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Meet The Team

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Avi

Delivery

Avi and his team delivers from the bakery to our branches and customers. Since he joined us he became punctual as a Swede.

Favorite fika: Coconut mountain

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Beni

Store manager

Raised in Israel by two Swedish parents, Beni was looking for his roots and found them at FIKA.

Favorite fika: Cinnamon bun

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Beniamin

Kitchen Manager

Our Saba-FIKA is a restaurant-veteran from Sweden, made Aliyah to Israel with his wife Galina. 

Favorite fika: Danish Rye bread

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Ethan

Baker

Our own hipster Ethan speaks 5 languages and loves knitting.

Favorite fika: Raspberry Caves

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Katrina

Counter Manager

All the way from Copenhagen. Katrina fulfilled her dream and made Aliyah to Israel. Katrina adds the red and white to the blue and yellow.

Favorite fika: Wienerbröd

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Miriam

Counter Manager

Miriam decided to make the big move and make aliyah to Israel from Sweden. After working many years as a lawyer she is now back in the hospitality business, from which she has vast experience in Sweden. Good decision Miriam!

Favorite fika: Gotland Bread

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Lior

Baker

Lior worked in the Israeli food industry for more than 20 years. Now he bakes Swedish breads at FIKA, and when he doesn't he fixes his car and does carpentry at home.

Favorite fika: Semla

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Emelie

Counter Manager

Despite her intensive passion for vikings and Swedish history, Emelie left Stockholm for Tel Aviv. Emelie has a degree in practical philosophy, so take the opportunity to have a chat about Kant's standpoint on ethics and metaphysics while ordering a cafe hafuch! 

Favorite fika: Cardamom bun

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Galina

Head of Operations

Working her whole adult life in the restaurant industry in Sweden. Lucky for us she made Aliyah a couple of years ago!

Favorite fika: Gingerbread cookie

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Lisa

Cold buffet manageress

Born in Lithuania. Lived in London for 7 years working in top-kitchens. Now doing magic in FIKA's kitchen.

Favorite fika: Smörrebröd

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Majutti

Pastry Chef

Twists a bun at lightning speed. Self-thought pastry chef that can beat the **** out of a Swedish pastry chef any day any time.

Favorite fika: Cinnamon Bun

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Michael

Founder/ CEO

One morning Michael woke up and decided to swap the TV-camera to a rolling-pin. And thus FIKA was born.

Favorite fika: Cardamom bun

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Tesfa

Night baker

The first to come to FIKA every morning. With out him, no bread, no pastries.

Favorite fika: Emmer sourdough 

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Tusia

Delivery

Tusia made aliya from Sweden in the 70's. She left a life long career at Teva to join us. She drives a stick like Schumacher and takes care of our Jerusalem pop-up.

Favorite fika: Chokladbiskvi

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Hadas

Pastry Chef

After working many years in many different Israeli pastry shops and bakeries Hadas finally found her true call; Sweden. She will soon dye her hair to blonde and start dancing the frog dance.. 

Favorite fika: Vegan Cardamom bun

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Astor

Cleaner

The hero of FIKA. Never misses a work day. Makes sure that our bakery is clean and organized every day.

Favorite fika: Saffron bun