Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Apprentice Cook is $11.84
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Apprentice Cooks?
An entry-level Apprentice Cook with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.68 based on 5 salaries. An early career Apprentice Cook with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.48 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Apprentice Cooks Do?
Apprentice cooks, also known as "apprentice chefs" or "junior chefs," are employees in the food industry who are working to become professional chefs. They usually work in full-time kitchens under the supervision of professional chefs in order to learn the nature of working in a professional setting. In some cases, apprentice chefs work in addition to attending a culinary or hospitality school, though this is not necessarily required.
While their work does not entail all the responsibilities …Read more
- Portion, chop, weigh, store, and mix ingredients according to standards.
- Test food quality and temperature.
- Wash, disinfect, and keep food station clean and sanitary.
- Prepare and cook foods to standard, including presentation and food safety guidelines.