Akoko is a London-based restaurant that showcases West African cuisine with a contemporary twist. The menu blends traditional flavors and ingredients with modern culinary techniques, offering a unique dining experience. Akoko opened its doors in Fitrovia in 2021 by Aji Akokomi, and has since gained recognition for its innovative approach to African cuisine, attracting both local diners and international food enthusiasts.

Skills you'll develop

  • Greeting Guests: Welcoming guests and customers in a way that makes their presence acknowledged, ready to serve their needs or queries.
  • Customer Service: Delivering a friendly and professional service to ensure customers are acknowledged, informed and satisfied. Also receiving feedback in a visible way to make the customer feel heard.
  • Service Orientation: Knowing how to allocate your time to maximize total customer happiness. Demonstrating good Service Orientation is important for kitchen and front-of-house staff during surge times of service, reducing stress both for the team as a whole and for customers in sight of the operation.
  • Taking Phone Calls: Communicating with customers, suppliers and colleagues over the phone, ensuring a clear, courteous manner.
  • Accepting Payments: Efficiently take card or cash payments from customers in a controlled and trustworthy way, being sure to offer an optional receipt. Some contactless cards may require pin entry for different merchants, which can also be a safety check imposed by the card provider.


£33,000 annually, including service


21 Berners St, London W1T 3LP (Google Maps)

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