Restaurant and Food Service Managers

Restaurant and food service managers are responsible for the overall operation of businesses that serve food. Food service work includes the purchasing of a variety of food, selection of the menu, preparation of the food, and, most importantly, maintenance of health and sanitation levels. It is the responsibility of managers to oversee staffing for each task in addition to performing the business and accounting functions of restaurant operations. There are approximately 338,700 food service managers employed in the United States.


Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
Related School Subjects
  • Business
  • Health
  • Mathematics
Skills
  • Business Management
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership
Personality Traits
  • Conventional
  • Helpful
  • Outgoing
Licensure/Certification Recommended

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