How much does a Development Chef make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Development Chef in the United States is $35 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $28 and $43. 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 Development Chef?

A Development Chef is a trained chef specialising in the development of new dishes or food products. With food companies, this type of chef is often responsible for the creating of new pre-prepared meals and food products. Within health care, the chef is often responsible for the development of variations on mainstream meals, to fit different types of diets while still having an appetizing meal. Individual restaurants seldom have development chefs but restaurant chains often do. Here the chef is typically responsible for designing dishes and ensuring that the local kitchen staff can create/pr...

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DeVita & Hancock Hospitality - Reston , VA
Attention to detail must be evident in everything you do.\\ You must be a "Hands on" working Chef who manages and directs the daily operations of the kitchen, including selection, development and ...
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Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants (DC Metro) - Reston , VA
... renowned chef and owner Gabino Sotelino are served by the glass or bottle from our signature ... And we reward our teams with top notch benefits, career-long training and development and ...
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Brock & Company - Reston , VA
Our product is dynamic: we welcome your input and creativity to help drive our business development ... The Executive Chef is responsible for managing all food services at this location. This individual ...
Jobs2Careers - 3 days ago
Thompson Hospitality - Farmville , VA
The Executive Chef is responsible for kitchen operations with an emphasis on production, menu compliance, daily operation and menu development. This position reports to the Food Service Director and ...
JobCase - 11 days ago
Commonwealth Lodging Management LLC - Virginia Beach , VA
The Sous Chef is responsible to assist the Executive Chef with overall kitchen operation as a ... developed to reflect those needs. * To initiate relevant maintenance reports and work orders ...
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Bakers Crust - Virginia Beach , VA
More specifically, a Baker's Crust Pastry Chef must: * be punctual and eager to learn; * display intellectual curiosity and creative thinking toward recipes and product development; * have experience ...
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