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The Wonderful Company - Paso Robles, CA
Assist with daily kitchen prep work and station set-up prior to service and maintaining the highest quality food preparation standards....
2 days ago
La Mesa, CA
Now interviewing Pizza Makers, Prep Cooks and Customer Service Experts! Everyone loves pizza, and we are looking for motivated individuals to join our team at Surf Riders Pizza Company in La Mesa!...
2 days ago
San Diego, CA
The Arc of San Diego operates the mess hall at the Marine Corps Recruitment Depot. As a mess attendant you will serve food, wash dishes, and clean the galley and kitchen. We offer two shifts, one...
2 days ago
Yard House - Brea, CA
Job Summary Our Prep Cooks make all the magic possible. They put their heart into ensuring the kitchen and line is properly stocked with the necessary items to complete food orders on time, while...
2 days ago
Fort Bragg, CA
Wild Fish Professional experience, fast and reliable Hot line and prep 6am till 2pm Working out of Fort Bragg 95437 This position is for supplying the elderly in the community with daily food...
1 hour ago
Compass Group USA Inc - Los Angeles, CA
Completes orders from steam tables and grill and serves customers at multiple stations....
2 days ago
San Luis Obispo, CA
SLO Provisions is looking for a dishwasher/prep cook. Experience is a plus but a positive, reliable person is even more important, Saturday availability is essential. Our hours are M-F 8am-630 pm...
2 days ago
Rohnert Park, CA
We are currently looking for Prep Cooks to join the Boathouse Asian Eatery team. We are located inside Graton Resort & Casino in the food court. The ideal candidate must be a team player, capable...
8 hours ago
Calabasas, CA
early morning shift full time job 5 days a week tuesday-saturday good pay for the right candidate for more info please call Francesco at :...
8 hours ago
Pilot Flying J - Madera, CA
Store Number: 1275 Drive your Future! Pilot Flying J is committed to making life better for Professional drivers. Pilot Flying J has over 650 retail locations and is the largest operator of travel...
2 days ago
Sacramento, CA
LOOKING FOR EXPERIENCED QUICK SERVICE GRILL COOK/PREP FOR HIGH VOLUME HAWAIIAN RESTAURANT - ENERGETIC PERSON WITH ALOHA SPIRIT. PLEASE SEND RESUME VIA EMAIL OR IN PERSON....
1 day ago
Sacramento, CA
Looking for a Cook/Prep for Taqueria style restaurant, the job pays wages + tips. Please come and apply in person if interested. Midtown Taqueria 3754 J st
1 day ago
Paso Robles, CA
Assist with daily kitchen prep work and station set-up prior to service and maintaining the highest quality food preparation standards....
2 days ago
DHAT CREOLE GRILL - Redlands, CA
Team members get to learn about and work at a variety of stations: Fryer, Prep, Grill, Expo, and Take-Out....
1 day ago
Carlsbad, CA
The Crossings at Carlsbad a JC Golf property, has an exciting opportunity for a reliable and efficient Prep Cook/Steward (Dishwasher) with strong multi-tasking skills. This role will be...
6 hours ago

Demographic Data for California

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Salary for Prep Chef Jobs in California

This is the average annual salary for Prep Chef jobs in California as reported by the BLS.

$38,581

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Prep Chef positions.

Highest Education Level

Prep Chefs in California offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (37.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (22.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (17.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.7%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Some High School (2.1%)
  • Master's Degree (1.8%)
  • 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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