Avg. Salary
$10.84
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Lead Cook in Dallas, Texas is $10.84 per hour.

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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.

About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
Dallas:
$45,918
Texas:
$55,653
$903
Dallas:
$152,400
Texas:
$152,000
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Key Stats for Lead Cook

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
1-4 years
100%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 33%