The average hourly pay for an Experienced Head Chef in St. Louis, Missouri is $10.50.
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Job Description for Head Chef
Head chefs work in restaurants, cafeterias, catering companies, bakeries, and many other other places which serve food. These chefs are generally expected to specialize in the particular cuisines served by their employers in order to prepare and cook food, often with the help of other chefs, and present it in an attractive manner. In some positions, head chefs may also be responsible for creating and modifying the menu or setting prices for selections. Some employers prefer that their head chef…Read more
Head Chef Tasks
- Manage kitchen operation including food purchases and preparation, record keeping, quality standards, and sanitation.
- Train employees in cooking methods, plate presentations, portions, and cost control.
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Employees with Head Chef in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 166.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (66.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (57.1% more).
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