Current Vacancies

Part Time Chef


To start ASAP, 4-5 days per week (including weekend shift)


We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced cook who is able to create exciting lunches akin to the e5 style; locally grown seasonal dishes prepared for a busy service.


Health and Safety Level 2 desirable, but training can be organised, shifts are generally 7am-4pm and you will carry out a variety of tasks from cooking, preparation and making sandwiches.


Please email CV’s to with ‘CHEF’ in the subject line.






We are opening a new cafe and coffee roastery in the Poplar Union community arts centre, and we are looking for new staff to join our friendly team. 


Part time is 2-3 days per week // Full time is 5 days per week (including weekend shift)


We are looking for enthusiastic and a committed people who are keen to learn. 

The role will include talking to customers, making coffees, helping in the kitchen to prepare food, and keeping the cafe clean and tidy.

Training will be provided in all areas. Health and Safety Level 2 desirable, but training can be organised.


The team member will be paid London Living Wage £9.75 per hour.


Please email CV’s to with ‘TEAM MEMBER’ in the subject line.













Head Barista

E5 Bakehouse is looking for a Head Barista, that will be a key member of the cafe team and will contribute to the success of our bakery. You’ll lead our coffee offering and take pride in maintaining the highest standards with Your advanced skills and knowledge as well as deliver great customer service as a bakery team member.


– Coaching new and existing team members.

– Making sure the cafe team has a good understanding of our coffee – and share this with our customers.

– Focus on quality and consistency.

– Ordering stock & communicating with our E5 ROASTHOUSE based in Poplar

– A Thorough knowledge & Troubleshooting of the Coffee machine & Grinder

//we are a Living Wage Employer//

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Breakfast Chef


We’re looking for a passionate, enthusiastic breakfast chef to join our team!


If you’re a experienced, excited about a great, seasonal breakfast as much as we are and able to fly through a busy service, get in touch!

You’d be joining the Bakehouse during a thrilling time filled with new projects and gaining the chance to work with some of the best local and seasonal ingredients around.


To start in September, 4 days a week with some flexibility, including weekend days.


Email CVs to with ‘Breakfast Chef’ in the subject line





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