How much does an Executive Chef make in the United States? The average Executive Chef salary in the United States is $69,241 as of December 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $59,004 and $83,733. 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.
Executive Chef directs and oversees the operations of the kitchen(s), including menu development, inventory and purchasing of supplies, cost control and sanitation. Creates and updates menus to maximize profits and minimize loss. Being an Executive Chef tests and develops recipes. Monitors customer satisfaction. Additionally, Executive Chef is responsible for supervising and training staff. Requires an understanding of federal, state, and local food sanitation regulations. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Executive Chef typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. To be an Executive Chef typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)
Zoe's Kitchen, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops and operates a chain of fast-casual restaurants. It operates a range of restaurant formats, including in-line, end-cap, and free-standing restaurants. As of February 22, 2018, the company operated owned and franchised 249 restaurants in 20 states of the United Sta... More
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What does an Executive Chef do?
Executive Chef in Adairsville, GA
Promote the Accident Prevention Program to minimize liabilities and related expenses.
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Prepare the appropriate reports, charts and schedules to ensure budgets are met/exceeded while quality is maintained/improved.
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Assist the Executive Chef in the creation, costing and implementation of seasonal and special menus.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Executive Chef in the United States. The base salary for Executive Chef ranges from $59,004 to $83,733 with the average base salary of $69,241. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $60,104 to $85,524 with the average total cash compensation of $70,552.