The average rate for an Entry-Level Cook, Restaurant is C$12.79 per hour.

C$16,936 - C$49,201
C$17K
C$25K
C$49K
MEDIAN: C$24,847
10%
50%
90%
C$10.68 - C$15.80
C$11
C$12
C$16
MEDIAN: C$12.40
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$49K
Salary C$16,936 - C$49,201
Bonus C$1,250
Profit Sharing C$1,240
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$22,255 - C$35,828
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 36
Hourly Data C$0C$27
Hourly Rate C$10.68 - C$15.80
Hourly Tips C$0.00 - C$2.88
Overtime C$5.33 - C$27.39
Annual Data C$0C$35K
Bonus C$1,250
Profit Sharing C$1,240
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$22,255 - C$35,828
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 272

Job Description for Cook, Restaurant

Cooks are restaurant workers who typically work under a head chef. They are responsible for preparing dishes, often from beginning to end. They must work with speed and precision as they often must push out food to customers as quickly and efficiently as possible while maintaining high standards of quality. Cooks are responsible for much of the cooking and assembly of a restaurant’s dishes. They also prepare, clean, and restock their stations whenever necessary. Cooks may sometimes supervise subordinates, and they may delegate certain tasks such as clearing or stocking a station.

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Cook, Restaurant Tasks

  • Follow recipes and product directions for preparing food.
  • Operate a variety of kitchen equipment.
  • Stock, date, rotate and check temperature of product.
  • Clean and sanitize work stations and equipment.
  • Taste products and keep records in order to accurately plan food production.

Cook, Restaurant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$26,614

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Cook, Restaurant Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Cook, Restaurant in Brockville:
"I love my job."
Stick with it I always find a resume going back say 8 years where the person has worked at 14 different places humurous.

Cook, Restaurant in Toronto:
"Focus."
Staying on task and completing one task at a time is most important. Speed and consistency play big roles. Working clean smart and fast.

Key Stats for Cook, Restaurant

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 79%