Avg. Salary
$11.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Prep Cook in Little Rock, Arkansas is $11.00 per hour.

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Job Description for Prep Cook

A prep cook works for a restaurant, caterer, or a similar food-service establishment. A prep cook works under a chef in an entry-level job that is often occupied by an individual who is also currently in culinary school. A prep cook's main tasks include performing preparatory work for the head chef. This includes such tasks as chopping vegetables, peeling potatoes, washing food items, and slicing and dicing food items needed by the head chef. In this way, the prep cook helps ensure the head chef can have prepared food items ready and at hand without needing to stop to prepare anything. A prep cook may also have the duty of preparing salads and breads, as well as salad dressings and sauces. Other responsibilities may include taking items from the freezer or refrigerator, as well as storing foods that need to be covered and properly put away. Prep cooks in general do not do dishwashing or substantial kitchen cleaning.

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Prep Cook Tasks
  • Follow standard procedures to prepare ingredients and food products.
  • Interact with customers and team courteously.
  • Maintain a hygienic environment and personal appearance.
  • Set up and break down equipment, materials, and ingredients.

About Little Rock, Arkansas

Pulaski County, Arkansas
197,986
Male:
96,997 (49.0%)
Female:
100,989 (51.0%)
Little Rock is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Arkansas. It is also the county seat of Pulaski County. It was incorporated on November 7, 1831, on the south bank of the Arkansas River very near the geographic center of the state. The city derives its name from a rock formation along the river, named "La Petite Roche" by the French in 1799. The capital of the Arkansas Territory was moved to Little Rock from Arkansas Post in 1821. The city's population was 193,524 at the 2010 census. The six county Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) is ranked 75th in terms of population in the United States with 724,385 residents according to the 2013 estimate by the United States Census Bureau. Little Rock is a cultural, economic, government and transportation center within Arkansas and the South. Several cultural institutions are located...
Little Rock:
$44,251
Arkansas:
$41,995
$820
Little Rock:
$162,000
Arkansas:
$120,700
3.1%

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Key Stats for Prep Cook

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
67%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
67%

Common Health Benefits

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