A food service manager basically manages the supply chain in the food industry and provides food and beverages to cafeterias, hotels, restaurants etc. Food service managers ensure the smooth delivery of food across the value chain considering several factors such as transportation and feasibility costs along with the safety measures.
Food service managers form a bridge between the suppliers and the buyers in the food industry value chain. The distribution varies from a single store to several larger corporations. The job profile also includes tracking inventory and maintenance, human resource management for operational activities, supervision of people and stocks and hiring and staffing.
A master’s degree in food and hospitality management is recommended.