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Mendocino Farms - La Jolla, CA
enthusiasm Be organized and clean throughout the shift Prepare delicious---gourmet food Exhibit teamwork and effective communication Cross train and work in multiple kitchen stations, prep, dish, garnish, grill...
2 days ago
Reef Technology - Albany, CA
MAKE MORE MONEY NOW $100 Bonus after 60 days!! Want to be part of the restaurant industrys most exciting trend? Were looking for enthusiastic self-starters to join REEFs NBRHD Kitchens: a...
2 days ago
The Cheesecake Factory - Altadena, CA
What we're looking for: Great technique; you have strong knife skills Kitchen savvy; you know your weights, measurements and volumes Attention to detail; you follow all steps and techniques to ensure...
2 days ago
San Diego, CA
Bonchon Convoy is hiring Cook/prep for Night Shift 5 days a week, and we pay weekly. (Friday Saturday and Sunday must be available) Contact Paul ... Para espanol contacta Pedro ...
2 days ago
Oroville Hospital - Oroville, CA
Prep Cook Dietary 6501 #334 Job #: 334 Job Category: Skilled Nursing Facility Job Type: Full Time Shift Type: Variable Facility: Department: Oroville Hospital Post Acute Center Open Date: 03.19.21...
2 days ago
The Cheesecake Factory - Rancho Cucamonga, CA
As a Barista / Baker, you're the friendly face behind our beautiful bakery case, putting the finishing touches on our famous cheesecakes and desserts. You'll glaze our iconic strawberries, create...
2 days ago
Los Angeles, CA
Aikan sushi & ramen We are looking for Line Cook(1) Part time 4PM-10PM Full time 11:30AM-10PM 4-5days Prep Cook(1) Full time 11:30AM-10PM 5days
1 day ago
Botanica - Los Angeles, CA
Compensation Details Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips Required Skills Food Safety Knowledge Safety Procedures Knowledge Kitchen Equipment Maintenance Fish Butchery Basic Knife Skills...
1 day ago
Erewhon Market - Studio City, CA
Efficiently and safely use food preparation tools. Set up stations and collect all necessary supplies to prepare menu for services....
1 day ago
Santa Barbara, CA
Fast paced Mexican food Cafe in Montecito is looking for a Dishwasher. Responsibilities include dishwashing and food prep work as well as basic cleaning duties. Day time position needed starting...
1 day ago
Earl Enterprises - Carlsbad, CA
. * Inspect food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food-handling practices. * Comply with all portion sizes, quality standards, Kitchen rules, policies & procedures...
2 days ago
Ladera Ranch, CA
Mamas Comfort Food & Cocktails is looking for staff for our Newport Beach location. Current positions available: Line Cook. full time & part time. AM or PM. Prep Cook. full time & part time. AM or...
1 day ago
San Francisco, CA
COOKS AND PREP COOKS : Sandwich assembly, high volume at times, work on the grill 2. PREP COOKS: make sauces, salads, marinades, and other food prep 3....
1 day ago
Granite Bay, CA
the kitchen manager/chef -Receive and unload daily deliveries -Restocking plates and cutlery in the restaurant -Ability to use and safely handle all kitchen tools and equipment -Maintain sanitary food...
1 day ago
LA Puglia - Santa Monica, CA
Baking Cake Making Charcuterie and Cheese Board Making Charcuterie and Cheese Board Making Basic Knife Skills Dough Making Portioning Dressing Making Costing Costing Food Safety Knowledge Frying Gluten...
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Salary for Prep Chef Jobs in California

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Prep Chefs in California offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (36.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (23.1%)
  • Vocational or Certification (17.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (15.0%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Some High School (2.1%)
  • Master's Degree (1.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.3%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Prep Chefs in California
  • Less than 1 year (40.5%)
  • 2-4 years (26.0%)
  • 1-2 years (22.8%)
  • None (9.8%)
  • 8-10 years (0.9%)

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