Average Food and Beverage Director Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$71,869
Avg. Salary
$11,000
Bonus
$0
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The average salary for a Food and Beverage Director in Chicago, Illinois is $71,869.
10%
$47k
10%
$72k
50%
$113k
90%
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MEDIAN $71,869
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Salary
$47k - $113k
Bonus
$1k - $21k
Total Pay
$50k - $133k

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Job Description for Food and Beverage Director

Food and Beverage Director Tasks
  • Develop and manage the implementation of menus, package deals, promotions, displays, decorations and presentations.
  • Manage the maintenance and sanitation of the food and beverage areas and equipment.
  • Analyze, forecast, monitor and control the labor and food costs.
  • Direct day to day operations for restaurant outlets, room service, culinary, stewarding, beverage and banquet operations.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Food and Beverage Director. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Food and Beverage Director
Food Service Director
Director of Operations
General Manager, Restaurant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Food and Beverage Director Job Listings

Popular Skills for Food and Beverage Director

Skills that pay less than market rate include Budget Management, Inventory Management and Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Food and Beverage Director

An experienced Food and Beverage Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $73,056 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,000.
Employees with Food and Beverage Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 33.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (25.2% more) and Las Vegas, Nevada (18.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (1.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 24 survey responses.
Experienced
62.5%
Late Career
37.5%