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Fine Dining Restaurant Chef Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$57,686 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Fine Dining Restaurant Chef is $57,686 a year and $28 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Fine Dining Restaurant Chef is between $42,135 and $70,657. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Fine Dining Restaurant Chef. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Supervises, coordinates, and contributes to the activities of cooks and other kitchen personnel engaged in preparing and cooking foods in hotel, restaurant, cafeteria, or other establishment.
  • Trains workers in task performance.
  • Determines food consumption, and requisitions or purchases foodstuffs, supplies, and equipment.
Fine Dining Restaurant Chef Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Chefs and Head Cooks

Job family population: 131,430

Estimated population of Fine Dining Restaurant Chef jobs: 7,917

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Fine Dining Restaurant Chef Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Chef - Fine Dining
May 3
Chicago, IL, USA
Gecko Hospitality
As an Executive Chef with our restaurant, we will provide a remarkable place for you to further ... a fine dining environment is a must for the Executive Chef * The Executive Chef must have the ...
Sous Chefs needed for Fine Dining Establishment in Chicago!
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
Goodwin Recruiting
Executive Sous Chef Experience & Skills * 3+ years' experience with restaurant culinary leadership * Must have recent big brand Fine Dining Experience * Experience in High Volume environment, $5 ...
Executive Chef - Fine Dining
Apr 9
Oak Brook, IL, USA
Gecko Hospitality
Executive Chef Fine Dining-Industry Leader Our Company is seeking a qualified Professional ... Our concept is among many restaurants developed by a company operating three distinct upscale ...
Pastry Chef
May 4
Chicago, IL, USA
... casual fine dining restaurant in the River North neighborhood. We are open for dinner service seven nights a week currently with expanded services coming soon. Postition will work closely with ...
Sous Chef / Kitchen Manager
May 23
Chicago, IL, USA
Bill's Bar & Burger
Requirements: * At least 2 years of Culinary Management experience in am upscale/fine dining ... The company also operates a group of signature restaurants, including Vic & Anthony's, Grotto ...
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