Chef David Padilla
Cuisine: Modern Mediterranean
Momed, short for modern mediterranean, is a homage to the kitchens of the eastern Mediterranean and North Africa. Since 2010, Momed has introduced Los Angeles a fresh and sophisticated interpretation of a cuisine based on centuries old tradition of seasonal and farm to table dining.
Dine in or carry out, our passion for food, personalized service and a clean, modern aesthetic combines old world traditions to bring you a taste you can savor at brunch, lunch or dinner. From the arc of the Levant, from Athens to Marrakech, Eastern Mediterranean cuisine is synonymous with a healthy diet and where possible, all our ingredients are locally sourced, seasonal and organic. Momed is a place where old time leisure comfortably abides with new world convenience, so whether you drop in for a carry out or settle down for a feast you’ll be part of the bustle of a classic Mediterranean bistro.
As a graduate of the California School of Culinary Arts in Pasadena California, Chef David Padilla, has always embraced his native California roots in his lifestyle and approach to cooking. During his formidable career, he has developed his impressive culinary creativity and skills at other established California restaurants that include Fig at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel, Gordon Ramsey at the London Hotel, the Hillcrest Country Club and West at Hotel Angelino.