Banquet Chef Salary in the United States

How much does a Banquet Chef make in the United States? The average Banquet Chef salary in the United States is $52,700 as of August 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $45,000 and $75,500. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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The Banquet Chef develops menus and ensures all meals are consistent with contracts. Responsible for the activities of banquet kitchen staff. Being a Banquet Chef may require a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Monitors meal quality and guest satisfaction. In addition, Banquet Chef typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Banquet Chef supervises a group of primarily para-professional level staffs. May also be a level above a supervisor within high volume administrative/ production environments. Makes day-to-day decisions within or for a group/small department. Has some authority for personnel actions. Thorough knowledge of department processes. Working as a Banquet Chef typically requires 3-5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. (Copyright 2019

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