Executive Chef in Washington, District of Columbia Salary
An Executive Chef in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $77,126 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
|Salary||$48,857 - $122,554|
|Bonus||$507 - $29,590|
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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).)
|$48,040 - $131,764|
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 in accordance with what the kitchen needs.Read More...
The executive chef plans the day's menu and ensures food costs remain within budget. They assign responsibilities for pieces of meal preparation and monitor quality of food leaving the kitchen. The executive chef also assists with food preparation alongside their staff. Sometimes customer complaints and marketing duties will be part of the executive chef's duties; they must address these concerns and maintain the reputation of the kitchen. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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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