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Restaurant and Food Service Managers

Overview

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 305,000 food service managers employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Conventional

Helpful

Outgoing

Career Ladder
Restaurant Owner-Manager

Restaurant and Food Service Manager

Executive Chef or Food Manager

Assistant Manager

Pantry Supervisor or Food Manager

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