Avg. Base Salary (AUD)
The average salary for an Executive Chef is AU$82,396
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Executive Chefs?
An early career Executive Chef with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$80,673 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Executive Chef with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$77,974 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Executive Chef …Read more
What Do Executive Chefs Do?
The job of executive chefs is to share their knowledge and experience with employees under them, delegate tasks, and ensure the quality of all food produced in their kitchens. An executive chef needs expert culinary knowledge and insight into how to run a kitchen. They must also be knowledgeable of needed kitchen equipment and able to track inventory. Those working under the executive chef must be able to follow the executive chef’s orders; that means an executive chef must train his or her …Read more
- Develop menus, special dishes and supervise food preparation.
- Oversee back of house labor percentages and budgets, cost of goods sold and other expenses.
- Manage all food and beverage operations, quality and related costs.