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 well-established culinary school, is seeking a spirited and efficient Kitchen Assistant to support our chefs in conducting engaging and dynamic cooking classes. The role involves a blend of culinary support, space management, and contributing to an entertaining and educational environment for our clients. This position is ideal for individuals who are passionate about food, enjoy working in a fast-paced kitchen, and excel in customer interaction.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist chefs in the preparation and execution of cooking classes.
  • Help manage kitchen space, ensuring cleanliness and organization.
  • Assist in setting up and breaking down class areas before and after sessions.
  • Ensure all ingredients and tools are prepared and available for classes.
  • Provide an engaging and welcoming atmosphere for class participants.
  • Support the chef in maintaining an entertaining and informative class environment.
  • Assist with inventory management and stock replenishment.
  • Ensure compliance with food safety and hygiene standards.


  • Experience: Prior experience in a kitchen environment is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Must be personable, engaging, and capable of contributing to a fun and dynamic class atmosphere.
  • Organizational Ability: Strong organizational skills with a keen eye for detail.
  • Adaptability: Ability to adapt quickly to changing needs within the class and kitchen environment.
  • Team Player: Must work well in a team, supporting chefs and other staff members.
  • Language Skills: Good communication skills; proficiency in English is preferred.
  • Passion for Cooking: A keen interest in cooking and learning about Italian cuisine.
  • Physical Stamina: Capable of standing for extended periods and handling the physical demands of a kitchen setting.

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 24-28K Ral to be discusses based on experience.
  • Fixed-term employment until 31/10 with prospects of hiring with permanent contract after this period.

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