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  • Prep Cook, Big Meadows Lodge

    At Delaware North, you ll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. Delaware North provides a benefits package designed to give you the comfort, safety, and security you need to deliver exceptional experiences for our guests. Delaware North Parks and Resorts is hiring seasonal Prep Cooks to join our team at Big Meadows Lodge in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia.
    $15 hourly5d ago
  • Prep Cook

    As a Prep Cook on our culinary team, you will be instrumental in helping create our one-of-a-kind menu items and ensuring customers receive a delicious, wholesome meal they can't get anywhere else. Putting our people first and offering competitive pay and a variety of benefits & perks is just the start of what it means to work at Wegmans. At Wegmans, we're on a mission to help people live healthier, better lives through exceptional food. Location: Chantilly, VA This is a first step on your culinary journey with Wegmans, and as you continue to learn and grow you'll find the possibilities are endless. At Wegmans, we've long believed we can achieve our goals only if we first fulfill the needs of our people. So, when you bring your culinary talents and passion for food to Wegmans, you're joining a team of difference-makers.
    $15-15.5 hourly9h ago
  • Prep Cook

    Kings Dominion is hiring fulltime, year round Cooks in Doswell, Virginia. Responsibilities: Follow a given recipe and quality standard and prepare and cook various food items, using different methods and kitchen equipment such as oven, fryers and grills.
    $24k-31k yearly est.4d ago
  • Prep Cook - Newport News Chili's

    Chili's was born in Dallas, Texas in 1975. They provide dependable, fast service that is absolutely Chili's.
    $25k-31k yearly est.1d ago
  • Cooks and Prep Cooks - Louisa/Gordonsville

    Cooks, Prep-cooks, Sous Chefs in Louisa/Gordonsville Keywords: Preparatory Cook, Location: Louisa, VA - 23093 Benefits! You can text Cook Job to 434-290-0140 and we will reach out soon.
    $21k-27k yearly est.2d ago
  • Prep Cook, Skyland Lodge

    At Delaware North, you ll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. Delaware North provides a benefits package designed to give you the comfort, safety, and security you need to deliver exceptional experiences for our guests. Delaware North Parks and Resorts is hiring seasonal Prep Cooks to join our team at Skyland Lodge in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia.
    $15 hourly6d ago
  • Prep Cook

    Hana Group is a multinational company leading sales in pan-Asian cuisine sold in grocery retailers and commerce marketplaces. Hana Group is dedicated to bringing those passionate about Japanese-inspired cuisine into the same neighborhoods as people looking to try your next plate.
    $28k-36k yearly est.11d ago
  • Substitute Assistant Cook

    + The Preschool Assistant Cook will be responsible for minor meal preparation, organizing food and supplies storage areas, dishes, meal distribution to classrooms, and maintaining organization and systems in the kitchen Preschool Assistant Cook Job Responsibilities: Substitute Assistant Cook, part of the Cadence Education family, is currently seeking a Preschool Assistant Cook to bring your love of children and past experience in childcare, daycare or early childhood education to our team of kind, caring Teachers and staff. Cadence Education is one of the premier early childhood educators in the United States, operating over 290 private preschools and elementary schools across 30 states.
    $28k-33k yearly est.60d+ ago
  • Prep Cook

    The Cooper's Hawk Prep Cook plays an integral role in the creation and execution of our menu items, by preparing a variety of cold and hot food items and ensuring consistency in each of our dishes. Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants was created with the inspiration of bringing the Napa Valley experience to all of America, by combining an elegant tasting room with a polished casual restaurant and scratch kitchen.
    $28k-34k yearly est.10d ago
  • Prep Cook

    We're part of a growing network of communities developed and managed by Erickson Senior Living, a national provider of senior living and health care with campuses in 11 states-and growing. Minimum of 1 year cook to order experience.
    $17.5-19.8 hourly4d ago
  • Prep Cook

    As a Prep Cook, your responsibilities would include: Love your job at Texas Roadhouse! If you think you would be a legendary Prep Cook, apply at Texas Roadhouse today! Texas Roadhouse is looking for a Prep Cook who will enjoy following recipes and preparing made from scratch food that is up to our legendary standards. At Texas Roadhouse we have a fun culture with flexible work schedules, discounts in our restaurants, friendly competitions, recognition, formal training, and career growth opportunities. * .Following Texas Roadhouse legendary recipes
    $26k-33k yearly est.10d ago
  • Prep Cook

    About Us: la Madeleine French Bakery & Caf was founded more than 30 years ago with a vision to bring the traditions and recipes of the French countryside to America. La Madeleine continues to grow while operating over 80 corporate and franchise bakeries in 10 states. At la Madeleine we bring love into everything we do from our passion for food, "joie de server" mentality (our pleasure of serving guests) and commitment to making a difference in the community. Job DescriptionPrep Cook Demonstrate a passion for la Madeleine signature items by preparing recipes and ingredients with care and precision. The la Madeleine family goes above and beyond every day to uphold a culture of ethical excellence and were humbled and honored to receive both the 2018 Greater Dallas Business Ethics and Cary M. Maguire Spirit of Ethics Awards.
    $23k-31k yearly est.13d ago
  • Cook, Prep (full-time)

    The advertised program is an AI recruiting assistant that helps you apply to jobs with Compass Group. * We are hiring immediately for a full-time COOK, PREP position. * Requirement: Previous cook experience is required. About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry
    $20 hourly23d ago
  • Prep Cook

    As a prep cook, you must have a strong passion for delivering and flawlessly executing recipes to meet and exceed our guest expectations. In addition, as a prep cook, you must have a firm commitment to the highest safety and sanitation standards. Because at Olive Garden, We're All Family Here!
    $27k-33k yearly est.60d+ ago
  • Prep Cook

    Uncle Julio's Restaurant Group, parent to Uncle Julio's, Hacienda Colorado, and Savage Burrito, is known for made-from-scratch Mexican cuisine, using fresh ingredients and authentic recipes to create its signature taste. With a successful track record over the past 30 years and 43 restaurants in twelve states, Uncle Julio's restaurants are defining the polished casual Mexican industry and continues to expand. As a Prep Cook, you will play a key role in our kitchen, working alongside a talented team of culinary professionals to craft dishes that delight the senses and exceed expectations. We are seeking an experienced Prep Cook who is talented, motivated, and ready to take their culinary skills to the next level.
    $29k-33k yearly est.54d ago
  • Kitchen Team Member/Cook

    At Buffalo Wild Wings, that's just a Thursday night. You'll work directly within the Heart of House as a Kitchen Team Member/Cook. Buffalo Wild Wings fuels moments worth sharing - for our guests and for our team members. Through the production of all Buffalo Wild Wings food items, you'll be key in creating legendary experiences for our guests.
    $21k-26k yearly est.60d+ ago
  • Prep Cook - PT

    At Benihana, your hard work is more than just a job, it's a career opportunity.
    $26k-30k yearly est.7d ago
  • Central Operations - Prep Cook

    Job DescriptionThe Prep Cook will prepare meal ingredients, simple dishes, condiments, and other items as directed by the Executive Chef.
    $28k-31k yearly est.13d ago
  • Cooks/Prep Cooks (Hiring Event)

    Job DescriptionTed's Bulletin Hiring Event Thursday 1/12/23 Where: Ted's Bulletin Hiring Center at One Loudoun 20626 Easthampton Plaza Ashburn, VA 20147 Time: Hiring Monday thru Saturday 10am to 6pm Description Now hiring for all positions at our 7th and newest location in One Loudoun! Come Join our opening Team at One Loudoun and be a part of Ted's Bulletin. Ted's Bulletin is well-known for Ted's tarts, boozy milkshakes and all-day breakfasts (which are all pretty great), but we're also much more than that.
    $26k-33k yearly est.25d ago
  • Prep Cook

    For a view into our world, please visit our website at Responsibilities/Accountabilities We have an amazing opportunity for Pre Cook that can: * Assists the cooks with pre-preparation of ingredients for menu items. Birmingham Green 8605 Centreville Rd. * Prepares fruit and vegetable salads according to recipes, and directions of the Head Cook. Job DescriptionBIRMINGHAM GREEN Nursing Home/Assisted Living Facility Pre CookPRN Birmingham Green is a person-centered care focus community in Manassas, Virginia.
    $26k-32k yearly est.13d ago

Average Salary For a Cook/Baker

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Cook/Baker is $32,844 per year or $16 per hour. The highest paying Cook/Baker jobs have a salary over $42,000 per year while the lowest paying Cook/Baker jobs pay $25,000 per year

Updated May 29, 2023
Average Cook/Baker Salary
$29,989 yearly
$16 hourly

5 Common Career Paths For a Cook/Baker

Lead Cook

A lead cook, or lead line cook, is a professional restaurant employee who is in charge of supervising the chain of food preparation done by line cooks. Lead cooks work directly under head cooks or chefs who provide instructions in preparing meals. They are well-versed in the restaurant's food health and safety, such as regular hand washing, utensil sanitizing, and proper garbage disposal. To be a successful lead cook, they must obtain knowledge of various cooking techniques and be passionate about food.

Executive Chef

Executive chefs are considered the lead chefs in a restaurant. They manage the restaurant's kitchen, including all other chefs employed by the restaurant. Executive chefs are in charge of creating menu items and ensuring that the restaurant's menu is in line with the restaurant's identity. They handle the management of the pantry and ensure that it is well-stocked. They also ensure that all kitchen equipment and fixtures are working well. Executive chefs are responsible for training new chefs on the job to ensure consistent food quality.

Certified Nursing Assistant

A certified nursing assistant generally assists patients in their healthcare needs and medical procedures. They support patients in their daily activities by monitoring patients' temperature and food intake, ensuring the cleanliness of the patient's room, and keeping documentation of patients' conditions for reference of nurses and doctors. A certified nursing assistant should also communicate with patients' families and provide updates as often as needed. It is also important that a nursing assistant is patient and compassionate enough to attend to direct patient needs, which could get demanding or challenging at times.

Shift Leader

Shift leaders are tenured or experienced employees who are assigned to oversee employees in specific work shifts. They manage team members who are assigned in their shift. They also ensure that business goals are met. Shift leaders check whether team members are working, and they ensure that they always comply with company policies and guidelines. They also monitor the performance of their employees and coach them should the employees need help in any area of their work. Shift leaders should have good communication skills, decision-making skills, and interpersonal skills.

Team Leader

Team leaders are responsible for managing a team for a specific project or work component. They primarily guide the team members and ensure that they are still working towards the set goals. Team leaders create strategies to reach goals, cascade the goals and strategies to team members, assign tasks, conduct periodic check-ups on the roadmap towards the goals, foster an engaging work environment, motivate and coach team members, monitor team performance, evaluate the strategies and come up with mitigating plans as needed. They are also responsible for reporting the team's progress to higher management.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Cook/Baker