Head Barista


Are you ready to get back to work & join our growing family of restaurants.

An exciting opportunity awaits. We are searching for a dedicated & experienced BARISTA to join our team & support with the set up & opening of our this fantastic new opening in LEYTON.

FIGO at its heart is a family owned, neighbourhood restaurant which reflects both the traditional & modern aroma of “cucina Italiana” upscale with a buzzing atmosphere.

Like our food we are looking for someone who is authentic & as such, you must share our traditional Italian values & culture - believe in genuine hospitality, exude natural warmth, be extremely chatty, and be comfortable with guest engagement.

The role will involve overseeing the CAFETERIA, which will be an exciting coffee & pastry part of the business, & offer up the potential for restaurant as a whole.

The role would suit a candidate who has experience of both volume & quality coffee within a busy restaurant/cafeteria operation

You must be flexible and able to work weekends and evenings and be able to travel to East London within a reasonable commutable distance, please state your willingness to travel, re-locate in application.

Head Barista responsibilities and experience include:**

  • Previous supervisory/leadership responsibilities.
  • Coffee obsessed with the skills o execute most forms of latte art at a high level
  • Develop the team to deliver multiple drinks in timely manner to spec.
  • Passionate & Knowledgeable of different coffee types/blends/roasts/milk
  • Opening and closing procedures and operation barista responsibilities
  • Experience in espresso machine and grinder cleaning and upkeep


  • Working with a close knit team
  • A highly competitive remuneration package
  • Joining an evolving brand that you can grow with
  • Extensive career development and training opportunities
  • A non-corporate environment
  • Delicious Italian cuisine

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