The average salary for an Entry-Level General Manager, Food Service with People Management skills is $38,844.
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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 that pay less than market rate include Hiring, Scheduling, Operations Management, Inventory Management and Customer Service.
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 $40,675 based on 78 salaries. A mid-career General Manager, Food Service with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,007 based on 67 salaries. An experienced General Manager, Food Service with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,252 based on 68 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,289.
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