Line Cook

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Los Angeles, United States (CA 90028)


Mama Shelter creates and choreographs lively accommodation and restaurant facilities on a daily basis. It already boasts 1036 rooms, 8 restaurants and 600 employees in 8 cities and 5 countries! It was created by the Trigano family and its strategy is one of deployment in city-center addresses. Mama Shelter offers its customers and partners the dual expertise of an hotelier and a restaurateur.

Its establishments are atypical places, where everyone feels at home. They are the result of a blend of influences, encounters, liberties, sensations and emotions. Each Mama tells the story of the city it is located in and the brand combines all kinds of influences: the authentic and rebellious atmosphere of Paris’ Saint Blaise district, the Mediterranean colors of Marseille, Lyon’s obsession with gastronomy, Bordeaux’s similar obsession with wine, Los Angeles' magic, Rio de Janeiro’s rhythm, Belgrade's energy and the magic of Prague.

More than simply rooms or restaurants, Mama Shelter is a living and meeting space, a true urban refuge that's not just beautiful, modern and lively but also popular, friendly and sexy. Curl up on our sofas and savour our sharing plates, enjoy a drink and relax, you can sleep like a baby... Mama takes care of everything!

Job Description

Mama Has A Job To Do

As a Cook and ambassador of the Mama brand, while representing the Company, you are expected to embody the Mama Spirit. Being genuine, kind, considerate, courteous, thoughtful, positive and respectful to ALL Mama Family Members, guests, vendors, contractors and anyone on the Mama Shelter premise is essential to you performing your position here at Mama Shelter satisfactory. This also includes being mindful of these characteristics while representing Mama Shelter at any time. Mama is like an urban kibbutz, providing our guests with a fun, friendly, personal human experience and Family with an exciting, enjoyable place to work and your attitude is vital to Mama’s success.


The Cook is responsible for cooking amazing food while adhering to the health and safety standard’s in Mama’s kitchen.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Cooks amazing food.
  • Engages in training to ensure Mama’s kitchen food and standards are executed properly.
  • Maintains a clean, organized and prepared work station at all times.
  • Work quickly and efficiently.
  • Works cleanly to minimize mess, waste and dangerous working conditions.
  • Communicates with Kitchen Management about any special needs, tasks or responsibilities (parties, events, special orders, etc.)
  • Communicates with other Mama Family Members to ensure food and standards are being maintained and executed in a timely fashion.
  • Completes all orders in a timely fashion per Mama Kitchen standards.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Statement:

At Mama Shelter, we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, the services we offer and our community. Mama Shelter is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

Preferred Experience


  • 1-2 years of prior experience in a high volume kitchen.
  • Willingness to work in a high pressure environment.
  • Desire to be cross trained.
  • Trustworthy, even-tempered.
  • Punctual.
  • Strong Attention to DETAIL and PASSION for food.
  • Solid work ethic.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the Mama Family Member to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to move quickly while utilizing safe lifting and twisting practices
  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to perform physical mechanics of cooking for extended periods of time
  • Ability to communicate verbally and hear
  • Ability to use close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus
  • Ability to taste and smell

Recruitment Process

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Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Los Angeles, United States (CA 90028)
  • Experience: > 2 years