Work with Us at Mama Florence!

We Currently have 2 open positions at Mama Florence.

All Applicants must speak fluent English and Italian.



Mama Florence, a renowned culinary school specializing in amateur cooking classes, entertainment, and team-building events, is seeking a very well organized, dynamic, chef to assist our head chef. This multifaceted role involves organizing and conducting cooking classes, managing the reception, overseeing space and maintenance, handling stock, and directly conducting classes. This position is ideal for candidates who are passionate about Italian cuisine and excel in a fast-paced, interactive environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in organizing and conducting a variety of cooking classes.
  • Deliver engaging and informative cooking classes, providing a memorable experience for participants.
  • Participate in the preparation and execution of show cooking, entertainment, and team-building events for companies.
  • Manage the reception area, ensuring a welcoming environment for guests.
  • Oversee space management, maintenance, procedures and stock levels.
  • Collaborate closely with the head chef and team to ensure smooth operation of all activities.

Essential Requirements:

  • Language Proficiency: Must possess an excellent level of English, capable of sustaining fluent and pleasant conversations. Proficiency in Italian is also required for foreign candidates.
  • Culinary Experience: Proven experience in cooking within the hotel/restaurant industry, along with specific culinary training.
  • Organizational Skills: Excellent organizational abilities with a strong sense of order, cleanliness and procedures is a number one MUST. 
  • Operational Awareness: Ability to focus on operational priorities and needs without losing sight of them.
  • Personable and Proactive: Sociable nature, proactive approach, and a positive, cooperative attitude, especially in problem-solving.
  • Customer-Focused: Enthusiasm for interacting with people, being welcoming and sharing knowledge.
  • Team Player: Strong skills in teamwork and collaboration.
  • Entertainment Skills: A propensity for creating a playful and fun atmosphere during show cooking and team-building events, without compromising order and procedure.

Offer & Benefits

  • Monday to Saturday hours according to weekly or bi-weekly schedule.
  • Generally 6 hours per shift with 1 possible double shift.
  • Holiday availability required, but generally the business tries to remain closed on Sundays and major holidays.
  • Contract "pubblici esercizi" full time 40hr: 13th 14th, paid vacation period, work sickness period, severance pay.
  • Indicative benchmark salary 27-30K Ral to be discusses based on experience.
  • Fixed-term employment until 31/10 with prospects of hiring with permanent contract after this period.

Applications that do not meet these criteria will not be considered.

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