Avg. Salary
$10.81
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Prep Cook in Cincinnati, Ohio is $10.81 per hour.

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Hourly Data $0$18
Hourly Rate $8.00 - $16.48
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $15.55
Annual Data $0$34K
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$16,671 - $34,284
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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 Cincinnati, Ohio

Hamilton County, Ohio
298,537
Male:
143,654 (48.1%)
Female:
154,883 (51.9%)
Cincinnati (/ˌsɪnsᵻˈnæti/ SIN-si-NAT-ee) is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio that serves as county seat of Hamilton County. Settled in 1788, the city is located on the north side of the confluence of the Licking with the Ohio River. With a population of 298,550, Cincinnati is the third-largest city in Ohio and the 65th-largest city in the United States. Its metropolitan statistical area is the 28th-largest in the United States and the largest centered in Ohio. The city is also part of the larger Cincinnati–Middletown–Wilmington combined statistical area, which had a population of 2,172,191 in the 2010 census. In the early 19th century, Cincinnati was an American boomtown in the heart of the country; it rivaled the larger coastal cities in size and wealth. Throughout much of the 19th century, it was listed among the top 10 U.S. cities by population, surpassed only by New Orleans and the older,...
Cincinnati:
$35,001
Ohio:
$51,075
$658
Cincinnati:
$119,000
Ohio:
$136,400
6.7%

Prep Cook Job Listings

Key Stats for Prep Cook

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
23%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 50%