The average salary for an Entry-Level Executive Chef is C$52,445 per year. A skill in Human Resources is associated with high pay for this job.

C$37,234 - C$70,971
C$37K
C$53K
C$71K
MEDIAN: C$53,089
10%
50%
90%
C$14.86 - C$25.70
C$15
C$20
C$26
MEDIAN: C$20.08
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$70K
Salary C$37,234 - C$70,971
Bonus C$613 - C$9,787
Profit Sharing C$2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$35,624 - C$69,753
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 80
Hourly Data C$0C$45
Hourly Rate C$14.86 - C$25.70
Hourly Tips C$0.00 - C$6.16
Overtime C$37.50
Annual Data C$0C$69K
Bonus C$613 - C$9,787
Profit Sharing C$2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$35,624 - C$69,753
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

Job Description for Executive Chef

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 team in accordance with what the kitchen needs.

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Executive Chef Tasks

  • 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.

Executive Chef Job Listings

Executive Chef Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Executive Chef in Fernie:
"There is no structured budget, there is no perks or bonus."
Get all directives in writing. Follow through with all directives. Manage time efffectivly. Do not let the job rule your personal/family time. Take your time off. Hire the best quality staff you can within set pay scales. Produce the best quality product with the resources available.

Executive Chef in Cambridge:
"Difference in work."
Carefully balance the relationships between yourself and front line staff. Delegate when necessary. Job entails extensively more paperwork/desk job work than Sous chef/Executive Sous Chef roles. Work Balanced.

Executive Chef in Fort McMurray:
"Lots of stress."
Train your staff properly and lots of mentoring.

Executive Chef in Toronto:
Don't necessarily follow current food trends, follow your demographics, not everything is a trend everywhere for everyone.

Key Stats for Executive Chef

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
42%

Skills That Affect Executive Chef Salaries

Human Resources
▲5%

Budget Management
▲3%

Menu Planning
▲1%

National Average
C$52,000

Food Preparation
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 44%