driven critical thinker and problem solver
    • Curious and excited for continuous learning
    • A collaborator and team player who works well with others to deliver results meaningfully 

    If you’re interested – so are we! 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: Sales Coordinator 2021

    1. An explanation on why you’d make a great Sales Coordinator (No more than 250 words)
    2. Which of our Core Values resonates with you most
    3. Resume

    Note; This opportunity is a mix of remote and in office hours based on the demands of the business and current public health orders. Part time and full time opportunities available. 

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  • CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE SPECIALIST

    Customer Experience Specialist

    Vancouver Foodie Tours is recognized as one of the world’s top food tour operators by Forbes and TripAdvisor. After pausing the business during the pandemic, we are now ready to restart Vancouver Foodie Tours in Spring 2022.  

    Granville Island Delivery Co. creates beautiful gift boxes using artisanal products from Granville Island merchants. We have been recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine, CBC, and Vancouver Sun for our outstanding service in supporting our community throughout the pandemic. We are proud to uphold a 99% customer satisfaction rating.

    This role will involve working across both brands. 

    What You’ll Do 

    • Coordinate private tour, team building and group booking requests
    • Clearly communicate and guide clients on their gifting journey as a trusted advisor
    • Responsible for all aspects of customer experience including communication, preparing quotes and proposals for both Vancouver Foodie Tours & Granville Island Delivery
    • Gifting vendor & tour vendor/ third party relationship and coordination support
    • Develop a thorough understanding of customer industry trends, best practices and business goals with a focus on how team building and gifting programs drive business value and ROI
    • Operations support, product ordering, inventory management and shipping coordination
    • Administration, customer invoicing, reporting, software and systems troubleshooting
    • Product sourcing and continuing to evolve our local product line up 
    • Packing and fulfillment when needed to support in peak delivery times 

    What You’ll Have

    • Sound experience in corporate and consumer customer service environment 
    • Solid written, communication and presentation skills 
    • A proven track record of creating memorable experiences for customers
    • Polished presentation to service corporate clients
    • Technically savvy and can navigate new software and systems (Shopify or FareHarbor experience an asset)
    • Strong administrative and operations experience in a support role 
    • High emotional intelligence, and awareness of self and others
    • Ability to proactively anticipate the needs of customers  
    • Customer focused and demonstrates a desire to proactively help and serve internal/external stakeholders 
    • Resilience and tolerance for change/ambiguity and can effectively cope with change, finding ways to advance work and projects

    Who You Are

    • Solutions-driven critical thinker and problem solver
    • Curious and excited for continuous learning
    • Handles pressure with ease 
    • A collaborator and team player who works well with others to deliver results meaningfully 

    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​​

    If you’re interested – so are we! 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: Customer Experience Specialist Application 2022

    1. An explanation on why you’d make a great Customer Experience Specialist (No more than 250 words)
    2. Which of our Core Values resonates with you most
    3. Resume
    4. Expected hourly rate

     

    Note; This opportunity is a mix of remote and in office hours based on the demands of the business and current public health orders. The office is located on Granville Island and may require weekend work from time to time. This is a full time position.

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Check out our team adventures

“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 – Manager, Special Projects

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