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First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in preparing and serving food.

Also known as

Food Service Supervisor, Kitchen Manager, Food Service Director, Food and Nutrition Services Supervisor, Kitchen Supervisor, Food Service Manager, Food Production Supervisor, Dietary Supervisor, Restaurant Manager, Cafeteria Manager


The typical education required for this career in Minnesota is:
High school diploma or equivalent



Demand 5 / 5
10-Year Growth 5.5%
10-Year Openings 26,960


People in this occupation tend to earn between $15.12 to $22.44 per hour

Cost of Living

A typical family with two adults - working a combined 60 hours per week - with one child at home needs to earn $18.20 per hour per worker to meet their basic needs.

Daily Work Activities

  • Manage food service operations or parts of operations.
  • Communicate with customers to resolve complaints or ensure satisfaction.
  • Balance receipts.
  • Process customer bills or payments.
  • Inspect facilities, equipment or supplies to ensure conformance to standards.

Licensing Information

The state of Minnesota may require a license to work in this career.

Certification Information

Some employers may require an occupational certification to work in this career.

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