62020 – Food service supervisors



62020 – Food service supervisors
Food service supervisors supervise, direct and coordinate the activities of workers who prepare, portion and serve food. They are employed by hospitals and other health care establishments and by cafeterias, catering companies and other food service establishments.


Index of titles
Cafeteria supervisor
Canteen supervisor
Catering supervisor
Food assembly supervisor
Food concession supervisor
Food service supervisor
Hospital food service supervisor
Kitchen manager
Railway dining car food service supervisor
Shift manager - fast food restaurant
Swing manager - fast food restaurant
Unit supervisor - food services

Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Supervise, coordinate and schedule the activities of staff who prepare, portion and serve food
Estimate and order ingredients and supplies required for meal preparation
Prepare food order summaries for chef according to requests from dieticians, patients in hospitals or other customers
Establish work schedules and procedures
Maintain records of stock, repairs, sales and wastage
Train staff in job duties, and sanitation and safety procedures
Supervise and check assembly of regular and special diet trays and delivery of food trolleys to hospital patients
Ensure that food and service meet quality control standards
May participate in the selection of food service staff and assist in the development of policies, procedures and budgets
May plan cafeteria menus and determine related food and labour costs.


Employment requirements
Completion of a community college program in food service administration, hotel and restaurant management or related discipline or several years of experience in food preparation or service are required.
Completion of secondary school is usually required.


Additional information
Banquet captain (in 65200 Food and beverage servers )
Maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses (64300)
Restaurant and food service managers (60030)
Mobile canteen service supervisor (in 72024 Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators)