Avg. Salary
$10.47
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Prep Cook in Fort Worth, Texas is $10.47 per hour.

The average pay for a Prep Cook in Fort Worth, Texas is {{pay}} per year.

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$13.41
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Hourly Data $0$15
Hourly Rate $7.32 - $13.41
Hourly Tips $0.40
Overtime $15.77
Annual Data $0$27K
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$15,181 - $27,892
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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 Fort Worth, Texas

Tarrant County, Texas
836,969
Male:
414,126 (49.5%)
Female:
422,843 (50.5%)
Fort Worth is the 16th-largest city in the United States and the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas. The city is in North Central Texas and covers nearly 350 square miles (910 km2) in the counties of Denton, Parker, Wise, and Tarrant, of which it is the county seat. According to the 2015 census, estimates, Fort Worth's population is 833,319. The city is the second-largest in the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (the "DFW Metroplex"). The city was established in 1849 as an Army outpost on a bluff overlooking the Trinity River. Today, Fort Worth still embraces its Western heritage and traditional architecture and design. USS Fort Worth (LCS-3) is the first ship of the United States Navy named after the city. Fort Worth is home to the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and several world-class museums designed by internationally known contemporary architects. The Kimbell Art Museum, considered to have one of the best collections in...
Fort Worth:
$55,888
Texas:
$55,653
$936
Fort Worth:
$136,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.9%

Prep Cook Job Listings

Key Stats for Prep Cook

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
70%
10-19 years
30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
70%
10-19 years
30%

Common Health Benefits

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