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  • Prep Cook, Big Meadows Lodge

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

    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. 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. Our customers choose Wegmans for the helpful people in our stores, help with delicious meals, and the freshest ingredients. At Wegmans, we're on a mission to help people live healthier, better lives through exceptional food. Location: Charlottesville, VA
    $16-16.5 hourly10d ago
  • Dishwasher

    Lydia's Italian Kitchen is looking for an energetic and dependable dishwasher who works well with others while following sanitation guidelines in the kitchen.
    $21k-28k yearly est.12d ago
  • Food Service Worker/Cashier - Volvo (2nd Shift)

    The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 countries around the world. At Aramark, developing new skills and doing what it takes to get the job done make a positive impact for our employees and for our customers. The Food Service Worker will assist the manager with food/meal preparation; maintain cash receipts and meal records.
    $22k-28k yearly est.12d 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
  • Dishwasher

    At Sunrise, our Dishwasher is responsible for performing various kitchen cleaning and storage activities, but not limited to dish washing, pot washing, general and equipment cleaning, storage and rotation of food and supplies. Apply today to learn why Sunrise Senior Living is a certified Great Place to Work The Dishwasher is also responsible for janitorial duties in various dining services areas such as Dining Room, Bistro and other areas associated as a Dining Activity.
    $22k-28k yearly est.13d ago
  • Prep Cook - Newport News Chili's

    They provide dependable, fast service that is absolutely Chili's. Chili's was born in Dallas, Texas in 1975.
    $25k-31k yearly est.19h ago
  • Cooks and Prep Cooks - Louisa/Gordonsville

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

    A Cook is responsible for preparing all food items based on standardized recipes for the Cafe Room Service Employee Cafeteria and Banquets while maintaining the highest standards to produce an appealing and appetizing product. He/she is also responsi Production Manager, Cook, Hospitality, Room Service, Hotel, Operations, Restaurant
    $25k-33k yearly est.3d ago
  • Prep Cook, Skyland Lodge

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

    Follows departmental operating procedures for reci Food Service, Worker, Restaurant, Healthcare, Food
    $27k-31k yearly est.3d 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
  • Dishwasher

    Now Hiring / Immediate Opportunities for Full Time and Part Time: * DISHWASHER You will keep our Back of House / Kitchen area squeaky clean. Red Robin International, Inc & our independent franchisees each hire their own employees and establish their own terms and conditions of employment, which may differ from those described. Red Robin is a full service restaurant concept that has growth opportunities in a casual dining restaurnat environment.
    $20k-25k yearly est.4d ago
  • Dishwasher

    It is funded by our Associates for our Associates to provide temporary relief from hardship for members of the Topgolf family. As an affirmative action employer, Topgolf also takes steps to prevent retaliation and to create a respectful, equitable and inclusive environment for our Guests, Associates, business partners, vendors, and the communities we serve. Topgolf Cares - a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization designed to help Playmakers (Associates) in time of great need through immediate financial assistance. Topgolf participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. OVERVIEW Topgolf's Dishwashers are responsible for washing and sanitizing all cooking pots and pans, utensils, dishes, silverware and other service items.
    $24k-30k yearly est.5d 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 hourly3d ago
  • Prep Cook

    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. 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.
    $28k-34k yearly est.10d ago
  • Food Service Worker/Kitchen Helper/Dietary Aide

    Assists the Cook in the preparation and service of meals, places prepared food on plates/trays following tray tickets in line with our established policies and procedures, and, as may be directed by the Food Services Director/Manager or Cook, to ensure that quality food service is provided at all times.
    $22k-29k yearly est.5d ago
  • Dishwasher

    Join The Arbor Company and discover a work family where you are treated with respect. As a Dishwasher at The Arbor Company, your work matters.
    $24k-28k yearly est.18d ago
  • Food Service Worker (full-time)

    * Location: United Airline Clubs - Washington Dulles International Airp44844 Autopilot Drive, Sterling, VA 20166 Note: online applications accepted only. * We are hiring immediately for a full-time FOOD SERVICE WORKER position. The advertised program is an AI recruiting assistant that helps you apply to jobs with Compass Group.
    $18 hourly5d ago
  • Food Service Worker

    The Food Service Worker may work anywhere on property where food is prepared. * Cleans and sanitizes workstations and equipment following all Sodexo, client and regulatory rules and procedures. * Complies with all Sodexo HACCP policies and procedures.
    $21k-28k yearly est.4d ago

Average Salary For a Food Prep/Dishwasher

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Food Prep/Dishwasher is $29,964 per year or $14 per hour. The highest paying Food Prep/Dishwasher jobs have a salary over $37,000 per year while the lowest paying Food Prep/Dishwasher jobs pay $24,000 per year

Updated May 28, 2023
Average Food Prep/Dishwasher Salary
$27,171 yearly
$14 hourly

4 Common Career Paths For a Food Prep/Dishwasher


Cooks are responsible for preparing meals for guests or employers. They must be knowledgeable about the different recipes and ingredients needed. They are also responsible for managing the inventory and ensuring that the pantry is well-stocked. They prepare meals from scratch, cutting ingredients, measuring them, and following recipes. Cooks should be creative, especially when ingredients are lacking, and they must find alternatives that will not compromise the food taste. They should be precise, imaginative, and patient. Cooks should also have good time management skills and decision-making skills.

Prep Cook/Dishwasher

A prep cook and dishwasher is responsible for cleaning and sanitizing kitchen items and utensils, and performing basic cooking tasks under the supervision of chefs or cooks. It is also their responsibility to prepare ingredients by washing, chopping, weighing, and ensuring that they are the correct quantity and quality. Furthermore, a prep cook and dishwasher may also have to maintain cleanliness in the kitchen, clear tables, monitor inventory of ingredients in storage, coordinate with the kitchen staff, and meet all health standards and policies.

Delivery Driver

A delivery driver's general responsibility is to ensure that the packages are being delivered to the destination safely and timely. Delivery drivers must be able to communicate well with the delivery team for the most convenient routes and assigned schedule. A delivery driver also has to check with the customer should there be any concerns regarding the items delivered to guarantee satisfaction and accurate service. Delivery drivers should also have basic knowledge of engines in case of any system malfunctions on the road.

Line Cook

Line cooks are responsible for preparing meals for guests or employers. The term line cook brings to mind an assembly line. This is apt because line cooks are usually assigned to a specific station to work on a specific part of a meal or a preparation process. They are part of a bigger group of cooks in the restaurant. This is done so that meal preparation is more efficient. Line cooks are responsible for preparing ingredients, ensuring that the pantry is well-stocked, and doing their assigned activity in the line. They are expected to be good team players, have experience as a cook, and be able to follow recipes and provide alternatives when necessary.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Food Prep/Dishwasher