Food Service Managers

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Food and Beverage Manager, Food Service Director, Food Service Manager, Restaurant Manager

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What they do:
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that serves food and beverages.
On the job, you would:
  • Keep records required by government agencies regarding sanitation or food subsidies.
  • Investigate and resolve complaints regarding food quality, service, or accommodations.
  • Maintain food and equipment inventories, and keep inventory records.



  • customer service
  • management

Arts and Humanities

  • English language

Education and Training

  • teaching and course design

Manufactured or Agricultural Goods

  • food production


Basic Skills

  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions


  • looking for ways to help people
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions

Resource Management

  • selecting and managing the best workers for a job
  • managing your time and the time of other people



  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say

Ideas and Logic

  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems

Hand and Finger Use

  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady


People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.

They do well at jobs that need:

  • Dependability
  • Leadership
  • Self Control
  • Cooperation
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Attention to Detail


You might use software like this on the job:

Word processing software

  • Google Docs Hot Technology
  • Microsoft Word Hot Technology

Point of sale POS software

  • ClubSoft Food & Beverage Point of Sale
  • Restaurant Manager

Analytical or scientific software

  • Aurora FoodPro
  • SweetWARE nutraCoster


Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
some college
usually needed

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