What does a Food Service Manager do?

Food Service Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

£27,766 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: £28K
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Food Service Manager Career Path

Learn how to become a Food Service Manager, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

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Food Service Manager Insights

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Food Service Supervisor
24 Oct 2020

“Some of the people you work with are great and some of the customers are just amazing.”

SAGE Dining ServicesSAGE Dining Services
Food Service Director
5 Sep 2019

“You have a great place to work and your quality of life is even better.”

Maryland Department of Natural ResourcesMaryland Department of Natural Resources
Seasonal Concessions Manager
15 Aug 2021

“The pay is not great (but what do you expect for a job geared toward students).”

Food Service Supervisor
14 Jan 2020

“My manager tried the best he could to accomidate me with the situation I was in.”

Food Retail
12 Jan 2021

“Experienced and pleasant staff to work with.”

Cameron Estate InnCameron Estate Inn
Banquet Manager
16 Nov 2021

“Pay was good but not worth what you go through!”

A&W RestaurantsA&W Restaurants
Food Service Supervisor
12 Sep 2021

“Not worth a good hourly pay”

ASM GlobalASM Global
Concession Lead
6 Oct 2020

“Benefits are okay but not the best”

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Food Service Manager Interviews

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Catering Coordinator
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Food And Beverage Manager
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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a food service manager

When working as a food service manager, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Positive Attitude, English, Attention To Detail, Program Design and Project Design.

The most similar professions to food service manager are:
  • Catering Coordinator
  • Food And Beverage Manager
  • Bartender
  • Server

The most common qualifications to become a food service manager is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.