The average pay for a Dietary Cook is C$18.44 per hour.
The average pay for a Dietary Cook is C$33,720 per year.
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Job Description for Dietary Cook
A dietary cook is generally responsible for providing meals that are nutritious and appetizing to their clients. The meals need to be carefully handled, prepared correctly, and served at the right temperature and in correct serving sizes. They are also responsible for checking their organization's menu daily and ensuring that preparation for the upcoming meals have been completed. Additionally, the dietary cook must ensure that all cooking supplies and dishware are properly cleaned, which includes making a schedule to ensure this is accomplished.Read More...
The dietary cook position may be physically demanding, with the individual being expected to stand and walk for the majority of the shift. Temperatures may vary widely in the kitchen environment and may become very hot, and the dietary cook must be able to work under this environment. This is normally a full time job that takes place in health and rehabilitation centers or similar environments.
Dietary cooks must have a knowledge of cooking, including knowing how to cook many portions of food at one time. Knowledge of how to interpret diet charts and maintain portion control are very important. Generally a high school diploma is required along with at least one year of experience in long-term health care or a similar environment. A dietary cook must also be able to communicate effectively with residents, families, and the facility staff (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
Dietary Cook Pay By Employer
Healthcare Services Group, Inc.
Brookdale Senior Living Inc.
Life Care Centers of America
Health Care Services Corp.
Nursing Home Group
American Senior Communities, Inc.
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Pay by Experience Level for Dietary Cook
Pay by Experience for a Dietary Cook has a positive trend. An entry-level Dietary Cook with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$36,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dietary Cook with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$38,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Dietary Cook which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$35,000 based on 16 salaries. A Dietary Cook with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$43,000 based on 11 salaries.
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