Food Service Manager

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Job Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that serves food and beverages.

Other Job Titles

Banquet Manager, Catering Manager, Food and Beverage Director, Food and Beverage Manager, Food Service Director, Food Service Manager, Food Service Supervisor, Kitchen Manager, Restaurant General Manager, Restaurant Manager

Job Tasks

  • Keep records required by government agencies regarding sanitation or food subsidies.
  • Investigate and resolve complaints regarding food quality, service, or accommodations.
  • Maintain food and equipment inventories, and keep inventory records.
  • Monitor food preparation methods, portion sizes, and garnishing and presentation of food to ensure that food is prepared and presented in an acceptable manner.
  • Schedule and receive food and beverage deliveries, checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.

Annual Salary

Workers on average earn $33.77/hr. – $70,240 annual.
Projected Growth (2019-2029) Slower than average (1%-2%)
Projected job openings (2019-2029) 34,800

Required Education

High School Diploma/ GED, On-the-job experience


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