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​​We aim to charm and delight our guests, and each other, through kindness, generosity, creativity and fun.

Our award winning restaurant is a small, intimate space with an open kitchen, serving exceptional quality food, outstanding wines and creative cocktails in a fun and unique manner. Our four boutique hotel rooms are located behind the restaurant, beside our rooftop kitchen garden, which allows us to provide our guests with a complete hospitality experience. We are honoured to have been selected as Canada's 'Best Destination Restaurant' and 37th Best Restaurant by 'Canada's 100 Best Restaurants' for 2022, Canada's 'Best Fine Dining Restaurant' for 2022 by the Trip Advisor Community, and  '4th Best New Restaurant in Canada' in 2019 by Air Canada's enRoute magazine at the 'Canada's Best New Restaurant' awards.

​​Our team is made up of an exceptional group of passionate and driven hospitality professionals who work closely to support each other and our guests. We work hard to ensure our team members stay happy and healthy, making sure that everyone has a good work – life balance. Pluvio is a positive workplace with opportunities for growth and development. We offer competitive wages with extended health and dental benefits, a daily family meal, longevity rewards, restaurant + room discounts and so much more.

Interested in joining our team but don't see a position available that suits your skills? Reach out to us anyway, we are always happy to discuss future opportunities.

(or more senior kitchen position)
full time, year round


What joining our team would look like:

We have a small kitchen team, led by Chef Warren Barr. We serve dinner only and have an ambitious culinary and service program, making everything from scratch and foraging local ingredients to us on our menu. We are always looking for inspiration, ways to improve and grow our offering, and expect our whole team to participate in the continued development of the restaurant and the guest experience. This is a great opportunity to work with some of the best Canadian ingredients in a unique setting, work with a passionate and driven team, learn from an award winning Chef and make an impact on a nationally recognized restaurant.

Our kitchen team can expect to work 45 - 50 hours per week over 4 days. This makes for long days but a 3 day weekend every week, giving our team the opportunity to explore and enjoy the West Coast, whether that means fishing, foraging, surfing, camping, cooking at home, tv marathons or video games!


Applicants should possess the following:

  • A passion for food

  • Curiosity and excitement to learn

  • Previous high level, fast paced, from scratch cooking experience

  • Desire to create memorable experiences and to inspire our team to do the same

  • The ability to work in a clean, organized and efficient manner and hold others accountable to those same high standards

  • The ability to take and give direction, follow and develop recipes, give instructions and adapt as needed


In this role, you will be:

  • Bringing your own unique experiences and ideas to the Pluvio team

  • Working directly with Chef Warren Barr + the kitchen team with the best local ingredients, to prepare food to a very high quality

  • Collaborating with Chef and the team to continue to improve the working environment and to build on an already exceptional culinary program

  • Working 4 days, 45-50 hours, per week, in our small 24 seat modern fine dining restaurant in the role of sous-chef

  • Responsible for the opening, closing + cleaning of the kitchen and working with the team during service to maintain the cleanliness, safety + organization of the kitchen

  • Responsible for upholding the high standards of food service and delivering an exceptional dining experience to our guests


Compensation / benefits:

  • Competitive wages: $48,000 - $55,000 per year depending on experience and position

  • Long term housing (private room in newly built home, walking distance to Pluvio / town / beach)

  • Tip pooling

  • Extended medical and dental benefits

  • Daily family meal

  • Restaurant + room discount

  • Family room rates

  • Longevity rewards

  • Annual wage increase

  • Annual team appreciation events

  • Annual winter closure (usually 3-8 weeks)

  • Dinner service only

  • A great team + positive working environment

To apply, email with your resume and a cover letter explaining what you will bring to our team and what you are looking to get out of the experience. Start date August - October, flexible for the right candidate.

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