Restaurant and food service managers plan and direct the operations of restaurants, bars, cafeterias, and formal dining rooms. They determine the type of service to be offered, prepare staff schedules, monitor staff performance, and control the costs/inventories of food/beverages. They must be aware of the laws/regulations regarding the sale of alcohol and must ensure that health/safety regulations are followed.
Accommodation service managers plan and direct the operations of hotels, motels, resorts, student residences, and similar organizations or departments within these facilities. They prepare budgets, monitor expenses, and schedule/supervise staff.
1. Accommodation and food services - 90.0%
2. Retail trade - 3.0%
3. Arts entertainment and recreation - 1.0%
1. The minimum requirement you need is a high school diploma.
2. To be a restaurant or food service manager, you usually need a college or other diploma in food/beverage management, hospitality or a related field. You also need several years' experience, including supervisory experience.
3. To be an accommodation service manager, you usually need a college diploma or university degree in hotel management or a related field if you work for a hotel chain or other large organization. You need several years' experience, and this experience may replace formal education.
4. Many recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 2 in 5 have a community college diploma.
3. English (Communication)
4. A Second Language
Hourly wages ($16.38) are close to the national average ($18.07). These earnings are below average for occupations in the sales and service sector. These wages grew at an average rate from 2002 to 2004.