Food Service Managers

Are you curious about a career as a food service manager in the United States of America? Read the outline below and then watch the videos included here to get better understanding of this career. Finally, don’t forget to use the comments section below to let us know what you learned today and if you would like us to include any other careers you’re interested in.

Now you can learn what Food Service Managers do, the work environment, how to become one, salary, and job outlook.

While you watch the first video on food service managers, pay close attention to specialization areas, duties, and important qualities, as many job interview questions are based on this information.

If you’re interested in a career as a food service manager in the USA, pay close attention to the education and training section, as well as licenses, certifications, and registrations, so that you know what to expect in getting prepared.

Finally, you need to review the job outlook section for food service managers and know what to expect in the following years in terms of how many people are currently working in this field, as well as how many more are expected to be hired. The smaller total number of those employed in the field and the percentage of growth, the greater the job competition and higher difficulty for one to find a career as a food service manager. However, the higher the total number of those employed in the field, and the above average percentage of job growth, the greater the likelihood of entry into this career.

You are strongly encouraged to watch both videos about food service managers below, take good notes, and then visit the comments section below and share your thoughts and your knowledge on food service managers in the United States of America.

What Food Service Managers Do

Food service managers are responsible for the daily operation of restaurants or other establishments that prepare and serve food and beverages.

Work Environment

Food service managers work in restaurants, hotels, school cafeterias, and other establishments where food is prepared and served. They often work evenings, weekends, and holidays. The work can be hectic, and dealing with dissatisfied customers can be stressful.

How to Become a Food Service Manager

Most applicants qualify with a high school diploma and several years of work experience in the food service industry. However, some may receive additional training at a community college, technical or vocational school, culinary school, or 4-year college.


The median annual wage for food service managers was $56,590 in May 2020.

Job Outlook

Employment of food service managers is projected to grow 1 percent from 2019 to 2029, slower than the average for all occupations. Those with several years of work experience in food service and a degree in hospitality, restaurant, or food service management will have the best job opportunities.

6 thoughts on “Food Service Managers”

  1. Dear Sir.
    Good morning to you. I am Shafiqur Rahaman and your website subscriber. Really I want to take one year training food service manager from your organization. Will you agree to send for me training offer letter with visa for me please? I wait to get your answer here. Thank you very much.

    Your Truly
    Shafiqur Rahaman

    1. Hello Shafiqur, I hope you’re enjoying the educational lessons and activities I provide here free of charge. No, I do not offer training, employment, or visas for people to come to the USA. Best wishes!

  2. Hello English learners,
    These lessons are very important if we like to improve our English. We learn how to pronounce each word and what they mean. Bye

    1. Thank you for sharing, Med. I encourage you to watch the videos which will help you understand these careers better and help improve your English comprehension.

  3. Hello, Hind from Iraq, Food service manager are responsible for all function of business related to employees ( interview the train, appraise , discipline and sometimes fire the employee) also payroll the employee. This sector is profitable for investigation but must we apply the skills in the tru position. With tru manger and all time customer satisfaction , also we study the market while we distinguish our job to others. In my country this sector is flowers because not very expensive like other investigation. And Iraqi culture would like eating out of house and spend good time with family or friend. Or others, also there are many occupation in it and the median hourly wage is good variety living income

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