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Chilis - Morris, IL
Role Overview Our Heart of House Team Members are responsible for setting the pace for a great shift, every shift. They provide dependable, fast service that is absolutely Chili's. If you take...
1 day ago
O'Charley's - Marion, IL
O'Charley's Restaurant + Bar is known for offering good food, good times and some of the most awesome job opportunities around. That's because working at O'Charley's puts you in the company of...
2 days ago
Rainforest Cafe - Gurnee, IL
JOIN A WINNING TEAM! PREP COOK This isn't just your next job - it's your opportunity to be part of an amazing team that delivers on our promise to meet and exceed our guest's experience the moment...
2 days ago
Chilis - Homewood, IL
No experience necessary Associated topics: appetizer, breakfast, cocinero, cocinero de la parrilla, commercial kitchen, food preparation, kitchen prep, prep, restaurant cook, salad...
22 hours ago
Chilis - Lakewood, IL
Role Overview Our Heart of House Team Members are responsible for setting the pace for a great shift, every shift. They provide dependable, fast service that is absolutely Chili's. If you take...
3 hours ago
The Cheesecake Factory - Orland Park, IL
Overview Who We Are When you step inside of The Cheesecake Factory, you're surrounded by the best of everything: fresh ingredients, delicious dishes, and incredible people. We're here to create...
2 days ago
Evanston, IL
Located on Central Street across from the Central Street Metra station, Beth's has been serving the community fresh-baked goods for 5+ years....
1 day ago
RPM Seafood - Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants - Chicago, IL
RPM SEAFOOD is hiring PREP COOKS for our KITCHEN team! 1-2 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE REQUIRED The Truest Expression of the World's Best Fish, Seafood & Steaks Impeccable service & culinary excellence...
1 day ago
Chilis - Arlington Heights, IL
No experience necessary Associated topics: banquet, cocinero de la parrilla, complimentary, cook, fryer, prep cook, restaurant cook, salad, station, wok cook...
1 day ago
Chilis - Machesney Park, IL
Role Overview Our Heart of House Team Members are responsible for setting the pace for a great shift, every shift. They provide dependable, fast service that is absolutely Chili's. If you take...
2 days ago
Eataly Net Usa Llc - Chicago, IL
Butcher Department: Butcher Store Location: Chicago START YOUR APPLICATION Founded in Italy in 2007, Eataly is the worlds largest artisanal Italian food and beverage marketplace. At Eataly, you...
18 hours ago
REEF Technology - Chicago, IL
Practices correct food handling and food storage procedures according to company and state regulations. Complies with all nutrition, sanitation and safety regulations and standards....
2 hours ago
The Cheesecake Factory - Oak Brook, IL
Overview Who We Are When you step inside of The Cheesecake Factory, you're surrounded by the best of everything: fresh ingredients, delicious dishes, and incredible people. We're here to create...
2 days ago
Chicago, IL
Testaccio is looking to hire a PM line cook for reopening as well as a part-time AM prep cook. Experience working in kitchens is highly recommended. Please respond with resume and cover letter.
1 day ago
Oak Brook, IL
We offer a clean working environment with NO FRYERS, NO GREASE, AND NO GRILLS....
1 day ago

Demographic Data for Illinois

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Salary for Prep Chef Jobs in Illinois

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

$34,927

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Prep Chef positions.

Highest Education Level

Prep Chefs in Illinois offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (37.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (23.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (17.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.8%)
  • 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 Illinois
  • 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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