We are looking for a passionate & fun person to join our Team in Sydenham, our new sister site. We are opening up a second café which is in partnership with a local not for profit yoga studio called Dragonfly Yoga.

Currently there are no cooking facilities so your job will be to work closely with our Head chef  in our Brick lane  site in organising ready to eat cooked prep, to assemble toasties , wraps and mainly counter food, with the addition of granola bowls and decorating of cakes etc.

The ideal candidate will need to have some knowledge in coffee making , however training will be supplied.

A level 2 food hygiene would be beneficial, however we are able to supply training for that as well.

We want someone who is hugely focused and knows how to create great vibes. There are also heaps of opportunities to grow within the business. Loads of experience it’s not needed but knowing your way around a professional kitchen really helps.

You will be required to be flexible in terms of spending time in our bricklane site as well as Sydenham, although you will be mainly based in our Sydenham site


  • Food prep
  • Cleaning
  • Daily temp checks
  • Opening/closing checks
  • Day to day ordering
  • Menu development
  • Costing
  • Making coffees
  • Practicing good food hygiene standards
  • Being well communicative

If you thinking you are the right fit for this position contact us at : catering@thecanvascafe.org


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About The Canvas

The Canvas is a profit with a purpose social enterprise community venue and cafe in Spitalfields. We are a blank canvas for positive activism, hosting daily events such as live performance, workshops and talks, art exhibitions, yoga and meditation. Our 100% vegan cafe is open for breakfast and lunch 7 days a week serving homemade meals, cakes and brownies.

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