Avg. Salary
$15.13
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Prep Cook in San Francisco, California is $15.13 per hour.

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$12.16
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$22.30
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Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $12.16 - $22.30
Hourly Tips $0.50
Overtime $18.00
Annual Data $0$46K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,868 - $46,385
  • 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 San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
864,816
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

Prep Cook Job Listings

Key Stats for Prep Cook

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
8%

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 25%