Chef de Cuisine Salary in the United States

How much does a Chef de Cuisine make in the United States? The average Chef de Cuisine salary in the United States is $60,404 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $52,495 and $69,672. 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

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 base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Chef de Cuisine in the United States. The base salary for Chef de Cuisine ranges from $52,495 to $69,672 with the average base salary of $60,404. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $52,624 to $70,452 with the average total cash compensation of $60,797.

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Job Openings for Chef de Cuisine
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 ...
iHire - 9 days ago
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
SRV - Boston , MA
The Chef de Cuisine position works alongside chef/partners Kevin O'Donnell and Michael Lombardi as well as Pastry Chef Meghan Thompson. Candidates should have a strong understanding of Italian ...
Culinary Agents - 5 days ago
Wayō - New York , NY
The Chef de Cuisine will carry out our company food service standards and values. S/he will manage, train, and mentor all BOH staff while overseeing day to day administrative duties including ...
Culinary Agents - 9 days ago
Gecko Hospitality - Greensboro , NC
Chef de Cuisine Casual Dining Our Company is searching for an Chef de Cuisine that loves keeping it fresh, and has a desire to mentor others! Within our company, we encourage our culinary staff ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
Hyatt - Dallas , TX
The Chef de Cuisine will take council from the Executive Chef to create, implement menu and concepts but the position is designed so that individuals will work in a manner that is consistent as that ...
Hirepurpose - 4 days ago