How much does a Chief Cook make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Chief Cook in the United States is $22 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $19 and $25. Hourly rate 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Chief Cook?

A Chief Cook (often shortened to cook) is a seniormost unlicensed crewmember working in the steward's department of a merchant ship. The Chief Cook directs and participates in the preparation and serving of meals; determines timing and sequence of operations required to meet serving times; inspects galley and equipment for cleanliness; and oversees proper storage and preparation of food. The cook may plan or assist in planning meals and taking inventory of stores and equipment. A Chief Cook's duties may overlap with those of the steward's assistant, the chief steward, and other steward's de...

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River Bend Golf and Country Club - Great Falls , VA
From line employees to our COO, everyone at River Bend is committed to exceeding expectations in ... A DAY IN THE LIFE AS AN A LA CARTE COOK As an A La Carte Cook, you are passionate about five-star ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 82 days ago
WILLIE SUTTON'S - Winchester , VA
Willie Sutton's Saloon in Winchester, VA is looking for one cook to join our dynamic team. We are located on 100 N Loudoun St. Our ideal candidate is self-driven, ambitious, and engaged. Willie ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 51 days ago
Bull Island Brewing Co in Hampton, VA is looking for one cook to join our 6 person strong team. We are located on 758 Settlers Landing Rd. Our ideal candidate is attentive, motivated, and reliable
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 54 days ago
Key Responsibilities: 1. Cooks, plates, and follows portion standards for food products in accordance with production requirements. 2. Organizes and plans activities by reviewing daily pull and prep ...
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Salty Lobster & Co - Roanoke , VA
Salty Lobster & Co in Roanoke, VA is looking for one cook to join our team. We are located on 16 Church Ave Sw and we have food trucks as well! Our ideal candidate is attentive, ambitious, and hard ...
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LocationRichmond HotelIdeally located in the heart of everything that makes Richmond a unique and special destination, the Omni Richmond Hotel is known for refined Southern hospitality in an elegant ...
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