The average salary for prep cooks is $9.96/hour but varies slightly based on experience. Annual pay is about $23,000 on average but can reach up to $30,000.
Most restaurants will require their prep cooks to have a high school diploma. Training from culinary school will be an important asset in many restaurants depending on the level of restaurant. Previous prep-cooking experience is also often a prerequisite.
We are looking for a prep cook to assist with the preparation of our many delectable dishes in our kitchen. Responsibilities include setting up cooking spaces for more senior chefs as well as assisting in ingredient preparation for recipes. Our goal is to make the cooking process in our kitchen more efficient while maintaining the excellent quality and taste of our food.
So, what does a prep cook do?