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RESTAURANT MANAGER: I've Seen More Smiling Faces In This Industry Than Any Other

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Nathaniel is a restaurant manager and restaurant expeditor. Nathaniel's typical day involves taking care of catering orders as well as cooking and preparing food. He has worked his way up in the industry since high school and currently runs two restaurants.

Job Title: Restaurant Manager

Job Summary: Food Service Managers

Job Description

Food service managers are responsible for the daily operations of restaurants and other establishments that prepare and serve food and beverages to customers. Managers ensure that customers are satisfied with their dining experience.

On-the-Job Training


Certification Requirement
Recommended by th National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$30,000 - $80,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
-10 to 0 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Long hours
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Home, Military, Remote, Physically demanding, Hospital / Clinic, Indoor, Office
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Detail oriented, Leadership ability, Organizational skills, Problem solving skills, Public speaking ability, Strength/stamina

Educational Path

Education requirement
Education Requirement
High school degree
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