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Head Chef Salary
in Nevada, United States

$89,660 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Head Chef is $89,660 a year and $43 an hour in Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Head Chef is between $63,393 and $111,098. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Head Chef. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nevada, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Coordinates activities of and directs indoctrination and training of Chefs, Cooks, and other kitchen workers engaged in preparing and cooking foods in upscale restaurants to ensure efficient and profitable food services.
  • Plans or collaborates with others in planning menus and utilization of food surpluses and leftovers, taking into account probable number of guests, marketing conditions, popularity of various dishes, and recency of menu.
  • Estimates food consumption, and purchases or requisitions foodstuffs and kitchen supplies.
  • Reviews menus, analyzes recipes, determines food, labor, and overhead costs, and assigns prices to menu items.
  • Directs food apportionment policy to control costs.
  • Supervises cooking and other kitchen personnel and coordinates their assignments to ensure economical and timely food production.
  • Distinguished from Executive Chef in that the Executive Chef (Fine Dining) has responsibilities for restaurants catering to the upscale market.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Head Chef Job Listings for Nevada, United States

Sous Chef - Sophisticated Corporation
Oct 23
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Gecko Hospitality Rockville
When the Head Chef is away, the Sous Chef will be the leader. Benefits: * Health Plan / Dental Plan * 401K Plan * 529 Plan * Paid vacation * Short and long term disability * Life insurance * Flex ...
Executive Chef
Oct 5
Stateline, NV, USA
Chart House
Chart House has an excellent career opportunity for individuals that have a true passion for food and an unrelenting drive to provide exceptional guest service and hospitality Executive Chef ...
Hiring Now: Executive Sous Chef (Fine Dining)
Dec 7
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Brian Golbourne | Recruiter | BGolbourne@goodwinrecruiting.com
We're looking for an experienced Executive Sous Chef to join our team at a well-known restaurant concept on the fabulous Las Vegas Strip. If you're seeking a new opportunity with a fast-growing ...
Executive Chef
Sep 27
Reno, NV, USA
Nakoma Resort
In conjunction with the Executive Chef, establish goals for the kitchen, anticipate and resolve problems concerning all facets of the kitchen, anticipate trends, enact approved profit-oriented and ...
Executive Chef
Oct 9
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Clique Hospitality
Responsibilities: * Oversee day-to-day culinary operations * Coordinate food and kitchenware orders * Check freshness and quality of ingredients * Standardize recipes and plate presentations * Manage ...