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Food Service Supervisor

Food Service Supervisors are responsible for the day to day management of food services in health care facilities, cafeterias, catering and hospitality establishments.

What Do Food Service Supervisors do?

• Direct and co-ordinate the activities of workers operating kitchen equipment and preparing, portioning and serving food
• Estimate requirements and order food, equipment and supplies
• Supervise and direct the assembly of special diet and regular trays, and the delivery of food carts
• Ensure that food safety regulations are followed
• Maintain food and equipment inventories
• Develop equipment maintenance schedules, arrange for repairs as needed and evaluate new products
• Supervise cafeteria services and catered events
• Conduct audits regarding patient or client satisfaction, food wastage, sanitation and safety

Job Titles

• Catering manager
• Managers of food and nutrition service
• Quality control supervisor
• School cafeteria manager

Where do Food Service Supervisors work?
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• Hospitals and Community Health Centres
• Cafeterias
• Commercial Food Establishments
• Schools

What characteristics do you need?

• Excellent physical health and stamina
• Emotional maturity
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Good interpersonal skills for dealing with all types of people
• Good problem solving skills

Estimated Average Hourly Wage from Service Canada - Saskatchewan - $17.50/hour

Post-Secondary Institute

• SIAST – Food and Nutrition Management
o Diploma Program
o Require: Grade 12
o Length: 2 years

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Last Updated (Wednesday, 09 June 2010 20:02)