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 $21 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $18 and $24. 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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Pinehurst, LLC - Southern Pines , VA
SUMMARY: Perform all methods of cookery, portion control, garnishing of dishes and follow recipes in accordance with standards set forth by Pinehurst. Follow direction of Resort Executive Chef ...
TheJobNetwork - Today
Krispy Kreme - Manassas , VA
Doughnut Maker - Cook What will you do? You'll inspire customer wonder by making delicious sweet treats according to Krispy Kreme high quality standards. Making doughnuts requires preparing ...
Snagajob - 4 days ago
Sodexo - Fredericksburg , VA
The Cook I will accurately and efficiently prepare, portion, cook, and present a variety of hot and/or cold food items for various meal periods: to include Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Special ...
Cielo Talent - 16 days ago
Texas Roadhouse - Virginia Beach , VA
As a top-notch Broil Cook, your responsibilities would include: • Meat searing • Meat seasoning • Meat cooking • Using proper sanitation guidelines • Understanding equipment and Prep Sheets ...
Texas Road House - 44 days ago
Old Ox Brewery - Ashburn , VA
Old Ox Brewery is seeking an experienced cook who is hard-working, creative, organized, and passionate about food and customer service to run our Middleburg food facility. The right person will have ...
iHire - 24 days ago
Commonwealth Senior Living - Richmond , VA
Cook US-VA-Richmond Job ID: 2020-7203 Type: Regular Part-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Dining Services Commonwealth Senior Living at Chesterfield Overview Do you know food and love the excitement ...
JobTarget - 23 days ago
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