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Average Salary for General/Institution Cook in United States

The average salary of a(n) General/Institution Cook in United States is $28,892.

The average hourly rate of a(n) General/Institution Cook in United States is $13.89.

The average bonus of a(n) General/Institution Cook in United States is $430.00.

Job Description:

Cooks, prepares, and seasons soups, meats, vegetables, desserts, and other foodstuffs for consumption in eating establishments. Reads menu to estimate food requirements and buys food from supplier. Prepares soups, salads, gravies, desserts, sauces, and casseroles. Bakes, roasts, broils, and steams meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods. Adds seasoning to foods during mixing or cooking, according to personal judgment and experience. Adjusts thermostat controls to regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, roasters, and steam kettles. Measures and mixes ingredients according to recipe, using variety of kitchen utensils and equipment, such as blenders, mixers, grinders, slicers, and tenderizers. Observes and tests foods being cooked by tasting, smelling, and piercing with fork to determine that it is cooked. Carves meats, portions food on serving plates, adds gravies and sauces, and garnishes servings to fill orders. May wash, peel, cut, and shred vegetables and fruits to prepare them for use. May cut, trim, and bone meat prior to cooking. May bake bread, rolls, cakes, and pastry. May price items on menu. May oversee work of patients assigned to kitchen for work therapy purposes when working in psychiatric hospital. May specialize in preparing and serving dinner for employed, retired, or other persons. Less

Cooks, prepares, and seasons soups, meats, vegetables, desserts, and other foodstuffs for consumption in eating establishments. Reads menu to estimate food requirements and buys food from supplier. Prepares soups, salads, gravies, desserts, sauces, and casseroles. Bakes, roasts, broils, and steams... More

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