The average salary for a Head Chef in Toronto, Ontario is C$53,115 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

C$39,594 - C$62,109
C$40K
C$51K
C$62K
MEDIAN: C$51,472
10%
50%
90%
C$15.10 - C$24.29
C$15
C$19
C$24
MEDIAN: C$19.00
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$62K
Salary C$39,594 - C$62,109
Bonus C$1,500
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$35,453 - C$62,024
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 48
Hourly Data C$0C$26
Hourly Rate C$15.10 - C$24.29
Hourly Tips C$1.00
Overtime C$27.00
Annual Data C$0C$62K
Bonus C$1,500
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$35,453 - C$62,024
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
27%

Experience Affects Head Chef Salaries

Experienced
▲8%

Late-Career
▼0%

National Average
C$49,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Skills That Affect Head Chef Salaries

Menu Planning
▼0%

National Average
C$49,000

Food Preparation
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 50%