The average salary for an Executive Chef in India is Rs 900,035.
MEDIAN Rs 900,035
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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…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Executive Chef
Skills in Menu Planning, Food Preparation and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Management and People Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Executive Chef
An entry-level Executive Chef with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 500,284 based on 20 salaries. An early career Executive Chef with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 576,937 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Executive Chef with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 832,111 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Executive Chef with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,186,436 based on 74 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 1,800,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Executive Chef in their job title in New Delhi, Delhi earn an average of 55.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Delhi, Delhi (38.9% more) and Chennai, Tamil Nadu (33.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (36.1% less).
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