New West’s Award-Winning ‘El Santo’ On Lookout For Servers, Restaurant Manager


The GOODS from El Santo

New Westminster, BC | el Santo is currently seeking an experienced Restaurant Manager to oversee day-to-day operations, as well as professional, engaging, friendly servers. Details for both positions – and how to apply – are below.


Under the guidance of the Managing Director the Restaurant Manager is responsible for the day-to–day operations of the restaurant with an emphasis on service. Regular duties will include but are not limited to overseeing operations including; training and development of the front of house team, ensuring guest satisfaction, involvement in marketing and promoting the restaurant and involvement in the community.

Key Responsibilities

– Hands on floor management

– Scheduling, ordering, maintain inventory and POS

– Create floor plans, conduct pre-shifts and manage labour

– Continual development of staff through on-going coaching and performance reviews

– Demonstrate leadership in action and through conscious communication

– Provide exceptional service by anticipating guests needs and exceeding their expectations

– All other key areas as required by the Managing Director

Qualifications and Experience

– Minimum 2 years management experience in a high volume, full service restaurant

– Attention to detail and consistency

– Ability to create and execute systems

– Proven problem solving abilities

– Excellent interpersonal skills, initiative, positive, written and verbal communication

– Computer savvy and organized with an understanding and adherence of laws and requirements related to labour, health and safety and the sale of liquor

– ISG or WSET is an asset

– Catering and/or event planning experience is an asset

– An understanding of Spanish is an asset

This position requires flexible, full time availability. This is a salaried position with eligibility for gratuity.

Please email your resume and cover letter to if you are seeking a stimulating and rewarding career in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.


el Santo is hiring Servers to assist in Front of House operation.

Key Responsibilities

– Consistently offer professional, engaging and friendly service to build relationships and drive regular clientele

– Provide timely, personalized, friendly and efficient food and beverage service to our guests.

– Maintain work section in an orderly and timely manner (clearing tables, refreshing beverages, removing food items)

– Complete side duties in timely manner (side stations properly stocked).

– Assist colleagues in daily tasks as required

– Bring any concerns to the attention of the Restaurant Manager (related to internal or external guests and/or food or service quality)

– Be Health & Safety conscious and actively involved in maintaining a safe work environment

Qualifications and Experience

– Minimum 2 years experience in a high volume, full service restaurant

– Must have Serving It Right Certificate

– Wide range of knowledge in wine, beer and spirits required 

– Computer literate and experienced with POS required

– Proven passion and creativity for excellent customer service and hospitality

– Excellent interpersonal skills, initiative, positive attitude, excellent written and verbal communication, professional appearance, grooming

– Excellent work ethic, organized, strong administration, dependable, flexible

– Knowledge of Mexican Cuisine is an asset

Please email your resume and cover letter to if you are seeking a exciting and rewarding career in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

*Please clearly note what position you are applying for and what your availability is when applying.



 680 Columbia St, New Westminster, BC V3M 1A8
Telephone: 604 553 1849  | Email:
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Hours: Sunday to Thursday 11:30am – 10pm & Friday, Saturday 11:30am – 11pm


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Alejandro Diaz- Owner
Shane King – Executive Chef
Sam Fabbro – Executive Sous Chef



Taking home Gold for best Latin restaurant at this year’s Vancouver Magazine Awards, el Santo is located in historic New Westminster, British Columbia, at 680 Columbia St. Open seven days a week, el Santo offers menu items that will intrigue all taste buds. With vegan and gluten free options and a kid’s menu, el Santo showcases both the diversity of Mexican food and the fresh, local, and sustainable ingredients of the West Coast in creative dishes and a welcoming dining room.

Check out our ever-changing menu filled with contemporary Mexican cuisine and more about our story at

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