Are you passionate about cooking?

The Exchange

We are a newly opened, 100% Plant-based food cafe. The restaurant is right on the beach! Ayampe is a small surf town in Ecuador, one of the best places in the world for surfing. If you've always wanted to learn surfing, then this is the perfect place... I learned surfing here in two weeks! Help required in cooking, serving, and bartending. You will be working either in Kitchen or in the bar serving drinks & food.


30 hours of help per week

Kitchen Hand: Help prepare, finish and serve meals.

Cleaning: Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.

Reception: Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.

Bartending: Make and serve drinks and help maintain the beverages inventory.

What you get

2 days off per week

Private Room: You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Discounts on Drinks: Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.


Beginner English or Beginner Spanish

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

You will be staying in a beautiful house, the room has private bathroom and wifi. Free breakfast, Lunch and dinner for 5 days a week will be provided. In exchange, you will be working for 30 hours a week. The minimum commitment is for 4-6 weeks.