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  • Bilingual Executive Chef

    The Executive Chef is a management position overseeing chef managers as well as hourly culinary staff, responsible for developing and executing culinary solutions to meet customer needs and tastes. Ensure compliance with Aramark SAFE food and Quality Assurance standards, occupational and environmental safety policies in all culinary and kitchen operations Maintain integrity of the standard Aramark food offer; responsible for always maintaining food quality and safety of items At Aramark, developing new skills and doing what it takes to get the job done make a positive impact for our employees and for our customers.
    $48k-84k yearly est.28d ago
  • Head Chef

    Ensure products are prepared with consistency, high-quality and are eye-appealing to our customers using Wegmans extensive library of recipes and techniques Location: Washington, DC Create excitement and educate others about new programs at Wegmans Wegmans retirement profit sharing plan Because with a family-like atmosphere of shared support, leaders who have your best interest at heart and growth as part of everything we do, Wegmans is the place for you to do what you love and love what you do.
    $63.4k-67.4k yearly10d ago
  • Sous Chef

    Summary: It is the responsibility of a Sous Chef to ensure that the kitchen provides nutritious, safe, eye-appealing, and properly flavored food. CAMERON MITCHELL RESTAURANTS is seeking a SOUS CHEF to join our team!
    $60k yearly6d ago
  • Head Chef

    Ensure products are prepared with consistency, high-quality and are eye-appealing to our customers using Wegmans extensive library of recipes and techniques Location: Washington, DC Create excitement and educate others about new programs at Wegmans Wegmans retirement profit sharing plan Because with a family-like atmosphere of shared support, leaders who have your best interest at heart and growth as part of everything we do, Wegmans is the place for you to do what you love-and love what you do.
    $63.4k-67.4k yearly3d ago
  • Executive Sous Chef

    Assist the Executive Chef in creating and maintaining an exceptional culinary experience
    $58k-88k yearly est.13d ago
  • Part Time Pastry Chef

    This is a part time position. Responsible for preparing, processing, packaging, and stocking products according to Fresh Foods Standards. Also responsible for providing customer service, cleaning work areas, unloading stock, and reloading salvage products according to Fresh Foods Standards. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Associates must be at least 18 years of age. PERSONAL SKILLS. Exceptional interpersonal skills. Willingness to participate in and successfully complete required training and to work with the team to increase customer satisfaction and sales. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE. High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; and culinary experience and sales. LANGUAGE SKILLS. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos [in English]. Ability to write simple correspondence [in English]. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other associates of the organization who only speak English. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers and to perform these operations using units of American money, volume, and weight measurement. REASONING ABILITY. Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS. Complete Company's training including but not limited to: new hire orientation, food sanitation, customer service network, safety, food safety, and product knowledge. JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES. Has knowledge of cooking terminology, ingredients, and food safety practices; measures; uses a knife; identifies and uses various pieces of small and large kitchen equipment; reads and follows directions/kits; uses all cooking methods; determines degree of doneness in cooked foods; uses portion control tools; garnishes food appropriately. PHYSICAL DEMANDS. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The associate is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The associate must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds [occasionally lift up to 50 pounds] and reaches from 6-72 inches. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color, and depth perception. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the associate constantly works in a moderate environment and is frequently exposed to hot, cool, and extreme cold, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Work hazards include but are not limited to: hot surfaces, steam, wet floors, hot grease, heavy lifting, knives and other sharp objects, and electrical shocks.
    $22k-37k yearly est.15d ago
  • Sous Chef $4,000 Sign-on Bonus!

    The sous chef will be in charge of all culinary functions in the chef's absence, including staffing, food production, utility, and kitchen sanitation. We're part of a growing network of communities developed and managed by Erickson Senior Living, a national provider of senior living and health care with campuses in 11 states-and growing.
    $49.6k-74.4k yearly40d ago
  • Kitchen Prep

    * Have 1+ year fine dining Prep Cook or Baking experience * Community volunteer opportunities with Landry's League
    $19k-29k yearly est.10d ago
  • Kitchen Prep

    Here at Fogo, we complement our extraordinary service with extraordinary people.It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!We're committed to bringing a passion and customer focus to the business.Now Hiring / Immediately Hiring:Kitchen PrepIn this role you will: Fogo de Ch o is a leading Brazilian steakhouse, or Churrascaria, which has specialized for nearly 40 years in fire-roasting high-quality meats utilizing the centuries-old Southern Brazilian cooking technique of churrasco.
    $17k-24k yearly est.16d ago
  • Pastry Chef

    As a Pastry Chef you will be challenged daily to preserve our traditional dishes as well as tap into your own innovative inspirations to dish up brand-new treasures. Our Company is searching for an experienced Pastry Chef to lead in our fast paced, growing company. Apply Today to become the Pastry Chef for our location in Ashburn VA. Title of Position - Pastry Chef The Pastry Chef must be extremely guest oriented with the highest degree of honesty and integrity Job Description: The Pastry Chef will need to have high volume and full-service experience. As solid track record in achieving financial results is necessary for the Pastry Chef A passion for mentoring and developing others is necessary for the Pastry Chef The Pastry Chef will be responsible for all equipment sanitation and maintenance and must be able to communicate effectively to delegate such tasks appropriately and diligently, following the strictest standards and procedures set in place. Qualifications: The Pastry Chef must have high volume restaurant management experience of at least 3 years The Pastry Chef should always make themselves available to the restaurant Apply Today for our location in Ashburn, VA. to be considered for the Pastry Chef position. Apply Now Pastry Chef located in Ashburn, VA.
    $65k yearlyEasy Apply60d+ ago
  • Full Time Catering Captain/Supervisor - Sodexo George Mason University

    The Supervisor - Senior may work in any type of food location on client premises. Serves as a working lead supervisor coordinating activities of workers or service employees engaged in food operations or services at larger complex facilities of commercial, health care facility, school, campus or other establishments.
    $32k-45k yearly est.9h ago
  • Regional Executive Chef

    In addition, the Executive Chef directs cooks, bakers, salad prep and other kitchen personnel engaged in preparing, cooking and serving food. The Executive Chef evaluates and solves problems, such as the need to substitute items on menus, reusing cooked food and reducing excess waste and spoilage. The Executive Chef also promotes safety and sanitation, inspects kitchen, bakers, and cooking areas for cleanliness, maintains sanitation and safe food handling, establishes and maintains safe practices in the kitchen regarding the operation or equipment and is responsible for compliance with waste disposal and recycling policies. Responsibilities The Executive Chef is responsible for kitchen operations with an emphasis on production, menu compliance, daily operations and menu development. The Executive Chef is responsible for all kitchen operations with an emphasis on production, supervision of all stations, catering and menu development, and will work closely with the Catering Chef and Catering Director. Thompson Hospitality focuses on three core areas in everything we do: The Executive Chef assists in supporting the highest possible client/customer satisfaction levels, associate relations and unit retention program effectiveness. Thompson Hospitality is the nation's largest minority-owned food and facilities management company. The primary responsibility of the Executive Chef is to provide the highest quality of service to the customer at all times.
    $54k-81k yearly est.8d ago
  • Executive Chef 2

    The seasoned Executive Chef will lead a large culinary team, create innovative menus with diverse cuisines and have a passion for excellence. Sodexo is seeking a Executive Chef 2 for prestigious George Mason University located in Fairfax, VA. * ensure Sodexo Culinary Standards including recipe compliance and food quality; Working for Sodexo: At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great culinary career. Sodexo's executive leaders have a vision for the future and develop strategies that provide direct support to other leaders and teams in our varied operational areas while embodying our core values of Spirit of Progress, Team Spirit and Spirit of Service. At Sodexo, we offer Culinary positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States.
    $53k-83k yearly est.2d ago
  • Chef, Sous - Chantilly VA

    Flik is a member of Compass Group USA Working as the Sous Chef, you will be responsible for the successful operation of the Culinary Department for a facility.
    $39k-53k yearly est.10d ago
  • Sous Chef

    Your interview will be conducted by phone or in person with an Atria recruiter or hiring manager. Responsibilities In the role of Sous Chef and member of the Dining Services team, you will be responsible to prepare nutritious, appetizing, and attractive meals for our residents and ensure a smooth, efficient and safe operation of the kitchen.
    $34k-41k yearly est.16d ago
  • Sous Chef (Full-Time)

    Dining Services at Goodwin Living Goodwin Living is a 2022 Top Workplace in the D.C. region, according to The Washington Post! At Goodwin Living, our employees have a great benefits package worth up to 10,000 a year! Goodwin Living Dining Services team members work in a warm, welcoming environment. At Goodwin Living, we feel deeply connected to our work. Goodwin Living has been uplifting the lives of older adults and those who care for them since 1967. Our family of services includes three senior living communities, an innovative continuing care at home program, health care services, hospice, home health services, rehabilitation therapy and the Goodwin Living Foundation.
    $49k-71k yearly est.34d ago
  • Executive Chef

    The Executive Chef III will train and manage culinary personnel and supervise/coordinate all related culinary activities; estimate food consumption and requisition or purchase food; select and develop recipes; standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality; establish presentation technique and quality standards; plan and price menus; ensure proper equipment operation/maintenance; and ensure proper safety and sanitation in kitchen. Located half a mile outside the Capital Beltway in North Bethesda, Maryland, Strathmore serves the entire Washington, DC region and the state of Maryland with exceptional artistic experiences and opportunities to learn more and connect. The Executive Chef III may oversee special catering events and may also offer culinary instruction and/or demonstrate culinary techniques. Job Listing: Executive Chef @ Sodexo Live! * ACF Certified Executive Chef or ACF Certified Culinary Administrator. An Executive Chef III is charged with maximizing the productivity of the culinary staff, as well as managing the sous chefs who are directly below them in the culinary chain of command. Location: We are seeking an experienced Executive Chef for Strathmore/Music Center located in North Bethesda, MD.
    $75k-80k yearly19d ago
  • Sous Chef

    We are a premier retirement community that is part of a much larger organization, located in Rockville, MD. ! Watermark Retirement Communities has been a leader in the senior housing industry for over 30 years, and our commitment to our associates and a strong, positive culture is a significant driver of this success. We are searching for an energetic Sous Chef to lead our kitchen team. Watermark Retirement Communities is one of the Top 25 Best Workplaces in Senior Housing for Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing and Home Healthcare. Watermark Retirement Communities was ranked among Fortune Magazine's top places to work in The United States for Aging Services!
    $43k-58k yearly est.13d ago
  • Assistant Sous Chef

    Location Falls Church Marriott Fairview Park, 3111 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church, Virginia, United States VIEW ON MAP
    $47k-67k yearly est.1d ago
  • Sous Chef

    The Sous Chef will primarily be responsible for supervising food production, and personnel (Team Members), assisting with food production tasks as needed, and assure that quality and cost standards are consistently attained. * 2 Years' experience as Jr. Sous or Sous Chef, required Congressional Country Club is looking for Team Members that believe the impossible is possible. If you answered yes to all of the questions above, then you should know Congressional Country Club is seeking a Sous Chef. * Experience as Jr. Sous or Sous Chef in Hotel or Resort preferred
    $33k-39k yearly est.23d ago

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Average Salary For a Chef/Catering

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Chef/Catering is $47,693 per year or $23 per hour. The highest paying Chef/Catering jobs have a salary over $84,000 per year while the lowest paying Chef/Catering jobs pay $27,000 per year

Updated March 30, 2023
Average Chef/Catering Salary
$51,720 yearly
$23 hourly

5 Common Career Paths For a Chef/Catering

Executive Chef

Executive chefs are considered the lead chefs in a restaurant. They manage the restaurant's kitchen, including all other chefs employed by the restaurant. Executive chefs are in charge of creating menu items and ensuring that the restaurant's menu is in line with the restaurant's identity. They handle the management of the pantry and ensure that it is well-stocked. They also ensure that all kitchen equipment and fixtures are working well. Executive chefs are responsible for training new chefs on the job to ensure consistent food quality.

Lead Line Cook

Typically, lead line cooks work under the supervision of a chef or head cook in a kitchen. Leadline cooks oversee the food preparation process from start to end. Their duties include the supervision of kitchen staff, recruitment and training of new kitchen employees, and monitoring of food quality. They comply with the sanitation and nutrition regulations of food as well as their safety standards. They should be knowledgeable and have skills in food preparation, customer service, attention to detail, and communication.

Lead Cook

A lead cook, or lead line cook, is a professional restaurant employee who is in charge of supervising the chain of food preparation done by line cooks. Lead cooks work directly under head cooks or chefs who provide instructions in preparing meals. They are well-versed in the restaurant's food health and safety, such as regular hand washing, utensil sanitizing, and proper garbage disposal. To be a successful lead cook, they must obtain knowledge of various cooking techniques and be passionate about food.

Corporate Executive Chef

A Corporate Executive Chef is responsible for the day-to-day operation and culinary standards of a restaurant. They also are responsible for the development of policies and procedures to enhance and measure quality.

Culinary Arts Instructor

A Culinary Arts Instructor holds classes or seminars designed to help others hone their skills as chefs at all levels. They also develop innovative programs and initiatives.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Chef/Catering