Meet The Team

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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


Store manager

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

Favorite fika: Cinnamon bun


Kitchen Manager

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

Favorite fika: Danish Rye bread


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


Counter Manager

Former manager at Swedish coffee giant Löfbergs. Made Aliyah to Israel and is also a personal trainer with a fablaisse for health shots.  

Favorite fika: Vacuum cleaner


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


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


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


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


Head Baker

Mattias has been one of Sweden's top bakers for the past 25 years. As a member of the Swedish national baking team he has brought home numerous international prizes to Sweden.  A fanatic fan of Hammarby IF, aka Bajen. Since mid 2021 he is the head baker of FIKA.

Favorite fika: Rye bread


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


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


Night baker

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

Favorite fika: Emmer sourdough 



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



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

Favorite fika: Saffron bun