Chef de Partie Salary
A Chef de Partie earns an average wage of $14.18 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.
|Salary||$14,678 - $51,118|
|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).)
|$21,570 - $46,275|
|Hourly Rate||$10.34 - $18.98|
|Hourly Tips||$0.00 - $4.38|
|Overtime||$9.70 - $26.78|
|Total Pay (||$21,570 - $46,275|
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.Read More...
These chefs must check both raw products and cooked dishes to ensure their quality, and safety in the kitchen is always a top priority. They may be tasked with inspecting supplies, equipment, and the kitchen in general to ensure that safety standards and sanitation practices are observed and met and that foods are cooked and stored at optimal temperatures to avoid foodborne illnesses.
A chef de partie must be able to stand for long periods of time and perform repetitive motions, and they may perform cooking duties separately or employ assistants to carry out the work. Strong communication skills are important in this position to work well with other chefs, servers, and assistants, and some employers require the chef de partie to have attended culinary school while most require prior experience.
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.
Chef de Partie Job Listings
Pay by Experience Level for Chef de Partie
Pay by Experience for a Chef de Partie has a positive trend. An entry-level Chef de Partie with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 60 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chef de Partie with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Chef de Partie which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 36 salaries. A Chef de Partie with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 8 salaries.
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