The average salary for a Chef Manager in Australia is AU$58,979.
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Job Description for Chef Manager
A chef manager works at a restaurant, cafeteria, catering company, hotel, or any other establishment that serves food. Since this is a management position, past management experience may have to be proven. It is also important to be able to show cooking skills and adequate job experience in the food service field. The chef manager will also have to take inventory and order supplies when they are low, ensuring that the products received are fresh and of quality. The manager may also have a budg…Read more
Chef Manager Tasks
- Develop and be accountable for a safety culture that creates a work environment where no one gets hurt.
- Standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality.
- Select and develop recipes.
- Estimate food consumption and requisition or purchase food.
- Train and manage kitchen personnel and supervise/coordinate all related culinary activities.
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Popular Skills for Chef Manager
Skills in Food Preparation, Menu Planning, People Management, Order Inventory and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Chef Manager
An early career Chef Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$56,592 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Chef Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$58,168 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Chef Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$60,137 based on 63 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$60,636.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Chef Manager in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 9.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (4.6% more) and Geelong, Victoria (2.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (11.1% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (9.6% less).
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