What does a Food-and-Beverage-Manager do?

A food and beverage manager is responsible for the operations of a restaurant. They are responsible for ensuring that all of the food and drinks are of the highest quality. A few of the main duties of a food and beverage manager are designing unique menus, handling customer complaints, creating company policies, and complying with food and safety regulations. They also have to prepare reports on how the the restaurant is performing. Some of the jobs titles that a food and beverage manager could grow into are restaurant manager and general manager.

A food and beverage manager should have four years of experience in the restaurant industry as well as a culinary school degree. One of the most important skills that a food and beverage manager will have is the ability to connect with customers. Another skill is problem solving as the food and beverage manager will have to be able to solve any issues that the restaurant encounters.

  • Design attractive menus
  • Develop a relationship with regular customers
  • Follow food and safety regulations
  • Order food supplies for the kitchen
  • Ensure that customers are satisfied with food and service
  • Assist with marketing events
  • Create restaurant policies
  • Hire and train new restaurant staff
  • Culinary degree is preferred but not necessary
  • Great organizational skills
  • Ability to forecast how much food is needed
  • Ability to delegate tasks
  • Great leadership abilities
  • Deep knowledge of the food industry
  • Customer oriented mindset
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of staff
  • Ability to create reports to give to ownership
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.2 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.5 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Food-and-Beverage-Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹62,108 /month
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: ₹62T
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Food-and-Beverage-Manager Career Path

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SeaWorld Parks & EntertainmentSeaWorld Parks & Entertainment
Food and Beverage
6 Aug 2020

“Supervisor are really nice well the restaurant I worked in but overall SeaWorld is a fun place to work good benefit”

Paultons ParkPaultons Park
Food and Beverage Assistant
21 Apr 2021

“Pretty much everyone who works there is under 20 so you end up just working with your friends.”

Food CityFood City
Frozen Food Manager
21 Feb 2020

“Great job security you pretty much have to stop showing up or steal something to get fired here.”

Hard Rock Hotel & CasinoHard Rock Hotel & Casino
Food and Beverage Manager
8 May 2021

“Reliable and good people to work with”

Food and Beverage Manager
22 Aug 2019

“good perks and great for networking and growing as a hospitality professional.”

Denham Grove
Food and Beverage Assistant
19 Jul 2021

“Flexible hours and for the first 5 months it was enjoyable.”

Food and Beverage Expert
26 May 2021

“The crew you work with will be fun and you’ll make great friends.”

Doubletree By HiltonDoubletree By Hilton
Food and Beverage Supervisor
1 Dec 2020

“Easy and good pay.”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a food and beverage manager

When working as a food and beverage manager, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Public Speaking, Excellent Communication, Composure, Positive Attitude and Leadership.

The most similar professions to food and beverage manager are:
  • Food Service Manager
  • Bartender
  • Server
  • Catering Coordinator

The most common qualifications to become a food and beverage manager is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.