Banquet Chef Salary

The average pay for a Banquet Chef is $44,743 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$33,253 - $61,367
(Median)
$33K
$45K
$61K
MEDIAN: $44,742
10%
50%
90%

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$10.21 - $19.13
(Median)
$10
$13
$19
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,253 - $61,367  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
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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$27,208 - $59,646  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 175
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $19.13  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$14.74 - $29.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
   
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).
)
$27,208 - $59,646  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Banquet Chef Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
0%

Late-Career
0%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Banquet Chef Salaries

Order Inventory
up arrow 5%

People Management
up arrow 1%

Food Preparation
0%

National Average
$43,000

Inventory Management
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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