How much does a hotel chef make?
Depends on the category of hotel and also the designation he holds – CDP, DCDP, Sous chef, Exe. Chef, Master chef, Corporate chef etc.
In India Exe.chef in 5-star hotel earns lakh+
Exe chef in a 5-star hotel in Gulf makes approx USD 2.5K +
Chefs of 4 star make around the same
Chefs of free-standing restaurants make around USD 1.5 - 2K
Organization/company matters – there is no fixed rule. There are companies who pay USD 4k+ for senior chefs.