Executive Chef in Buffalo, New York Salary

An Executive Chef in Buffalo, New York earns an average salary of $50,868 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Budget Management, Menu Planning, Food Preparation, and Inventory Management.

$38,651 - $93,208
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MEDIAN: $54,496
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Salary $38,651 - $93,208
Bonus $9,000
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$38,651 - $101,098
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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.

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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.

About Buffalo, New York

Erie County, New York
258,066
Male:
124,537 (48.3%)
Female:
133,529 (51.7%)
Buffalo (/ˈbʌfəloʊ/) is a city in western New York state and the county seat of Erie County, on the eastern shores of Lake Erie at the head of the Niagara River. As of 2014, Buffalo is New York state's 2nd-most populous city after New York City, with 258,703 residents. The metropolitan area has a population of 1.13 million. Buffalo grew significantly in the 19th and 20th centuries as a result of the Erie Canal, railroads and Lake Erie, providing an abundance of fresh water and an ample trade route to the midwestern United States, while grooming its economy for the grain, steel and automobile industries during the 20th century. After an economic downturn in the latter half of the 20th century, Buffalo's economy has transitioned to sectors that include financial services, technology, biomedical engineering and education. Residents of Buffalo are called "Buffalonians". The city's nicknames include "The Queen City", "The Nickel City",...
Buffalo:
$32,509
New York:
$60,850
$711
Buffalo:
$75,800
New York:
$293,500
4.3%

Executive Chef Job Listings

Key Stats for Executive Chef

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Executive Chef Salaries

National Average
$55,000

Late-Career
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼19%

Skills That Affect Executive Chef Salaries

Budget Management
▲8%

Menu Planning
▲1%

Food Preparation
▲1%

Inventory Management
▲1%

National Average
$55,000

Operations Management
▼4%

Order Inventory
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 40%