€29,613
Avg. Salary
€11.97
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Head Chef/Cook is €11.97 per hour.

The average pay for a Head Chef/Cook is €29,613 per year.

€10.14
10%
€11.97
50%
€15.40
90%
MEDIAN €11.97
€28k
10%
€30k
50%
€34k
90%
MEDIAN €29,613
€28,072 - €34,000
€30K
MEDIAN: €29,613
50%
€10.14 - €15.40
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MEDIAN: €11.97
10%
50%
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€0€34K
Salary €29,613
Bonus €203
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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€21,879 - €34,830
  • Country: Ireland
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 16 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data €0€15
Hourly Rate €10.14 - €15.40
Hourly Tips €0.40
Overtime €16.00
Annual Data €0€34K
Bonus €203
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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€21,879 - €34,830
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 16 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

Job Description for Head Chef/Cook

Head chefs/cooks are responsible for overseeing the quality of food as it leaves the kitchen. They must ensure that their kitchens meet the health standards set in place by governmental agencies. Additionally, they are responsible for making sure that other kitchen personnel follow food safety guidelines and meet hygiene standards. Head chefs/cooks must understand how kitchen equipment functions and ensure that it is operable and in safe working condition. Additionally, a head chef/cook often supervises the rest of the kitchen staff. Head chefs/cooks are typically responsible for ordering, inventorying, and keeping detailed records of food items and their costs. They must have experience creating menus that assist owners in attracting and maintaining clientele. They also may be responsible for setting menu prices.

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Head Chef/Cook 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/Cook Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

-6%

National Average: €25,772

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Head Chef/Cook

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Head Chef/Cook Salaries

▲7%

National Average
€26,000

▼5%

▼7%

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

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