The average salary for an Entry-Level General Manager, Food Service with Scheduling skills is $34,957.
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Job Description for General Manager, Food Service
General managers in the food service field work in places such as cafes, restaurants, and cafeterias, and at least a few years of experience in the industry, and in management, are generally required for this position. Food service general managers must strive to offer excellent food and quality service to customers and should have in-depth knowledge of service standards, hygiene practices, recipes, and food preparation. They should be able to lead by example and motivate their teams of employe…Read more
General Manager, Food Service Tasks
- Implement efficient food service operations, appropriate cost controls, marketing programs and profit management.
- Oversee maintenance of equipment, facility and grounds through the use of a preventative maintenance program.
- Oversee day-to-day operations.
- Ensure OSHA, local health and safety codes and company safety and security policies are met.
- Ensure food quality and customer satisfaction.
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Popular Skills for General Manager, Food Service
Skills in Customer Service and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Order Inventory, Hiring and Inventory Management.
Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Food Service
An early career General Manager, Food Service with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $37,521 based on 197 salaries. A mid-career General Manager, Food Service with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,032 based on 127 salaries. An experienced General Manager, Food Service with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,735 based on 135 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $52,172.
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