The Industries Of The Hospitality Industry

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Professional Plan
Alexi Kondratuk
Comm. 115
Ms. Neal
July 16, 2015


This research papers describes the various Industries of the hospitality industry. The three I discuss are Food service managers, Lodging managers, and Chefs and Head Cooks. The vibrant and rapidly growing industry has highly demanded positions across the world. The various tasks and responsibilities of each career field are detailed. Information regarding the salary and projected growth rates of these individual careers is listed. I discuss why a certain career worked for me and the how it will benefit me in my lifelong learning experience. After reading, this may influence you to possibly consider a career in hospitality management.
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Restaurant managers have the task of choosing a team that functions as a working unit. They must be fluent with product and labor costs. Knowing restaurant demographics aids in reduction product loss and waste. Managers must listen to their employees and establish a mutual respect. There is also the need to be technology savvy, and stay current with market trends. Based on the wage information for food service managers, it does not deter me from pursuing this career field. Based on data, the higher your degree the more likely you are to have a higher salary (O*NET, 2015). I am planning on obtaining a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management in order to obtain this higher salary, and work in a more reputable business. I love to entertain people, and see people have a good time. I know being a Food service manager I can work somewhere where my purpose is to provide people with a pleasurable experience. I want to have a career that does not feel like work, rather a lifelong passion. In order to be a successful Food service manager you need to have continuous training. Staying current on what types of food and drink products are marketable. Knowing how to listen and effectively communicate with your customers aids in sales. Managers must also stay ServSafe certified and up to date on OSHA rules and regulations. I believe this would be the perfect career for me after I graduate. I have a passion for great food and entertaining people. Staying current in food
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