How much does a Chef de Cuisine make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Chef de Cuisine in the United States is $31 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $27 and $36. Hourly rate 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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What is a Chef de Cuisine?

Chef de Cuisine or executive chef is the main chef in a restaurant. The Chef de Cuisine is in charge of all other functional chefs in the kitchen. This position is also known as grand chef, chef manager, head chef, or master chef....

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Commonwealth Lodging Management LLC - Virginia Beach , VA
POSITION SUMMARY The Chef de Cuisine manages staff and day-to-day outlet and kitchen operations including menus, promotions, guest service, accurate order entry and register systems, beverage control ...
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Lansdowne Resort - Leesburg , VA
Meet with Sous Chef to review schedules, assignments, anticipated business levels, changes and other information pertinent to the job performance. * Communicate additions or changes to the ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 6 days ago
Keswick Hall - Richmond , VA
... de Cuisine in menu development.+ Assist other departments as business volumes and staff levels demand.+ Resolve food quality concerns immediately.+ Make chef/manager aware of guests comments and ...
JobCase - 12 days ago
Keswick Hall - Keswick , VA
Work with the culinary team and Chef de Cuisine in menu development. * Assist other departments as business volumes and staff levels demand. * Resolve food quality concerns immediately. * Make chef ... - 31 days ago
Keswick Hall - Charlottesville , VA
Work with the culinary team and Chef de Cuisine in menu development.Assist other departments as business volumes and staff levels demand.Resolve food quality concerns immediately.Make chef/manager ...
JobCase - 31 days ago
Goodstone Inn & Restaurant - Middleburg , VA
The ideal candidate will have a genuine appreciation for contemporary American cuisine, using the freshest ingredients, with 3-5 years of experience as an Executive Chef in fine-dining establishments ...
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