What is a Chef's Salary?

Answer Chefs earn a median hourly wage of $18.64, which translates to $38,770. Wages vary greatly by industry, state and metropolitan area, with spans ranging from $22,120 annually for the bottom 10 perc... Read More »

Top Q&A For: What is a Chef's Salary

How many other chefs do the iron chefs get?

Not quite sure if this is what you mean, but each chef is allowed two sous chefs in kitchen stadium.

Why are the chefs on TV programs always overweight Why don't we ever see healthy chefs fixing healthy food?

There was a show on Food Network called "Healthy Appetite" with Ellie Krieger. You can find her videos on I've made some of her dishes and I think they're good. Her show was only O... Read More »

What uniform do chefs wear?

Most chefs wear a double-breasted jacket (usually white), checkered pants and a tall hat called a torque. The jacket can be reversed to hide stains, and the doubled front protects the chef from the... Read More »

What jobs are there for ex-chefs?

There is life after the kitchen. After years or decades of grilling meats, tasting sauces and running around at dinnertime, a chef may be ready to turn in his puffy white hat. But there are many jo... Read More »