As the hospitality industry has witnessed a steady rise in the following years the job opportunities for chefs have also grown considerably. According to experts, the rising hospitality industry needs many jobs and the position of a chef is highly in demand.
The salary range has seen a good and steady rise in the recent years. The salary range of a restaurant chef depends on the skills, experience, qualifications and on the restaurant for which he/she is working.
As the kitchen is an area of high pressure and stress especially at night. A restaurant cook needs to perform many tasks at one time. A job of a restaurant cook requires a lot of physical activity. Sometimes sanitation knowledge is also required as some restaurants have strict sanitation policies.
A restaurant cook earns between $12,254 to $44,698 annually. With experience a restaurant cook can become a chef or progress to a management level. A professional restaurant cook is expected to work at nights, weekends and sometimes on holidays because these are the busiest times for a restaurant. A cook can even have a 12 hour shift sometimes.