The average pay for a Head Chef is AED 172,107 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AED 36,000 - AED 269,187
AED 36K
AED 170K
AED 270K
MEDIAN: AED 170,847
10%
50%
90%
AED 0AED 272K
Salary AED 36,000 - AED 269,187
Bonus AED 5,000
Total Pay (?
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AED 37,500 - AED 272,506
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 20 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 54

Job Description for Head Chef

Head chefs work in restaurants, cafeterias, catering companies, bakeries, and many other other places which serve food. These chefs are generally expected to specialize in the particular cuisines served by their employers in order to prepare and cook food, often with the help of other chefs, and present it in an attractive manner. In some positions, head chefs may also be responsible for creating and modifying the menu or setting prices for selections.

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Head Chef Tasks

  • Manage kitchen operation including food purchases and preparation, record keeping, quality standards, and sanitation.
  • Train employees in cooking methods, plate presentations, portions, and cost control.

Head Chef Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 172,681

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Head Chef

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
59%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Head Chef Salaries

▲4%

▲3%

National Average
AED 173,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
59%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 17%