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Sierra Nevada Brwing Co - Chico, CA
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FROM CANDIDATES 18+ $1000 Sign on Bonus + Full benefits - medical, dental, vision, retirement (within 90 days of start date)! Get to Know Us Ken Grossman started Sierra...
2 days ago
San Diego, CA
Cafe 222 Downtown has immediate opening for a prep cook and AM dishwasher. Can be part or full time. Come in person Wed- Sat 8am-2pm Or send resume Job starts ASAP
2 days ago
Venice, CA
American Beauty, on Rose Avenue in Venice, has opened a new outdoor dining room! We are committed to chef- and product-driven food, warm hospitality, cutting-edge design, and creating a positive...
2 days ago
North Hollywood, CA
Do you have a vast knowledge of meat cuts and love to help people prepare their tasty dinners? We would love to have you join our team as a butcher to assist our customers with choosing the right...
2 days ago
Santa Monica, CA
Looking for prep cook/sandwich maker for at least three days per week (Saturday, Sunday, and Monday). Additional days are possible. There are a large amount of sandwiches to make, and you will be...
2 days ago
Foodom - Oakland, CA
Foodom is expanding in the Bay Area, California, and is looking for talented experienced cooks and sous chefs. Join the Foodom chefs community! You will connect with customers to do multi-day meal...
2 days ago
Alonti Catering - Irvine, CA
NOW HIRING FOR ALL POSITIONS: Salads Sandwiches Hot food - made from scratch (entrees, sides, hot desserts) Fruits and cold hors doeuvres Bakery - made from scratch (pastries, baked goods, and cold...
2 days ago
Epic Wings N Things - Santee, CA
Epic Wings N Things in Santee, CA is looking for one cook to join our strong team of 38 people. We are located at 9331 Mission Gorge Road. Our ideal candidate is attentive, punctual, and...
2 days ago
Whole Foods Market - Redwood City, CA
Performs duties relating to the cutting, preparation, display, and selling of meat products. All Whole Foods Market Retail jobs require ensuring a positive company image by providing courteous,...
2 days ago
Verve Coffee Roasters - Santa Cruz, CA
Verve makes days! From Farmlevel to Streetlevel, our passionate and dedicated employees constantly strive to provide an authentic, superior coffee experience. We seek an enthusiastic food prep...
2 days ago
Qwick - Los Angeles, CA
handling and storage FAQ Q: How much will I be paid?...
2 days ago
Napa, CA
Prepares cold foods, such as salads, following pre-established procedures for preparation, portioning, and plating. Ability to open and close our Bistro Kitchen with minimal to no supervision....
2 days ago
The Gumbo Pot - Los Angeles, CA
Want to work in a fast tourist attraction environment? The Gumbo Pot @ The Original Farmers Market is the job for you! We are a New Orleans style restaurant. home of the Mardi Gras of Los Angeles....
2 days ago
ResourceMFG - Los Angeles, CA
Resource MFG is in need of a Meat Cutter/Butchers for a top food manufacturer in the city of Vernon. Use knives or band saws, or other equipment to perform meat cutting and trimming. Clean, trim,...
2 days ago
San Diego, CA
Hiring Prep Cooks and Line Cooks immediately for Southern restaurant. MUST have experience in kitchen. AM/PM shifts available. Contact Chef Rhod to apply Shotcaller Street Soul Food 220 Euclid...
2 days 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

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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 (36.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (23.2%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (17.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (15.1%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Some High School (2.1%)
  • Master's Degree (1.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.4%)

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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