Corporate Chef Salary

A Corporate Chef earns an average salary of $70,801 per year. A skill in Budget Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$48,583 - $112,157
$49K
$72K
$110K
MEDIAN: $71,940
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$0$116K
Salary $48,583 - $112,157
Bonus $1,021 - $19,956
Profit Sharing $8,139
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$48,301 - $116,963
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 136

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Job Description for Corporate Chef

Corporate chefs are tasked with managing the culinary operations of a business and serving as entrepreneurs in their own right to ensure its success. They must work to perfect the dining experience at their establishment and work extensively with sales teams for commercial growth, as well as reach out on social media and other platforms to market the business. They may also oversee marketing campaigns and help manage administrative responsibilities such as finances, sales reporting, and human resources (HR).

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Corporate Chef Tasks

  • Design menus for usage company wide, from initial research and development through delivery.
  • Prepare expense estimations and work within budget guidelines.
  • Create standards for culinary excellence, enforcing quality control measures when necessary.
  • Liaise between customers, culinary team, and vendors.
  • Conduct extensive research on foods, menus, and customer trends, translating the findings into a menu development strategy.

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Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Chef

Pay by Experience for a Corporate Chef has a positive trend. An entry-level Corporate Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 20 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Corporate Chef with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Corporate Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 73 salaries. A Corporate Chef with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 53 salaries.

Corporate Chef Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Corporate Chef?

Corporate Chef in Greenville:
"What a challange it would be to introduce a new food item to."
Be familiar with job description, pay structure and benefits associated with tenure.

Corporate Chef in Boston:
"Be a great Corporate chef."
Be ahead of the game with new food trends, dont be afraid to make mistakes.

Corporate Chef in Columbus:
"Sales And People Management."
Work to not have sales numbers attached to what is expected, rather calculate the impact made by showing customers innovation and creativity.

Corporate Chef in Chicago:
"I do sales, I cook and I'm a buyer."
Pros: Helping design and price menus for the customers.
Cons: The pay.

Corporate Chef in Milwaukee:
"I Am Very Happy With My Position And Also My Company."
Pros: The ability to travel continually learn about our industry from a scientific point of view. Allowed to stretch my reach and grow with the company.
Cons: Occasionally the communication is not the best.

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Key Stats for Corporate Chef

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Corporate Chef Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

▲2%

National Average
$73,000

Mid-Career
▼17%

Entry-Level
▼31%

Skills That Affect Corporate Chef Salaries

Budget Management
▲22%

Operations Management
▲7%

National Average
$73,000

People Management
▼13%

Product Development
▼17%

▼19%

Chef (Opscode)
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 18%
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