‘Sai Woo’ Is On The Lookout For FOH And BOH Staff In Chinatown


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Vancouver, BC | Sai Woo is looking for passionate staff to join our team in historic Chinatown. FOH and BOH positions available immediately! Recently nominated as one of Canada’s Top Ten Restaurants by enRoute Magazine so it is exciting times at The Woo! Also now open is our 75 seat hideaway Woo Lounge on Fridays and Saturdays and private bookings. We are also starting brunch service on Sundays on Feb 14th.

If you have experience in a fast paced environment and excel under pressure, we’d love to hear from you.

We’re are looking for experienced front-of-house staff…Servers, Bartenders, Expediters and Support staff with a smile on their face and who present themselves professionally. Hosts and support staff without experience may apply if confident and possess a willingness to learn. Apply to kat [at] saiwoo.ca.

BOH we are looking for cooks, dishwasher and a chef de partie. Apply to keev [at] saiwoo.ca. Located at 158 East Pender St. at Main St. Sai Woo offers a Contemporary Asian Menu and an innovative bar program. We also have a downstairs … The Woo Lounge, a 75 seat hidden gem. This is a great opportunity to join a growing company that promotes from within.

To please forward server, support, host and expo resumes to kat [at] saiwoo.ca and copy salli [at] saiwoo.ca. Please forward Bar and Bar back resumes to dave [at] saiwoo.ca and copy salli [at] saiwoo.ca. Please forward cook resumes to keev [at] saiwoo.ca and copy brandon [at] saiwoo.ca You can also visit our careers page: saiwoo.ca/careers. Thank-you for your interest in Sai Woo! Look forward to meeting you!



158 E Pender Street | Vancouver BC | V6A 1T3 | CANADA
Telephone: 604 568 1117 | Email: DOYOU@SAIWOO.CA
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Hours: Monday – Sunday, 5pm – midnight


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Owner | Salli Pateman
General Manager |  Katherine F. Barnes
Sous Chef | Brandon Pham
David Truscott | Bar Manager



In the heart of Chinatown an historic storefront conceals the secrets of Sai Woo. Our modern dining room serves globally-inspired cuisine created with fresh ingredients and surprising, lighthearted twists. Cocktails are crafted with precision using top-shelf liquors, fine teas, and exotic fruits. The original Sai Woo Chop Suey first opened its doors in 1925 and flourished as a local hangout for decades, preserving some of Vancouver’s oldest history. Our location is also remembered as the popular New Town Bakery but today, Sai Woo brings new life to this historical landmark with a modern and innovative menu.

We offer a 113-seat main floor dining area, bar, and Chef’s Table with a 75-seat lower lounge and bar, designed by the masterminds at Falken Reynolds along with Anna Walentowicz at Domain Creative. Restaurateur and owner Salli Pateman, formerly of Yaletown’s Section (3) of 18 years, has immeasurable industry experience with a solid team of expertise at her side. Award winning bartender Justin Anello oversees the bar, Shilo Francis and Tracey Page manage the front-of-house and Chef Keev Mah leads the kitchen.


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“Today, Sai Woo is a long drink of fabulous space. The lighting by Lukas Peet (gigantic floating “buttons”) is striking. Moreover and more importantly, the food lives up to the room.” Mia Stainsby, Vancouver Sun

“Sai Woo, with its mix of old and new, plays a part in the rediscovery of the neighbourhood’s cultural charm. What was once buried has now resurfaced, resulting in a new staple in Vancouver dining.” Whitney Millar, Montecristo Magazine

“Sai Woo, a smart, softly modern Pender Street emporium that balances contemporary fare with a side of subtle nostalgia.” Tim Pawsey, Hired Belly

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