How much does a Cook III make in the United States? The average Cook III salary in the United States is $41,051 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $37,174 and $47,973. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Cook III

Cook III prepares menu dishes following established recipes and using designated ingredients that meet production and quality standards. Utilizes portion and presentation standards to create appealing and flavorful dishes. Being a Cook III may prepare unique dishes to fulfill customer requests. Follows all applicable guidelines and regulations for food handling and safety. Additionally, Cook III maintains a clean and orderly workstation and kitchen equipment. Typically requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a sous chef or executive chef. The Cook III works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Cook III typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Marc Bruno, COO, US Food & Facilities
Aramark provides food, facilities management, and uniform services to education, healthcare, business and industry, sports, leisure, and corrections clients in North America and internationally. It operates in three segments: Food and Support Services United States, Food and Support Services International, and Uniform ... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2021
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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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Skills associated with Cook III: Food Inventory Recordkeeping, Food Quality Inspection, Menu Planning, Food Safety Procedures ...More

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