The average salary for a Front of House Manager, Restaurant is $42,978.
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Job Description for Front of House Manager, Restaurant
In the broadest terms, sit-down restaurants traditionally divide the areas of responsibility between “back of house” (the areas guests don’t normally view, typically including the kitchen, dishwashing area, storage, and receiving) and “front of house” (the dining room, lobby, and lounge or bar). A restaurant front of house manager oversees functions and employees in the front of the house. The front of house manager's main goal is to ensure that procedures are followed for seating and serving …Read more
Front of House Manager, Restaurant Tasks
- Manage daily operations of the public areas of a theater, restaurant, or concert hall.
- Oversee preparation of public areas before guests arrive, and maintain cleanliness during business hours.
- Ensure compliance with safety and health regulations.
- Hire, train, and supervise front of house staff, making sure they meet customer service and sales objectives.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Front of House Manager, Restaurant
The top respondents for the job title Front of House Manager, Restaurant are from the companies Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., Texas Roadhouse, Inc and Texas Roadhouse, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Texas Roadhouse, Inc where the average pay is $37,250. Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. pays the lowest at around $36,973.
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Popular Skills for Front of House Manager, Restaurant
Skills in People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inventory Management, Scheduling, Customer Relations and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Front of House Manager, Restaurant
An entry-level Front of House Manager, Restaurant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $38,709 based on 14 salaries. An early career Front of House Manager, Restaurant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,288 based on 215 salaries. A mid-career Front of House Manager, Restaurant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,577 based on 111 salaries. An experienced Front of House Manager, Restaurant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,180 based on 106 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $44,344.
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Employees with Front of House Manager, Restaurant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 18.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (13.5% more) and Denver, Colorado (5.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Bloomington, Indiana (3.4% less).
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