Culinary Chef Salary in the United States

How much does a Culinary Chef make in the United States? The average Culinary Chef salary in the United States is $56,285 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $43,687 and $60,227. 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

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Job Openings for Culinary Chef
The CIA at Copia (The Culinary Institute of America) - Napa , CA
The Sous Chef - Copia Restaurant will be responsible for efficiently managing and delegating all ... Directs culinary team in the performance of their daily duties, with a focus on attaining the ...
Poached Jobs - 9 days ago
Levy Restaurants - Highland Park , IL
You will be responsible for delivering culinary standards that live up to our renowned reputation ... At least two (2) years holding an Executive Chef position. * Seven (7) + years of culinary ...
Levy Restaurants - 2 days ago
Vail Resorts - Keystone , CO
The restaurant chef is responsible for the overall quality of food at a full service, modern ... Development of culinary staff through hands on training. * Embrace a culture of accountability
Vail Resorts - 8 days ago
America's Hospitality Job Network - Austin , TX
State-of-the-Art Culinary Equipment & Design * Multi-Million Dollar Restaurant Facilities * World-class Approach to Team Building & Service Functions * A Hands-on Working Chef * Managing Teams ...
Poached Jobs - 3 days ago
Infinite Recovery - Austin , TX
... Chef at our Southwest Austin facility. This position is responsible for serving up to 25 clients ... Make your email ATTN to our Culinary Director, Casey Livingston. Candidates must: Pass a pre ...
Poached Jobs - 8 days ago
Fig & Olive - Headquarters - New York , NY
The fundamental role of the Executive Sous Chef is to train all BOH employees on culinary techniques assuring high-level of skill and execution on all Fig & Olive menu items. This individual will be ...
Poached Jobs - 7 days ago