Chef de Cuisine Salary in the United States

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 $29 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $25 and $33. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Chef de Cuisine in the United States. The average hourly rate for Chef de Cuisine ranges from $25 to $33 with the average hourly pay of $29. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $25 to $34 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $29.

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Job Openings for Chef de Cuisine
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Union Saloon - Seattle , WA
The new staple of the Wallingford neighborhood, Union Saloon restaurant is hiring for chef de cuisine. Union Saloon is an independently owned restaurant, who strives to create a delightful culinary ...
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Merriman's Hawaii - Koloa , HI
The Chef de Cuisine is responsible for all aspects of the kitchen such as menu plans, operations, recipes, financial responsibility, portion and inventory control, food quality, and employee ...
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We are looking for a special person who is eager to lead our team, grow with us and share knowledge about Japanese cuisine and cooking technique as applied to local Bay Area ingredients. Requirements - 8 days ago