Executive Pastry Chef Salary in the United States

How much does an Executive Pastry Chef make in the United States? The average Executive Pastry Chef salary in the United States is $66,111 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $53,085 and $79,470. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Executive Pastry Chef directs and oversees the pastry and baking functions of the kitchen(s), including menu development, inventory and purchasing of supplies, and cost control. Tests and develops recipes. Being an Executive Pastry Chef monitors customer satisfaction. May be responsible for the creation of dessert menus to maximize profits and minimize loss. Additionally, Executive Pastry Chef requires an understanding of federal, state, and local food sanitation regulations. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to an Executive Chef. The Executive Pastry Chef manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be an Executive Pastry Chef typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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