A Mid-Career Head Chef in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) earns an average salary of AU$61,158 per year.

AU$44,555 - AU$71,725
AU$45K
AU$61K
AU$72K
MEDIAN: AU$61,158
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Salary AU$44,555 - AU$71,725
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AU$44,147 - AU$71,129
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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

Key Stats for Head Chef

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %
5-9 years
83%
10-19 years
17%

Skills That Affect Head Chef Salaries

Order Inventory
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People Management
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National Average
AU$58,000



Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 100%