The Canvas is looking for a sous chef to join our team in the kitchen of our vegan cafe.

About the job: You will be working in our Vegan Cafe which is part of The Canvas space just off Brick Lane. This means you will be working in a social enterprise where we unite people to solve local problems and contribute to wider global progress; we provide space for the launch of new projects around mental health and wellbeing, run events in positive social change, and are active in our community, providing help wherever we can. Your role will include cooking for take away orders, customers dining in as well as our many community related meals. We believe in change and so do you!

What do you bring to the table:

Someone with experience in baking and cooking breakfast/lunch meals.

Must be comfortable with vegan practices.

Experience working as part of a fast-paced environment, cooking for take away orders and customers dining in.

Decorating cakes and bakes to ensure beautiful and tasteful presentation.

Ensuring their section of the kitchen adheres to safety and health regulations.

Flexible working hours, including weekends and evenings, when necessary.

Most importantly, we are looking for passionate and dedicated people who love food!


35-40 hours

Free Food at work

Staff discount

You will be part of our family and join our community projects.

Tagged as: baking, chef, cooking, food and hospitality

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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