How much does a Assistant Chef make in the United States? The average Assistant Chef salary in the United States is $49,600 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $40,300 and $61,900. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Goodwin Recruiting - Charlottesville, VA

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The Assistant Chef oversees the activities of the kitchen staff and monitors food production and presentation in the absence of the Executive Chef. Assists the Executive Chef in the daily operations of the kitchen, including menu development, inventory and purchasing of supplies, and cost control. Being an Assistant Chef coordinates and participates in the activities of hiring, training, and managing personnel in the kitchen. Requires an understanding of federal, state, and local food sanitation regulations. In addition, Assistant Chef may serve as an expeditor when needed. May require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to an Executive Chef. The Assistant Chef supervises a small group of para-professional staff in an organization characterized by highly transactional or repetitive processes. Contributes to the development of processes and procedures. Thorough knowledge of functional area under supervision. Working as an Assistant Chef typically requires 3 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. (Copyright 2022

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