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Cook Specialty Foreign Food Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$31,610 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cook Specialty Foreign Food is $31,610 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cook Specialty Foreign Food is between $24,959 and $37,270. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Prepares menus and cooks foreign-style dishes, dinners, desserts, and other foods, according to recipes.
  • Prepares meats, soups, sauces, vegetables, and other foods prior to cooking.
  • Seasons and cooks food according to prescribed method.
  • Portions and garnishes food.
  • Serves food to waiters on order.
  • Estimates food consumption and requisitions or buys supplies.
  • May be employed in restaurant specializing in foreign cuisine, such as French, Thai, German, Indian, Italian, Spanish, or Cantonese cuisine.
  • May be designated according to type of food specialty prepared.
Cook Specialty Foreign Food Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cooks, Restaurant

Job family population: 1,276,510

Estimated population of Cook Specialty Foreign Food jobs: 109,767

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Cook Specialty Foreign Food Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Cook (Experience preferred)
Jun 15
Chicago, IL, USA
Norwood Crossing
... food items for residents, including specialty meals for residents with restricted dietary needs. ... Portions food products prior to cooking according to standard portion sizes and recipe ...
Commercial Food Equipment Service Technician
Jun 25
Elk Grove, IL, USA
Dodge Development, Inc
At Cobblestone our specialty is in installing, diagnosing and repairing commercial cooking and ... food service equipment repair, or in a related area. · Background experience in gas, electric ...
Cook Chef
Apr 11
Chicago, IL, USA
U.S. Army Recruiting -Chicago Batallion
Food and supply ordering * Storage of meats, poultry and other perishable items HELPFUL SKILLS ... Depending on which specialty you pursue, you'll be able to pursue a career as a cook, chef, meat ...
Line Cook
Apr 29
South Barrington, IL, USA
Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants
Our cooks are responsible for the daily preparation of food items and station management. Duties ... Opportunities for cross-training and advancement into management, specialty roles and/or New ...
CDS Part Time Product Demonstrator
Jun 23
Hinsdale, United States
Club Demonstration Services
The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty ... cook food as appropriate for the demonstration, and may be required to work in extremely cold ...
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