The average pay for a Lead Cook is C$15.40 per hour.

C$37,912 - C$44,764
C$40K
MEDIAN: C$39,794
50%
C$12.43 - C$19.96
C$12
C$15
C$20
MEDIAN: C$15.43
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$44K
Salary C$39,794
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$27,401 - C$44,899
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data C$0C$29
Hourly Rate C$12.43 - C$19.96
Hourly Tips C$0.00 - C$3.68
Overtime C$19.33 - C$29.30
Annual Data C$0C$44K
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$27,401 - C$44,899
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 67

Job Description for Lead Cook

A lead cook is normally a supervisory position in a kitchen. Depending on the organization, this person is likely not considered a full-fledged kitchen manager or chef. However, lead cooks normally have some of the supervision and oversight duties of these managers delegated to them. In many higher-end restaurants, the lead cook position is considered a stepping stone to a full-fledged managerial or chef position.

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Lead Cook Tasks

  • Oversee food handling and preparation throughout a kitchen.
  • Monitor and evaluate staff and coordinate break schedules.
  • Stock and maintain all food stations, ensuring hygienic workspaces.
  • Answer guest questions about menu and preparation.
  • Modify processes for routing and meeting orders according to time and quality standards.

Lead Cook Pay By Employer

$0$32K

$29,959

Aramark
8 profiles
$24,543

$25,480

Sodexo, Inc.
5 profiles
$24,925

Lead Cook Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Lead Cook

Pay by Experience for a Lead Cook has a positive trend. An entry-level Lead Cook with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$31,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lead 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$35,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Lead 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 19 salaries. A Lead 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$42,000 based on 6 salaries.

Lead Cook Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Lead Cook?

Lead Cook in Kamsack:
"The Fun Side!"
Pros: Watching people enjoy their meals! Working with a great team. Concocting something new and yummy for our residents.
Cons: Inventory time!

Key Stats for Lead Cook

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Lead Cook Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

Experienced
▲2%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
C$34,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
no benefits
None: 56%