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First-Line Supervisor of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Minimum Education Required for this Career

Basic Certificate
Advanced Certificate
Associate's Degree
4+ year Degree
Advanced Certificate
$20,823

Nature of the Work

First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers typically:

  • Train workers in food preparation, and in service, sanitation, and safety procedures.
  • Compile and balance cash receipts at the end of the day or shift.
  • Perform various financial activities, such as cash handling, deposit preparation, and payroll.
  • Supervise and participate in kitchen and dining area cleaning activities.
  • Estimate ingredients and supplies required to prepare a recipe.
  • Resolve customer complaints regarding food service.
  • Control inventories of food, equipment, smallware, and liquor, and report shortages to designated personnel.
  • Purchase or requisition supplies and equipment needed to ensure quality and timely delivery of services.
  • Observe and evaluate workers and work procedures to ensure quality standards and service, and complete disciplinary write-ups.
  • Specify food portions and courses, production and time sequences, and workstation and equipment arrangements.

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Wage estimates are based on Occupational Employment Statistics and the American Community Survey. Wage estimates are also affected by county-level Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) earnings by industry. The Nature of the Work description is from O*Net Online, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.