The average pay for a Banquet Chef is $43,824 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are People Management and Order Inventory.

$32,538 - $65,208
(Median)
$33K
$44K
$65K
MEDIAN: $43,823
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$11.44 - $18.76
(Median)
$11
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,538 - $65,208  
   
Bonus
$302.01 - $4,989  
Profit Sharing
$500  
Commission
$7,910  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,483 - $63,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.44 - $18.76  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $5.65  
Overtime
$16.48 - $27.98  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$302.01 - $4,989  
   
Commission
$7,910  
Profit Sharing
$500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$27,483 - $63,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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Job Description for Banquet Chef

When large events take place, food preparation can be a very important job. Someone needs to know how much food is necessary, what type of food will be served, and how to cook it in a timely manner. Banquet chefs work with a large team of cooks to ensure that large amounts of food are cooked as efficiently as possible while maintaining quality. This requires extensive knowledge of different kinds of cuisines, as well as excellent communication skills, inventory management, and knowledge of kitchen cleanliness and safety procedures.

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Banquet Chef Tasks

  • Select, order, and inspect ingredients and supplies.
  • Supervise cooks and food preparation.
  • Develop menu and presentation for banquets.

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Pay by Experience Level for Banquet Chef

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Experience Affects Banquet Chef Salaries



Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Banquet Chef Salaries


Order Inventory
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Inventory Management
0%

Food Preparation
0%

National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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