Create stronger, happier, more engaged teams

HeyTaco brings people together and helps teams recognize each other, have a little fun, and celebrate on Slack logo Slack and Microsoft Teams logo Microsoft Teams.

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Invigorate your team with acts of kindness

HeyTaco sparks conversations and builds stronger relationships with its fun and unconventional kindness currency...tacos! ๐ŸŒฎ

Lars 9:31 AM
Thanks Koko for having close attention to detail and going the extra mile! taco emoji
Felix 9:32 AM
Ned taco emojitaco emoji for adding the best employee recognition app ever!
Tilly 9:34 AM
Fitz taco emoji for taking this project and running with it, even if it feels like youโ€™re running in place.

How it works


Everyone has five virtual tacos to give out each day. Give people tacos to show gratitude and recognize everything from small wins to huge accomplishments.

Steps to taco success

Step 1. Add HeyTaco to either Slack or Microsoft Teams.

Step 2. Write glowing messages and include a taco emoji example in your messages to show praise and appreciation or to just simply put a smile on someone's face.

Step 3. Watch your team thrive.

Supercharge engagement with gamification

Your team will have fun recognizing each other with taco giving, receiving, and combined leaderboards.



Rank Person Total Tacos
1 Avatar Tilly 75 Taco
2 Avatar Fitz 65 Taco
3 Avatar Koko 49 Taco
4 Avatar Angus 35 Taco
5 Avatar Ned 26 Taco
6 Avatar Lars 25 Taco
7 Avatar Zane 22 Taco
Rank Person Total Tacos
1 Avatar Ned 102 Taco
2 Avatar Koko 100 Taco
3 Avatar Tilly 36 Taco
4 Avatar Zane 33 Taco
5 Avatar Lars 12 Taco
6 Avatar Fitz 11 Taco
7 Avatar Angus 3 Taco
Rank Person Tacos Given Taco Received Combined
1 Avatar Koko 100 49 149 Taco
2 Avatar Ned 102 26 128 Taco
3 Avatar Tilly 36 75 111 Taco
4 Avatar Fitz 11 65 76 Taco
5 Avatar Angus 3 35 38 Taco
6 Avatar Zane 33 22 55 Taco
6 Avatar Lars 12 25 37 Taco

Transform your team with Giver Mode โœจ

Giver Mode helps cultivate a giving-minded team by focusing on your givers. When enabled, only the taco-giving leaderboard is visible.

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Unlock powerful insights and bring values to life

HeyTaco's Open Tagging System allows you to track tacos tagged with custom values, initiatives, or anything else you can think of.

Tilly 12:42 PM
Thanks Ned for your #tacotastic leadership and always going the extra mile! taco emoji #taconaut #thankful

Custom-tailored rewards your team will love ๐Ÿ’

Just like your team, rewards should be special and unique. With HeyTaco, you can create meaningful rewards that are custom-built for your team.

Mystery box
Virtual cooking class
Music subscription

How much can HeyTaco save you on staff turnover?

Companies using HeyTaco report that 83% of their people feel appreciated. HeyTaco helps create recognition-rich cultures that retain employees and reduce turnover costs.

HeyTaco is a leader in Employee Recognition on G2

HeyTaco can reduce turnover by 26%

Investment return
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What customers are saying about HeyTaco

"Most fun way to engage people and encourage kindness"

We encourage collaboration in our membership community and we've tried, in the past, creating our own IP in the forms of gamification systems and applications and none were as easy to use and UI/UX friendly the way HeyTaco is. Our members are rewarded for helping others and working together which is what our community is all about.

Danielle C. Danielle C. Graphic Designer, Web Designer Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)

"A great way to celebrate and recognize your teammates!"

It helps our organization step out of the silos to engage with other departments. And with work already being easy enough to focus on negatives and the constant need to improve, HeyTaco is a great way to celebrate and recognize team members' accomplishments.

Andrew S. Andrew S. Sr. Sales Development Representative Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)

"A great way to stay connected virtually!"

HeyTaco provides an easy way for the entire team to provide recognition virtually, which is especially important now that we work across the U.S. and internationally! Being able to personalize our HeyTaco rewards and have them sent to our address is perfect for our virtual team.

Kara B. Kara B. Senior Marketing Manager Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)

"A great way to give kudos to your colleagues"

HeyTaco helps bridge the gap between giving a simple thank you, and going the extra mile to really show someone that you are thankful for them.

Sarah J. Sarah J. Client Support Specialist Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)

"Attitude of Gratitude: Brought out by HeyTaco"

A harmonious and cooperative workplace requires teammates who appreciate one another, and recognize how vital each one is to the organization. This is what HeyTaco has helped us achieve.

Jelson C. Jelson C. Customer Success Manager Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)

"Outstanding rewards program!"

HeyTaco is a great way to allow your employees to have something exciting to work towards! It also provides silly but awesome rewards to even reward you for giving out tacos! That encourages us to use it more as well!

Adrina B. Adrina B. Sales Development Rep Mid-Market(50-1000 emp.)

"Teammates + Tacos = Best Company Morale"

HeyTaco helps remote workers continue to connect and talk, even when we are not face to face. 100% remote work can be challenging/lonely, however, HeyTaco has kept us connected and in touch through it all.

Chelsea H. Chelsea H. CS Associate Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)

"Fun way to show some love and appreciation"

Easy way to show those around you some public praise and appreciation which encourages others to do so as well.

Grant L. Grant L. Account Manager Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)