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The average pay for a Food Service Manager with Operations Management skills is $13.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Food Service Manager with Operations Management skills is $44,733 per year.

MEDIAN $13.00
MEDIAN $44,733
$38,974 - $49,590
MEDIAN: $44,733

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Salary $44,733
Bonus $0.00
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$23,799 - $53,993
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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 manger is concerned with managing the activities of the serving staff, while kitchen managers are responsible for the directing the efforts of those working in kitchens.


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.

Food Service Manager Job Listings

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Q: What is it like working as a Food Service Manager?

Food Service Manager in Fresno:
Pros: The people aspect.
Cons: Hours, schedule, stress and days off.

Food Service Manager in Southall:
Pros: Extremely stressful, ethics and proper code of practise.
Cons: Lack of assistance to get the job done timeously and as required.

Food Service Manager in Roanoke:
"No overtime time for salary people."
Make a deal before you get hired.

Food Service Manager in Plano:
"Bending to make others happy."
Pros: Working for Chipotle is fairly alright you don't have it like other places as you do here get a free uniform except shoes free employee meals and 50% off a meal anytime you go and don't work.
Cons: Some customers are rude to points to make you cry.

Food Service Manager in Slippery Rock:
"Work Flexibility."
Pros: The flexibility of the job, the benefits, the work atmosphere.
Cons: Working weekends.

Food Service Manager in Catonsville:
Pros: I like cooking and preparing meals, Dealing with the public most of the time. Training other employees, sending food orders in, making life easier for customers to have their meals/snacks prepared for them.Employee's the month get recognised with gift cards for Royal Farms. We are like a family and work as a team.
Cons: Do not feel appreciated, do not get free or discounted meals. Raises are only .25 cents so they say.

Food Service Manager in Los Angeles:
"Its About Getting Along With Everyone."
It really is about good communication and seeing the vision your company has and good follow through.

Key Stats for Food Service Manager

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 25%