Move to Whistler this spring and work for one of BC’s most acclaimed restaurants for the past 26 years.

Bearfoot Bistro, Whistler’s premier fine-dining restaurant is growing its team. Be part of the action to deliver exceptional fine-dining value to guests in an award-winning dining room.

We offer year-round or seasonal employment, industry leading wages, extended health & dental benefits, signing bonus, RRSP / TFSA matching, staff accommodation, staff meals, staff discounts at our restaurant & hotel properties in Whistler and Vancouver.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:


Are you ready to take an exciting step in your hospitality career? The Bearfoot Bistro is currently looking for a talented and dynamic Sommelier that shares our passion for excellence and who infuses enthusiasm into Food and Beverage!

As a Sommelier you are an essential member of the Bearfoot Bistro team and dedicated to providing exceptional quality and service to our guests. You will be responsible for the recommendation on how to select the correct wine to pair with a particular dish or one that is suitable for the guess for that evening. You will explain the wine list and discuss various aspects about the wine selection. You will be highly trained in the respected field and will be responsible for making sure that the customer has an enjoyable wine experience. You will enjoy being on the floor during service, working alongside the team providing a seamless service for our guests.

Job Requirements

We are looking for candidates who have excellent personal presentation and interpersonal skills. Fluency in reading, writing, and spoken English is also required. The ideal candidate will have an outgoing personality and a can-do approach to any task! This position requires standing for the majority of the shift. This position requires an applicant with a flexible schedule and the ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays. The ideal candidate will also have a warm welcoming smile and a positive attitude!


  • Works and reports directly to the Wine Director/General Manager and Management team.
  • Wine service and assistance of 110+ page wine list during high volume dining hours.
  • Setup in preparation for dinner service in a 198+ seat capacity restaurant.
  • Aids in creating, serving and explaining wine pairings for the Chef tasting menu.
  • Keeping wine fridges and cellar full, orderly, and accurate for service and month end inventory.
  • Is on the floor during service to aiding and meeting the needs of our guests and to perform wine service.
  • Educates the team on our wines by the glass selection.
  • Complete knowledge and understanding of our new and regular clientele’s preferences and customizing our service for their special and unique occasions and experiences.
  • Conducting cellar tours, hosting Tasting Tours of Whistler and providing Champagne sabering instructions and demonstrations for our guests.

Preferred qualifications & skills

  • At minimum 2 years’ experience leading a premium food and beverage operation.
  • Exceptional communication skills, command of English language.
  • Hold a high-level, professionally recognized Sommelier certification from WSET, CMS, ISG or other valued equivalent.
  • Highly committed to a premium level of service and precise table side manners.
  • Comfortable with dealing with media, public speaking, and VIP guests.

Please send your resume to


The Restaurant Expeditor is responsible for ensuring the smooth and timely delivery of food from the kitchen to the dining room. The expeditor acts as a liaison between the kitchen staff and the wait staff, ensuring that orders are accurate and complete before they are sent out to customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with the kitchen staff and front of house team to ensure that guests orders are delivered in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate food delivery with the wait staff.
  • Check order allergies and modifications have been before they are sent out to customers.
  • Monitor the progress of orders and keep the wait staff informed of any delays or issues.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace, including the expediting station and any other areas of the kitchen as needed.


  • Previous experience working in a restaurant setting, preferably in a similar role.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time and lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.

Please send your resume to


Who are we? At Bearfoot Bistro, our passionate and professional employees work with confidence, ensuring impeccable dining and service. Considered one of Canada’s elite restaurants, featuring an inventive and sophisticated fine-dining menu and one of the country’s most complete wine-lists, Bearfoot Bistro looks for people like you, who can offer a truly unique experience for our guests.


  • Greeting and serving drinks to guests in a knowledgeable and professional way
  • Mixing drinks and controlling the beverage stock as per guidelines
  • Keeping up to date on promotions and restaurant menu
  • Handling cash and credit transactions
  • Complying with Serving It Right guidelines at all times
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Serving It Right
  • Previous bartending experience required
  • Passion for the food and beverage industry
  • Ability to work well under pressure

Perks and Benefits:

  • Staff discounts and industry perks
  • Daily staff meals and housing available
  • Fun and positive work environment
  • A dedicated and supportive leadership team

Please send your resume to


The Chef the Partie assists the Executive Chef in the smooth and efficient operation of the entire kitchen team and is responsible for maintaining and exceeding all standards of service and guests satisfaction.


  • Preparing and arranging food according to standards set by Executive Chef
  • Monitoring food holding, fridge and freezer temperatures
  • Keeping aware of daily functions in restaurant and catering
  • Ensuring quality and standard of food
  • Minimizing spoilage, waste and exercising portion control.
  • Ensuring fridges, freezers and work area are left in a tidy and organized manner.
  • Ensuring food is properly stored and wrapped
  • Rotating stock report to Executive Chef and Pastry Chef
  • Maintain effective communication within the kitchen management
  • Ensure highest quality and standard of food
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area and ensure proper food safe procedures are followed by all staff
  • Show creative input
  • Ensuring the Health and Safety of employees at all times
  • Highly reliable and responsible
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Professional demeanor and excellent communication skills
  • Physical Work may be required


  • Minimum 5 year experience in a similar role
  • Food safe level 1 certification
  • Ability to lift 25 kg
  • Ability to work 8-hour shift standing

Please send your resume to

Bearfoot Bistro
4121 Village Green
Adjacent to Listel Hotel
604 932 3433