A Chef de Partie earns an average wage of $14.06 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$19,572 - $51,923
$20K
$31K
$52K
MEDIAN: $30,630
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50%
90%

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$10.06 - $19.49
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.06
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$19,572 - $51,923  
   
Bonus
$1,017  
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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$21,189 - $45,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $19.49  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $4.31  
Overtime
$12.08 - $26.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,017  
   
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).
)
$21,189 - $45,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70

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Job Description for Chef de Partie

A chef de partie is usually responsible for preparing one type of food within a kitchen and usually works under the direction of managing chefs to prepare, season, and cook menu items. They may also garnish the food, so it's important to ensure that dishes are presented in an attractive manner. Inventory and ordering duties may occasionally be necessary, and they may also work with various vendors to obtain quality products at good prices.

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Chef de Partie Tasks

  • Follow recipes and product directions for preparing food.
  • Operate a variety of kitchen equipment.
  • Stock, date, rotate and check temperature of product.
  • Clean and sanitize work stations and equipment.
  • Taste products and keep records in order to accurately plan food production.

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Pay by Experience Level for Chef de Partie

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

Key Stats for Chef de Partie

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Chef de Partie Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$31,000

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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