The average salary for an Executive Chef at Aramark is $68,700.
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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…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Executive Chef
The top respondents for the job title Executive Chef are from the companies Sodexo, Inc., Compass Group and Marriott International, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Marriott International, Inc. where the average pay is $78,614. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Compass Group and Sodexo, Inc., earning around $63,113 and $60,109, respectively. Holiday Inn pays the lowest at around $43,349. Holiday Retirement Corporation and Morrison Healthcare also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $51,204 and $54,235, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Executive Chef
Skills in Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Food Preparation, Inventory Control and People Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Executive Chef
An experienced Executive Chef with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $78,947 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $64,938.
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