Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza
251 South Olive Street
Los Angeles, California 90012


Chef Simon Warren

Caribbean barbecue


Chef Simon Warren brings over seventeen years of professional culinary experience to the Omni Los Angeles where he holds the position of Executive Chef for this Four-Diamond luxury hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Warren oversees the culinary direction for the hotel’s three restaurant outlets, in-room dining, and banquet and catering events up to 800 people. Warren started his career in Atlanta where he studied Culinary Arts at the Art Institute of Atlanta. Warren subsequently worked at the prestigious Atlanta Athletic Club, working his way through all areas of the kitchen to become Chef of the Merion Dining Room.

In 2005 he joined Omni Hotels and Resorts as Sous Chef at the Four-Diamond Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center located in the heart of downtown Atlanta where he was responsible for upholding brand standards for Prime Meridian, the hotel’s signature three meal restaurant featuring upscale American cuisine. In 2010 Warren assumed the position of Executive Chef at the Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort in Hilton Head, South Carolina, where he held culinary responsibilities for the property’s four restaurant outlets, in-room dining, and banquet and catering events up to 350 people.

Warren lives in Los Angeles with his wife Erika where they enjoy outdoor dining in the City of Angel’s year-round moderate Subtropical/Mediterranean climate and spend time exploring the area’s multiple farmers markets where he gets inspiration from local farmers and produce. Chef Simon and his wife Erika enjoy the many hiking trails in and around Los Angeles along with their two adopted rescue dogs, Beckham, a German Shepherd, and Genesis, a Boxer Coonhound mix.