Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Apprentice Cook is $45,775
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.