The average salary for a Head Chef is Rs 604,024 per year.

Rs 240,000 - Rs 3,033,911
Rs 240K
Rs 590K
Rs 3M
MEDIAN: Rs 591,795
10%
50%
90%
Rs 0Rs 3M
Salary Rs 240,000 - Rs 3,033,911
Bonus Rs 18,500
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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Rs 246,303 - Rs 3,126,643
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 64

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Head Chef

Pay by Experience for a Head Chef has a positive trend. An entry-level Head Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 512,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Head Chef with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 550,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Head Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 1,498,000 based on 10 salaries. A Head Chef with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 1,600,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Head Chef

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Head Chef Salaries

Late-Career
▲169%

Experienced
▲152%

National Average
Rs 594,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 29%