The average hourly pay for a Chef, Hotel in Australia is AU$23.16.
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AU$19 - AU$28
AU$41,261 - AU$57,590
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Job Description for Chef, Hotel
Hotel chefs normally manage the kitchen inside a hotel restaurant, and they are also in charge of determining which items are available for room service and how they will be presented. Because many hotels also include banquet or meeting facilities, the hotel chef also ensures the kitchen can skillfully execute such large-scale group orders as well. As with any restaurant chef, a hotel chef usually designs a restaurant menu and ensures their kitchen staff and sous chefs can successfully execute …Read more
Chef, Hotel Tasks
- Modify and update menus and ensure supplies and materials are present.
- Respond to special requests and interact with high profile customers.
- Create special event packages and menus.
- Oversee cleanliness and organization of kitchen and set standards for food presentation.
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Popular Skills for Chef, Hotel
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Food Safety, Chef (Opscode) and Food Labeling Regulations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cleaning and Food Preparation.
Pay by Experience Level for Chef, Hotel
An entry-level Chef, Hotel with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.82 based on 5 salaries. An early career Chef, Hotel with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.80 based on 75 salaries. A mid-career Chef, Hotel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.02 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Chef, Hotel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.90 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$23.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Chef, Hotel in their job title in Newcastle, New South Wales earn an average of 8.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (4.4% more) and Brisbane, Queensland (0.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (12.1% less), Perth, Western Australia (5.4% less) and Hobart, Tasmania (2.3% less).
Years of Experience
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