Flight Kitchen Manager

Supervise kitchen employees engaged in purchasing and preparing foods.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$30,000 – $80,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Flight Kitchen Managers do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of kitchen employees engaged in purchasing and preparing food and supplies for food service department of airline: Reviews reservations and flight information to ascertain and compute types and quantities of food needed. Orders and schedules delivery of food and supplies from local vendors. Prepares work schedules for kitchen personnel to ensure presence of requisite labor force on each shift. Oversees and coordinates work of cooks and other kitchen employees engaged in preparing meals to ensure adherence to recipes and quality standards. Controls alcoholic beverage supply by perpetual inventory and prepares government forms as prescribed by law to account for consumption of taxable and nontaxable beverages. Inspects kitchen for conformance to government and company safety and sanitation requirements. Participates in collective bargaining and settling of union grievances involving department employees.

Should I be a Flight Kitchen Manager?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Manager, Night Club

    How to become a Flight Kitchen Manager

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