How much does a Head Pastry Chef make in the United States? The average Head Pastry Chef salary in the United States is $66,620 as of August 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $53,500 and $80,090. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. View the Cost of Living in Major Cities
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The Head Pastry Chef tests and develops recipes. Directs and oversees the pastry and baking functions of the kitchen(s), including menu development, inventory and purchasing of supplies, and cost control. Being a Head Pastry Chef may be responsible for the creation of dessert menus to maximize profits and minimize loss. Monitors customer satisfaction. In addition, Head Pastry Chef requires an understanding of federal, state, and local food sanitation regulations. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to an Executive Chef. The Head Pastry Chef manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Working as a Head Pastry Chef typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)
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