Cool restaurants in Western Canada that are currently hiring

Here's your chance to work at some of Western Canada's most buzzworthy eateries

It’s no secret that Canada’s hospitality industry has been among the hardest hit by the recent hiring crisis, and while we completely understand having some hesitancy to enter the world of food and beverage during our current climate, many of the country’s top culinary destinations are currently offering a variety of incredible employment opportunities. 

In addition to going above and beyond in terms of COVID-19 protocols to create safe work environments, the locations on our list also offer aspiring hospitality professionals a chance to train and grow alongside some of the nation’s most accomplished culinary minds. 

Whether you’re looking to launch a culinary career in an acclaimed kitchen, learn the ropes of restaurant management, or you’re returning to the food and beverage business after taking some time off, there has arguably never been a better time to join Canada’s world-renowned hospitality community.

Alimentaria Mexicana (Vancouver)

In addition to its prime location on Granville Island, the newly-launched Alimentaria Mexicana offers both its employees and guests a chance to be a part of an immersive cultural journey into the heart of Mexico while celebrating the diversity that makes Canada unique. 

The buzzworthy new eatery is currently looking for serving staff to join the vibrant workplace culture and community that owner Ernesto Gomez and chef Martín Vargas have established within the Alimentaria team. 

Kitchen Table Restaurants (Vancouver)

With an award-winning portfolio of top Vancouver dining destinations, Kitchen Table Restaurants offers a tremendous opportunity to work with some of Canada’s best chefs within an ever-growing network of highly respected restaurants. 

Kitchen Table is currently looking to fill a number of front of house and back of house positions at all of their Vancouver eateries, but they are primarily seeking ambitious cooks to join the kitchen crews at Di Beppe, Pizzeria Farina, Ask for Luigi, Pourhouse, giovane bacaro, Miantiao, and Farina a Legna.

Resumes can be submitted via email.

Potluck Hawker Eatery (Vancouver)

Since opening their doors for the first time last summer, Potluck Hawker Eatery and chef Justin Cheung have solidified their status as one of–if not the–premier destination for Southeast Asian street food fare in Vancouver.

The recent winner of Vancouver Magazine’s Best Casual restaurant is looking for creative and passionate-minded individuals to take on positions that range from cooks and dishwashers to servers and hosts.

Cover letters and resumes can be submitted via email.

St. Lawrence (Vancouver)

As one of the country’s most renowned restaurants, Vancouver’s St. Lawrence is an ideal location to launch a culinary career. The award-winning French-Quebecois institution is currently looking for a new full time cook, and we couldn’t think of a better crew to cut your culinary teeth with than chef Jean-Christophe Poirier and his talented team.

Resumes can be submitted via email.

Concorde Group (Calgary)

Although their Career Fair recently wrapped, several establishments within Concorde Group’s celebrated Calgary-based portfolio are still accepting applicants for a variety of positions in the front of house, back of house, and management. 

From acclaimed eateries like Pigeonhole, Model Milk, and Bridgette Bar to popular hangouts like National, Palace Theatre, and Clive Burger, to new concepts like Major Tom and the soon-to-be-open Lonely Mouth, if you’re looking for employment opportunities in Calgary’s hospitality industry, Concorde Group should be at the top of your list.

Find a comprehensive list of Concorde restaurants and the positions they are hiring for here.

Biera (Edmonton)


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After 18 months without hosting events, Edmonton’s Biera and Blind Enthusiasm Brewing are now ready to re-open their shared event space in the Ritchie Market, and are currently on the hunt for a new event manager and event chef. 

Not only do both positions come with full-time benefits, having a chance to work alongside one of the country’s top chefs in Christine Sanford and her award-winning culinary team is an opportunity any aspiring hospitality professional shouldn’t sleep on.

Cover letters and resumes can be submitted via email.

Gusto North (Winnipeg)


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Winnipeg’s Gusto North is looking to fill a number of roles, including management positions, servers, bartenders, and hosts. Although experience is required for higher level positions, the popular Hargrave St. Market eatery offers thorough training for all entry level positions.

Resumes can be submitted via email.