Executive Chef, Hotel Salary

An Executive Chef, Hotel earns an average salary of $63,473 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$39,141 - $94,417

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$39,105 - $100,819  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 158
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Job Description for Executive Chef, Hotel

An executive chef for a hotel provides a fine dining experience in the restaurant of a hotel. This chef usually manages other chefs and cooks. The chef will often be responsible for the training of kitchen staff.


Executive Chef, Hotel Tasks

  • Manage all food and beverage operations, quality and related costs.
  • Oversee back of house labor percentages and budgets, cost of goods sold and other expenses.
  • Develop menus, special dishes and supervise food preparation.

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What is it like working as an Executive Chef, Hotel?

Executive Chef, Hotel in Waterville:
"It's A Mixed Bag!"
Pros: Menu planning and development, inventory management, personnel management
Cons: Reprimanding personnel and terminating personnel. Interviewing potential new personnel.

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Experience Affects Executive Chef, Hotel Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.


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Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 22%