The average salary for a Food Service Manager at Compass Group is $49,948.
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Job Description for Food Service Manager
Food service managers work in most fields involving the serving of food, including fast food, fine dining, hotels and resorts, catering businesses, and similar business types involving the preparation and service of prepared foods. In smaller settings, they often are responsible for overseeing the work of all kitchen and service employees. In larger settings, they often work with other managers to ensure smooth overall operation of the business or establishment. Generally, the food service mange…Read more
Food Service Manager Tasks
- Count money and make bank deposits, monitor financial transactions.
- Schedule staff hours and assign duties.
- Monitor food preparation to ensure that food is prepared and presented in an acceptable manner.
- Maintain food and equipment inventories, and keep inventory records.
- Ensure customer service regarding food quality, service or accommodations.
Popular Employer Salaries for Food Service Manager
The top respondents for the job title Food Service Manager are from the companies Sodexo, Inc., Aramark and Aramark Food Services. Reported salaries are highest at Aramark Corporation where the average pay is $48,598. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Sodexo, Inc. and Aramark, earning around $48,580 and $48,217, respectively. A'Viands pays the lowest at around $36,059. Aramark Higher Education and Aramark Food Services also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $45,317 and $46,861, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Food Service Manager
Skills in Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Order Inventory, Customer Service, Food Preparation and People Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Food Service Manager
An experienced Food Service Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,910 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $45,500.
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