Line Cook for Trendy Yaletown Plant-Based Restaurant

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Date Posted: 09-07-2017

Bringing a plant-based, healthy and organic community restaurant to Vancouver. ZEND is a botanical hub that innovates what FOOD means. Our food is vegan but you’ll never know it! We incorporate rich and nourishing flavours while being adaptable to anyone’s dietary needs. We are also Canada’s first Kava bar. In the heart of Yaletown, ZEND is making a statement with our path away from alcohol - we serve our namesake elixir as the go-to calming drink after your long work day. If you are passionate about food, changing people’s perspective on health and nutrition and have a loving personality, this is the job for you!

Core Responsibilities (Not Limited to): 
  • Working with Raw food - prepping ingredients, assembling required dishes quickly, etc
  • Cleaning and organizing the kitchen 
  • Being the Head Chef's right hand in bringing innovation and care into our plant-based kitchen 
  • Efficiently cooking and creating dishes when ordered 
  • Communication clearly with the front of house and the rest of the kitchen staff with the stock of ingredients, the organization of restaurant, etc.
  • Opening/Closing duties including any food safety and regulatory duties 
  • Giving out ideas on our seasonal features and being a team player with it comes to creativity with food
Who are you? 
  • You are someone who understands and values the health and benefits of food. 
  • You are dynamic and social and work well on your own and in a team.
  • You love to create and experiment with innovative ideas.
  • You take direction well and enjoy a continuously evolving environment.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Able to work quickly and efficiently
  • Comfortable talking to tables and running food.
  • At least 2 years experience working in the industry
  • Basic knife skill understanding
  • Knowledge in raw food preferred but not required.
  • Looking for part time or full time depending on skill level and availability. 
Location: 1130 Mainland St, Yaletown
Let us know why you are "ZEND" and be sure to stop by the lounge to try our signature Zend Elixir before your interview.


We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that values the strength that diversity brings to a workplace. All qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law, are strongly encouraged to apply.
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