Development Chef Salary in the United States

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 $33 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $27 and $41. 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 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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