Top Food Manager Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Food Manager. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Food Manager resumes they appeared on. For example, 18.2% of Food Manager resumes contained Customer Service as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Food Manager actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Food Manager resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Ensured that quality customer service was obtained through proper training and meaningful interaction with customers.
  • Maintained corporate standards for extraordinary customer service, facility maintenance, and food handling.
  • Supervised team members and ensured department was properly staffed and superior customer service.
  • Communicated with customers on concerns and questions as to warrant complimentary customer service.
  • Achieved major improvements in customer service and vendor performance resulting in increased sales.
  • Monitored employee schedules to maintain effective customer service and proper labor percentages.
  • Provide superior customer service and improve productivity and efficiency for the company.
  • Implemented customer service standards ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Provide excellent customer service from greetings up to ensuring complete satisfaction.
  • Increased revenue through quality customer service and marketing merchandise.
  • Provided continuous training to ensure high quality customer service.
  • Participated in the implementation of Disney Customer Service Program.
  • Influenced and communicated staff to deliver outstanding customer service.
  • Deliver exceptional customer service to adhere to company standards.
  • Complete Sales transactions while providing outstanding customer service.
  • Increased students' participation through quality customer service.
  • Awarded several exceptional customer service certificates.
  • Established customer service satisfaction goals.
  • Created schedule, Managed Employees, cycled and ordered food, interviewed hired and terminated employees, ensured the highest customer service
  • Received 5 awards for superior performance for increasing revenue, customer service, efficiency, food safety, and staff retention.

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2. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Followed food safety procedures accordingly to company policies and health and sanitation regulations.
  • Trained staff in the use of deli equipment, safety procedures, and store products.
  • Initiated safety procedures, and root cause analysis for employee productivity.
  • Assigned tasks and oversaw the direction of employeesto ensure compliance with food safety procedures and quality controlguidelines.
  • Processed orders timeline to ensure outstanding customer satisfaction Follow all safety procedures, and promote a safety-first environment
  • Administered company safety programs, safety meetings, safety inspections, and safety procedures regarding maintenance practices within the caster department.

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3. Food Preparation

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Here's how Food Preparation is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Followed state regulations and food preparation procedures to ensure accuracy and quality in business services and products.
  • Completed daily food preparation and ensured customer satisfaction by providing efficient service.
  • Trained several long-term employees on food preparation and cashier responsibilities.
  • Monitored compliance with health and fire regulations regarding food preparation.
  • Executed daily operations of Food Preparation.
  • Perform some food preparation or service tasks such as cooking, clearing tables, serving food, and drinks when necessary.
  • Provide top-quality food by opening the store and overseeing all daily food preparation, including managing the kitchen team.
  • Retail sales; operate fryer/food preparation; cashier; responsible for cash drawer/balance cash till; nightly clean-up.
  • Evaluate food temperatures and conduct sanitation and safety inspections for the food preparation in the service areas.
  • Oversee daily operations of the deli area by maintaining proper food preparation and coding is being followed.
  • Staff training which includes but not limited to cash handling, customer service, & food preparation.
  • Inspected food and food preparations to maintain the highest quality standards while adhering to sanitation regulations.
  • Ensured that standards were maintained in sanitation, food preparation, training, and performance.
  • Trained on several types of large and small equipment used in food preparation.
  • Job responsibilities include food preparation, server, scheduling employees and payroll responsibilities.
  • Operate and maintain all food preparation machines and equipment according to food safety standards
  • Trained and experienced in food preparation, customer service, and custodial duties.
  • Started as a food preparation employee and was promoted to shift manager.
  • Adhered to the highest standards of food preparation and manufacturing of proteins.
  • Experienced in buffet style food preparation and proper food handling procedures.

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4. Food Service Program

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Here's how Food Service Program is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Manage and train the fresh food team of 40; ensure execution of food service program.
  • Trained and led fresh food team in executing the food service program.
  • Monitored an annual $8 million food service program expenditures budget.
  • Implemented various food service programs and handled products.
  • Ensured the 24/7 execution of all food service programs including proper ordering,production planning, product handling and display.
  • Coordinated dining facility operations with management staffers and garrison food service program manager.

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5. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Generate ordering Inventory control Displays Merchandising Sanitation Accomplishments Sales increase while reducing amount of inventory in back room
  • Performed inventory control to assist in guaranteeing product availability.
  • Inventory control, scheduling and supervision of department personnel.
  • Maintain ordering and inventory control for Produce Department.
  • Purchased food and maintained inventory control.
  • Price control responsibilities including inventory control.
  • Ordered product/ inventory control/cycle counts.
  • Promoted to food service manager, perform inventory control, ordering, employee supervision, and hiring.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to create and implement an innovative, new program designed for inventory control.
  • Inventory control ensuring food supplies & equipment met our high standard of operations.
  • Inventory control including ordering, receiving and management of loading and receiving dock.
  • Develop inventory control and training program s. and create start up procedures.
  • Manage departments of Food Safety, Receiving, and Inventory Control.
  • Maintained all inventory controls and reports.
  • Key Initiatives & Accomplishments Provided a high level of customer satisfaction by ensuring product availability by inventory control and intra-facility transfers.
  • Inventory control Careful counting and updating of inventory in store systems to improve and maintain accuracy in computer generated ordering systems.
  • Excel in multi-unit supervision, revenue management and inventory control.
  • Inventory control, casher, retail, computer.
  • Inventory control Successfully passed Health inspections Addressed complaints and situations within the store in a professional manner.
  • Budget and Inventory Control Hiring, Training, and scheduling of employees Truck ordering Cash handling Ensuring guest experience and store cleanliness

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7. Delivery Contents

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Here's how Delivery Contents is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Scheduled and received food and beverages deliveries, checking delivery contents-verifying quality and quantity.
  • Checked delivery contents for quality, quantity and accuracy.
  • Checked delivery contents for accuracy.
  • Checked delivery contents for quality, quantity, accuracy as well as maintain all documents.
  • Checked delivery contents for quality, quantity, accuracy.

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8. Beverage Deliveries

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Here's how Beverage Deliveries is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Used office computer for inventory control and to place orders for food and beverage deliveries.
  • Schedule and receive food and beverage deliveries, checking quality, and quantity.
  • Scheduled and received food and beverage deliveries, verifying order correct was accurate.
  • Scheduled and received food and beverage deliveries.
  • Schedule and receive food and beverage deliveries, checked incoming delivers for quality and quantity assurance.
  • Schedule and receive food/beverage deliveries, checking the content to verify the quantity and quality.

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9. Loss Prevention

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Here's how Loss Prevention is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Participate daily to pass Loss Prevention Audits, SC Johnson Food Safety Audits; Scan Audits for pricing Integrity.
  • Well trained in cheese from around the world, Loss prevention, Training and mentoring associates.
  • Prepared for various audits including loss prevention, service standards, and safety audits.
  • Pulled reports for inventory,sales,loss prevention and cash summary.
  • Protected store assets and reduced expenses by accurately tracking product inventory and assisting in loss prevention.
  • Conducted routine audits to maintain inventory control and support loss prevention initiatives.

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11. Daily Operations

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Here's how Daily Operations is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Performed daily operations including staffing, scheduling, ordering, accounting inventory control, and profit/loss analysis.
  • Ensured maximized efficiency throughout daily operations, resulting in savings of thousands of dollars.
  • Maintained daily operations of cafeteria, including customer service and troubleshooting.
  • Coordinated department associates to maximize efficiency of daily operations.
  • Provided program management, supervision of staff and directed daily operations for a county school nutrition and food service department.
  • Provided leadership, organization, and supervision of the daily operations of the WFCM FoodPantry.
  • Traveled over 9,800 thousand miles for sites visits and improvements to daily operations.
  • Manage the employees and assist in the daily operations with the Department Manager.
  • Handled daily operations and took care of administrator duties with checks and balances.
  • Managed daily operations for a coffee house along with a Freshens chain.
  • Managed all daily operations of this full-service, casual-themed Asian restaurant.
  • Controlled daily operations of the non-food department in multiple stores.
  • Assist in daily operations of the success of the business.
  • Opened cash drawers for daily operations.
  • Oversee daily operations of service departments.
  • Coordinated daily operations of the Freeport Community Services Food Pantry.
  • Executed daily operations of preperations and services.
  • Managed daily operations for fresh foods department including production, labor, and shrink and known loss.
  • Assist in schedule, ordering, and daily operations Furthered my role in management and efficiency.
  • Analyze and manage daily operations, perform accounting and finance functions, point of purchaseplacements.

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12. Customer Complaints

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Here's how Customer Complaints is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Responded to and effectively resolved customer complaints.
  • Post Office: Handle all Post office duties, processing outgoing mail, customer complaints, ordering necessary Postal supplies.
  • Investigated customer complaints related to food safety and responded to food safety emergencies (hurricanes, power outages)
  • Address customer complaints and always ensure 100% customer satisfaction.
  • Respond to customer complaints and inquires quickly and graciously.
  • Resolve customer complaints regarding sales or services.
  • Addressed customer complaints and resolved them.

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13. Food Cost

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Here's how Food Cost is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Received and reconciled financial statements, continually monitoring food costs.
  • Managed inventory and purchasing operations, including food costs/profit ratios.
  • Maintained a greenhouse at Chives Restaurant, keeping food costs at 25% versus the industry standard of 33%.
  • Assisted in the design and implementation of a computer application program to reduce food cost to below 15 percent.
  • Exceed sales, control personnel cost, food cost, bank deposits, and all related with the position
  • Keep track of food waste, profits to help keep company food cost numbers down and current records.
  • Monitor and control food cost as well as labor cost of the two restaurants in the park.
  • Use daily, weekly and monthly financial reports to determine sales, food costs and labor costs.
  • Entered inventory and stock on Excel spreadsheets for tracking food costs, liquor costs, and bookkeeping.
  • Maintained profitability of food service for store, controlling food cost, labor and truck orders.
  • General oversight of southeast area operations including food costs and safety as well as staffing/labor needs.
  • Helped sales raise 12% from the previous year by reducing waste and food cost.
  • Follow all budget guidelines with labor, food costs, spoilage and shrink.
  • Succeeded in maintaining food cost under proposed budget for eight months.
  • Manage the food cost, assure quality control and minimize waste.
  • Worked with the manager to help control food costs.
  • Assisted the Executive Chef with controlling food costs.
  • Plan and organize ways to control food cost.
  • Improved food cost and added new menu items to keep with continuous demands of growing the business through new customers.
  • Researched ways to curb food costs,ordered same and worked closely w/owners to improve menu and selections for season.

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14. Food Court

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Here's how Food Court is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Served as quality control and ensured the food court was operating under high standards of safety, hygiene, and sanitation.
  • Managed the food court area and provided human resource support services to 14 companies within the exchange area.
  • Led and supervised the set-up and preparation of the food court on a daily basis before opening.
  • Manage all aspects of the food service operation for three locations inside of the food court.
  • Handled and processed sales while overseeing and maintaining the atmosphere and cleanliness of the food court.
  • Managed a 10 outlet food court with over forty FOH and BOH employees in a shift.
  • Promoted to Food Court Manager after 10 months and took over all inventory and vendor maintenance.
  • Managed the food court with receiving orders, preparing foods, closing out each sale.
  • Make sure all aspects of the Food Court was cleaning and ready for customers.
  • Lead banquet operations and was acting food court manager for food and beverage department.
  • Report directly to Food Court Manager, and communicate with regional area locations.
  • Recruited, hired, and trained all employees in the food court.
  • Managed the entire food court in the NWI Region for the company.
  • Opened store #116 as Food Court Manager.
  • Supervised a staff of 20 food court employees.
  • Managed three food courts and one ski dormitory.
  • Report food court numbers in manager meetings.
  • Managed Food Court at the Detroit Zoo.
  • Managed operations of Food Court.
  • Make sure at end of day the food court is clean and stocked for next day.

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15. Sales Goals

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Here's how Sales Goals is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Conducted quarterly evaluations with each broker to track progress on strategic objectives and sales goals.
  • Prepare and track sales budgets, consistently meeting a weekly sales goals.
  • Coordinated with employees to operate the deli to achieve sales goals.
  • Beat all company shrink, spoilage, and beat sales goals.
  • Achieve sales goals while maintaining cost control profitability.
  • Surpassed sales goals for three consecutive years.
  • Achieve weekly and monthly sales goals.
  • Push sales goals Careful selection of product and merchandising to push dollar sales as well as gross profit sales.

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16. Haccp

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Here's how Haccp is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Assisted companies in the development of product specifications and aid in the support of HACCP and GMP plans.
  • Record Temperatures of all food in the HACCP log.
  • Advise on ISO9000, HACCP, SPC, and other quality system issues.
  • Initiated and developed generic HACCP system for 200 outlets Developed and installed tailor made HACCP systems for retail outlets.
  • Organized and implement local and federal sanitation programs including HACCP.
  • Instituted Computerized Menu Management and HACCP food safety systems.

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17. Servsafe

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Here's how Servsafe is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Certified Basic Shift Management/ServSafe, supervise staff/cook/inventory/daily deposits
  • Manage, coach, train, and promote Quality Service and CleanlinessCash Management and Customer ServiceServsafe Food Certification
  • Attained ServSafe restaurant qualifications and completed Franklin Covey management courses.
  • Received SERVSAFE certification along with online management courses.
  • Earned Basic Shift Management and ServSafe certifications.
  • Completed ServSafe : manager training and certification.

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18. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Managed payroll, sales/revenue and cash controls for dietary department for a 150+ bed hospital; 30-40 staff members.
  • Plan and prepare breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack for 96 children and 19 staff members.
  • Prepare, organized, and conducted training for the USDA food program to all staff members.
  • Excelled in problem solving with angered guests and conflicted staff members.
  • Process work schedules for staff members.
  • Performed employee relations including corrective counseling and termination, performance management, day-to-day supervision of staff members, and staff scheduling.

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19. Bank Deposits

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Here's how Bank Deposits is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Executed daily cash operations, including bank deposits and cash reconciliations.
  • Demonstrated trustworthiness and accountability by responsibly managing bank deposits.
  • Performed bank deposits and withdrawals according to established policies.
  • Prepare bank deposits and monitor staff levels to optimize the business and maximize profitability.
  • Completed financial obligations including bank deposits and payroll.
  • Prepared bank deposits and calculated necessary change orders.

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20. Food Department

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Here's how Food Department is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Opened several stores in the greater Houston area by overseeing all food department operations.
  • Managed entire second shift (40+ employees) of the food department.
  • Managed Bulk Food Department consisting of four employees.
  • Key Accomplishments * Increased the food department's sales from $50 million to $110 million.
  • Coordinated and directed the activities of the fresh food department in all seventeen Leventis supermarket stores in Nigeria.
  • Stop Shop and Save Inc - Baltimore, MD Manage the production of store Dairy/Frozen Food departments.
  • Manage the prepared food department * Train employees * Make sure food is prepared correctly *Hire new employees
  • Manage the sea food department Administrative work Ordering and receiving merchandise Supervising inventory Scheduling Supervise department personnel

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21. Inventory Management

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Here's how Inventory Management is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Maintained inventory management, personnel, upholding of safety and sanitation (SSOP).
  • Process bi-weekly staff payroll and inventory management Conduct partnership meetings with students and school administration.
  • Implemented new inventory and ordering procedure using C-Bord an inventory management program.
  • Provide associate training, assist with recruiting and hiring Inventory management.
  • Inventory management Prep, smoker and kitchen cook Customer Service Money reconciliation
  • Handeled food preperation, presentation,program execution and inventory management.

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22. Pantry

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Here's how Pantry is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Provide Case Management services to clients and will serve as Food Pantry Manager
  • Performed financial assessment and intakes for new clients of food pantry.
  • Attended monthly food pantry manager meetings for news and updates.
  • Organized and ordered food to supply food pantry.
  • Receive, sort, stock, and store food items and pack food orders Keep Food Pantry clean.
  • Procured food for the pantry and had staff sock the shelve in the right order.

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23. Monthly Inventory

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Here's how Monthly Inventory is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Inventory preparation and control for monthly inventory.
  • Schedule and organize monthly inventory.
  • Prepped, cooked, and served food; daily, weekly, and monthly inventory of products and supplies.
  • Assist with monthly Inventory count; weekly Perishable Inventory count.
  • Ordered weekly and monthly inventory and food supply.
  • Performed monthly inventory using Telzon technology.
  • Maintain neat and orderly work areas including monthly inventory inspections Writing schedules, freight orders, and supply orders
  • Handle monthly inventory and vendor relations to ensure the timely and cost-effective purchasing of food, .
  • Monitor Cash Handling Procedures, Record weekly and monthly Inventory.
  • Completed cash deposits Shift management Conduct interviews and hire new employees Weekly and monthly inventory Ordering and receiving

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24. Company Policies

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Here's how Company Policies is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Reviewed and evaluated the work of subordinates for neatness, quality, efficiency and conformity to stated company policies and procedures.
  • Manage an average of 20 employees by enforcing company policies.
  • Ensured employees followed company policies and store rules.
  • Train workers in proper operationalprocedures and functions and explain company policies.
  • Manage and regularly reconcile till * Maintain employee morale and enforce company policies and procedures * Constantly delivery excellent customer service
  • Foster two-way communication among management and employees to ensure all company policies, procedures, and materials are delivered efficiently.

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25. Customer Relations

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Here's how Customer Relations is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Managed business, employees, and customer relations for a family-owned and operated retail/convenience grocery business grossing $2.6 million annually.
  • Demonstrated skills accommodating private parties; credited with high degree of diplomacy resolving problems without sacrificing customer relations.
  • Promoted superior customer relations standards while resolving problems at the lowest managerial level.
  • Traveled to client locations and performed on-site management and customer relations.
  • Organized and maintained store, managed 5 employees, created schedules, ordered inventory, customer relations
  • Identify, investigate and resolve complaints and issues to preserve and build customer relationships.
  • Face to face customer relations both inside the store and outside.
  • Ensured highest level of customer relations and satisfaction

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26. POS

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Here's how POS is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Managed associates, maintained food safety standards, documentation, handled cash/deposits, trained, inventory orders/control, customer service
  • Maintained and developed positive business relationships with key personnel involved in or directly relevant to all activities involved.
  • Provided individualized nutrition educations for participants on pregnancy, postpartum, anemia, and failure to thrive.
  • Recruited to newly created position managing quality assurance department, including food safety and food defense programs.
  • Leverage utilization of data analysis to determine the financial impact of proposed business initiatives.
  • Assisted in authorizing any possible disciplinary action and implementing extra training for employees.
  • Demonstrated exceptional customer service to ensure customers had a positive dining experience.
  • Promoted seven supervisors under my supervision to management positions.
  • Promoted positive employee relations and positive interaction with customers.
  • Facilitated departmental interview panels for professional positions.
  • Maintained cash reconciliation and deposits.
  • Assign employee to POS register, cash handling, daily cash deposit, pay bills, Customer service answers phone calls.
  • Hired/trained/scheduled delivery drivers, cooked pizzas, took orders, cashier, stocking, inventory, night deposits and cash outs.
  • Maintained friendly, efficient, positive customer service attitude toward customers, clients and workers and responsive to their needs.
  • Reason for Leaving Position: I left this position to take the position of Director of Food Systems at IATP.
  • Manage food service * Accounts payable and receivable * Order and stock inventory * Customer service * Handle cash and deposits
  • Fostered an environment of collaboration between the Food Board Manager position and the 50 residents that lasted the entire year.
  • Learn to troubleshoot POS system and work with POS coordinator to ensure prompt correction of Pricing and scanning problems.
  • Trained and supervised retail and kitchen personnel for purpose of food prep, consistency, service and inventory control.
  • Rank of Asst Food Manager but working as a Food Manager as the position was obsolete, cost cutting.

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27. Weekly Schedules

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Here's how Weekly Schedules is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Create weekly schedules for my department as well as assisting the whole store.
  • Planned weekly schedules for up to 25 employees.
  • Created and distributed weekly schedules for department staff.
  • Developed weekly schedules for 10 direct reports.
  • Coordinated weekly schedules and managed payroll processing functions including monitoring meal break compliance, labor productivity and attendance.
  • Prepared and administered weekly schedules and payroll according to forecast.

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28. Special Events

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Here's how Special Events is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Developed and managed promotional materials and special events.
  • Supervised anywhere from 4-7 single manned carts throughout the Detroit Zoo, along with project managing food carts for special events.
  • Organized and facilitated a variety of special events within the food court.
  • Planned and executed all special events for up to 1,000 guests.
  • Provided catering services for special events and parties.
  • Work with other departments to plan special events.
  • Catered special events for the centers.
  • Bar Supervisor (LACC, Anaheim Convention Center) Supervise bartenders in setting up bars for special events.
  • Opened and set up pop-up bar and stocked for special events, cut garnishes used for cocktails.
  • Organize special events for large food distribution to needy families .

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29. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Maintain compliance to FDA, USDA, Customs and Internal Revenue, as well as state department of taxation and OSHA.
  • Ensured compliance with OSHA and health department regulations for each outlet.
  • Facilitated inspections by OSHA, Fire and Health Departments
  • Supervised crew and duties*Completed daily reports*Handled cash/safe count*Provided excellent customer service*Practiced safe food handling procedures CALOSHA*Maintained over all daily activities*Answered phones
  • Position responsibilities included inventory and labor management, financial analysis, maintaining OSHA standards, hygiene and customer service.
  • Trained +/-150 workforce personnel complying with OSHA Health and Safety including individual one-on-one sessions and accident investigation.

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30. Non

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Here's how Non is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Established programmatic partnerships with government and nonprofit stakeholders to bring Mars Food North America s community engagement strategy to life.
  • Inventory management Weekly ordered and implemented new items into grocery stock Organized purchasing of non foods merchandise
  • Ordered and maintained promotional and non-promotional items.
  • Inventory Control - perishable & nonperishable items
  • Record Non- Perishable Markdowns, while analyzing causes and working with Store Manager to take corrective action to prevent recurrences.
  • Scheduled, planned, and effectively ran a non-foods team while overseeing the fuel center and customer service booth.
  • Ensured all non-food areas of the club was properly recovered and stocked according to company standards prior to opening.
  • Provide proper receiving procedures and storage techniques that insure foods/non-food maintain high quality and nutritive value until consumed.
  • Managed a seasonal territory on Block Island, R.I. Consulted 45 salespeople concerning non-food items to their accounts.
  • Merchandised, ordered, and stocked all non-food items for the store including seasonal products and displays.
  • Ordered product, managed merchandise and displays, and performed as backup to Non-Foods Manager.
  • Prepared capital, salary and non-salary budget based on guidelines provided by the Finance Department.
  • Record Non Food Markdowns, while analyzing causes and taking corrective action to prevent recurrences.
  • Developed and implemented strategic plans to market and merchandise all non food areas of store.
  • Ordered & stocked all of non foods weekly along with returns and damaged goods.
  • Directed union and non-union staff on a one-on-one daily basis, mediating discrepancies.
  • Received an award as the top Non-Foods department in the company in 1990.
  • Schedule employee work load for over 100 associates; union and non-union.
  • Organize weekly schedule for employees in HABA and Non Foods department.
  • Organized and stocked all non-foods shelves and gave input on advertisements.

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31. Action Plans

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Here's how Action Plans is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Analyze fresh food trends and create action plans and sales building projects via SAP and SuccessFactors.
  • Use SAP software to develop and execute action plans in response to customer and store needs.
  • Developed and implemented corrective action plans for Cafe resulting in 8% increased check average.
  • Set operational budgetary needs and implement action plans to stay within those parameters.
  • Prepared action plans to address off standard items.
  • Create action plans using the ARC tool based upon KPI's, annual audits and reviews (ie.

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32. Product Quality

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Here's how Product Quality is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Selected Laboratories for testing and audited in each country, maintaining consistent product quality, and factory requirements.
  • Calculated PARS on each product to insure customer demand and product quality for each vendor.
  • Assisted upper management with continually monitoring store and took appropriate action to ensure product quality and service standards were consistently met.
  • Assist with monitoring product quality, product inventories, production rates, delivery schedules and coordinating /prioritizing of emergency maintenance resources.
  • Coordinated and handled all internal food preparation and servicing to achieve exceptional product quality and ensured that customer expectations are met.
  • Trained and provided direction to employees regarding operational and procedural requirements or issues in order to maintain product quality and cleanliness.

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33. Sanitation Standards

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Here's how Sanitation Standards is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Maintained strict quality control/sanitation standards in compliance with corporate practices.
  • Assist in sanitation standards and training of associates assigned in grocery food area using the cleaning schedule.
  • Handle day-to-day food service operations and ensure food safety and sanitation standards are met.
  • Inspect product donations to assure that safety and sanitation standards are met.
  • Assist in training associates of sanitation standards.
  • Maintained safety and sanitation standards at a high level throughout areas of responsibility to comply with all regulatory agencies.

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34. Sales Floor

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Here's how Sales Floor is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Ordered, stocked, and maintained sales floor areas of grocery, dairy, and frozen food departments.
  • Coordinated merchandise moves; designated areas on the sales floor to relocate product.
  • Unloaded trucks, and take merchandise to the sales floor to stocked shelves.
  • Order product on a weekly basis and work it to the sales floor.
  • Manage the store sales floor appearance with cut flower and balloon displays.
  • Maintained product distribution on sales floor and stock room.
  • Managed 30 employees Conducted inventory Down-stacked pallets Filled sales floor Ordered product

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35. Weekly Inventory

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Here's how Weekly Inventory is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Assist Purchasing Coordinator with bi-weekly inventory deliveries.
  • Managed weekly inventory and vendor relations to ensure timely and cost effective purchasing of food, beverage and kitchen supplies.
  • Conducted weekly inventory to determine number and quality of food stores.
  • Conduct weekly inventory, place food orders and general supplies.
  • Ordered bulk natural foods Maintained order and cleanliness of bulk section Receiving and stocking weekly inventory
  • Oversee all restaurant operations-Scheduling-Count weekly inventory-Ordering-Banquet coordinator-Financial Reporting

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36. Usda

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Here's how Usda is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Prepared, analyzed reports, staff training and development, prioritization, delegation and managed all aspects of the USDA program.
  • Followed the USDA guidelines regarding family style serving and point of sale documentation of all children eating meals.
  • Cooked breakfast, lunch, and snacks for all children in the Center following USDA requirements.
  • Plan and review menus according to USDA regulations; making assignments, supervise and train personnel.
  • Created and responded to all USDA corrective actions resulting in a positive relationship with USDA.
  • Performed health and food safety inspections in order to adhere to USDA and OSA compliance and regulatory specifications.

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37. Labor Costs

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Here's how Labor Costs is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Controlled beverage, food, and labor costs with effective supervision and inventory control.
  • Assisted with maintaining food and labor costs to a specific standard.
  • Managed food/labor costs, city inspections and licensing.
  • Increased revenue and controlled labor costs through effective sales training Generated repeat business through exceptional customer service.
  • Manage overall labor costs while ensuring appropriate scheduling/staffing during all operating hours while proactively planning time off.
  • Conserved labor costs daily by managing scheduling and practicing minimal yet effective staffing levels.

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38. Company Standards

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Here's how Company Standards is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Manage productivity and meet or exceed company standards for productivity and sales.
  • Merchandised several departments to meet company standards and promote sales.
  • Managed inventory levels to assure proper ordering and rotations Merchandised several departments to meet company standards and promote sales.
  • Demonstrate operational skills including making quality products and ensuring each product meets company standards and reflects customer s order.
  • Trained and managed 30 employees and achieved significant improvements in their productivity while maintaining company standards and policies.
  • Displayed adherence to company standards by providing exceptional service to customers; leading to monetary bonuses.

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39. Proper Portion Sizes

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Here's how Proper Portion Sizes is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.

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40. Wawa

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Here's how Wawa is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Lead my team as an exemplary servant Leader by adhering to Wawa core values.
  • Conducted daily management operations in a sizeable neighborhood corporate Wawa store focused primarily on deli services.
  • Train store associates and new managers at standards set forth by Wawa corporation.

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41. Food Service Areas

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Here's how Food Service Areas is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Established and enforced a comprehensive set of food safety regulations, both in the kitchen and in food service areas.
  • Ensured that food service areas were kept in good working order and met strict occupational health and safety standards.
  • Supervised employees engaged in serving food and in maintaining the cleanliness of food service areas and equipment.847 State Rt.
  • Supervised employees engaged in serving food in hospital and in maintain cleanliness of food service areas and equipment.
  • Monitored and improved food quality, safety, and sanitation in the kitchen and food service areas.
  • Trained, assigned and supervised employees in maintaining the cleanliness of food service areas and equipment.

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42. Inventory Records

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Here's how Inventory Records is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Get information from customers, employees, and inventory records.
  • Order and organize stock, and maintained inventory records.
  • Maintained inventories, and kept inventory records.
  • Managed accurate food supplies inventory records.
  • Check inventory records to determine availability of requested merchandise.
  • Conducted weekly and end of the month inventory of food and equipment, and keep inventory records.

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43. Annual Sales

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Here's how Annual Sales is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Managed food court operations of 6 concept restaurants seating 450 students and faculty, generating over $200K in annual sales.
  • Directed all financial and administrative operations for $5M+ annual sales across restaurant establishments with 10 direct reports and 100 employees.
  • Managed and scheduled a team of 9 staff members for two departments with annual sales of $800K.
  • Developed a team of over 40 partners to produce over $3.5 million in annual sales.
  • Managed center-store operations for grocery store with $45 million in annual sales.
  • Managed a portfolio which averaged $2M in annual sales.
  • Managed annual sales of $1,500,000.
  • Retail high volume Supermarket chain with 198 stores (1994), annual sales of $3.73 Billion and 19,000 employees.

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44. Day-To-Day Operations

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Here's how Day-To-Day Operations is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Oversee day-to-day operations, general laborer.
  • Directed day-to-day operations and staffing.
  • Managed the day-to-day operations of the department including ordering, sales tracking, waste tracking, labor, and production numbers.
  • Recruited, hired and directed day-to-day operations of up to 20 employees.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations at the restaurants.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations at restaurants and other places that serve and prepare food and beverages.

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45. Customer Orders

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Here's how Customer Orders is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Recorded customer orders and repeated them back in a clear, understandable manner.
  • Coordinate repair and upgrade schedule with operations to maximize required inventory levels to satisfy customer orders.
  • Requested and recorded customer orders while maintaining an atmosphere of friendliness and efficiency.
  • Managed daily inventory assessments regarding product amounts ensuring ability to fill customer orders.
  • Delivered customer orders with efficiency leading to promotion to shift manager.
  • Provided excellent customer service during food preparation and customer orders.

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46. Powerpoint

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Completed monthly reports and statistics using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Worked withPowerPoint to communicate areas of need to management.
  • Perform PowerPoint presentations of products to customers.

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47. Customer Feedback

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Here's how Customer Feedback is used in Food Manager jobs:
  • Solicit customer feedback to give the best possible product while maintaining the price point and highest level of customer service.
  • Assist in organizing and coordinating large annual Food Show to obtain customer feedback and secure new vendors.
  • Solicit customer feedback, input and information through various communication vehicles.
  • Responded to customer complaints or inquiries and solicit customer feedback and input.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Food Manager

Customer Service22.7%
Safety Procedures13.9%
Food Preparation11.2%
Food Service Program7.2%
Inventory Control5.8%
Menu Development5.2%
Delivery Contents4.7%
Beverage Deliveries3.8%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Food Manager

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Customer Service
Customer Service
18.2%
18.2%
2
2
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
11.1%
11.1%
3
3
Food Preparation
Food Preparation
9%
9%
4
4
Food Service Program
Food Service Program
5.8%
5.8%
5
5
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
4.6%
4.6%
6
6
Menu Development
Menu Development
4.2%
4.2%
7
7
Delivery Contents
Delivery Contents
3.8%
3.8%
8
8
Beverage Deliveries
Beverage Deliveries
3%
3%
9
9
Loss Prevention
Loss Prevention
2.6%
2.6%
10
10
Menu Items
Menu Items
2.3%
2.3%
11
11
Daily Operations
Daily Operations
2.2%
2.2%
12
12
Customer Complaints
Customer Complaints
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
Food Cost
Food Cost
2%
2%
14
14
Food Court
Food Court
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
Sales Goals
Sales Goals
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
Haccp
Haccp
1.3%
1.3%
17
17
Servsafe
Servsafe
1.3%
1.3%
18
18
Staff Members
Staff Members
1.2%
1.2%
19
19
Bank Deposits
Bank Deposits
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
Food Department
Food Department
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Inventory Management
Inventory Management
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Pantry
Pantry
1%
1%
23
23
Monthly Inventory
Monthly Inventory
1%
1%
24
24
Company Policies
Company Policies
1%
1%
25
25
Customer Relations
Customer Relations
1%
1%
26
26
POS
POS
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
Weekly Schedules
Weekly Schedules
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Special Events
Special Events
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
Osha
Osha
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Non
Non
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Action Plans
Action Plans
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Product Quality
Product Quality
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Sanitation Standards
Sanitation Standards
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Sales Floor
Sales Floor
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Weekly Inventory
Weekly Inventory
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Usda
Usda
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Labor Costs
Labor Costs
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Company Standards
Company Standards
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Proper Portion Sizes
Proper Portion Sizes
0.7%
0.7%
40
40
Wawa
Wawa
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Food Service Areas
Food Service Areas
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Inventory Records
Inventory Records
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Annual Sales
Annual Sales
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Day-To-Day Operations
Day-To-Day Operations
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Customer Orders
Customer Orders
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Customer Feedback
Customer Feedback
0.5%
0.5%

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