The average salary for a Corporate Chef is $73,187.
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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 re…Read more
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.
Job Satisfaction for Corporate Chef
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Popular Skills for Corporate Chef
Skills that pay less than market rate include Training, Training Management, Operations Management, Product Development and Menu Planning.
Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Chef
An early career Corporate Chef with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,325 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Corporate Chef with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,412 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Corporate Chef with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,957 based on 93 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $78,228.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Corporate Chef in their job title in Charlotte, North Carolina earn an average of 29.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (26.3% more) and Houston, Texas (12.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Virginia Beach, Virginia (22.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (13.4% less).
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