Head Chef (Fine Dining) Salary in Newport Beach, California

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Average Salary for Head Chef (Fine Dining) in Newport Beach, California

The average salary of a(n) Head Chef (Fine Dining) in Newport Beach, California is $105,043.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Head Chef (Fine Dining) in Newport Beach, California is $50.50.

The average bonus of a(n) Head Chef (Fine Dining) in Newport Beach, California is $4,034.00.

Job Description:

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. Observes methods of food preparation and cooking, sizes of portions, and garnishing of foods to ensure food is prepared in prescribed manner. Tests cooked foods by tasting and smelling them. Devises special dishes and develops recipes. Hires and discharges employees. Familiarizes newly hired chefs and cooks with practices of restaurant kitchen and oversees training of cook apprentices. Maintains time and payroll records. Establishes and enforces nutrition and sanitation standards for restaurant. May supervise or cooperate with steward/stewardess in matters pertaining to kitchen, pantry, and storeroom. Less

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... More

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