Many restaurant employees I’ve worked with wanted to become managers. They all had similar reasons for it: a bigger paycheck; a desire for authority and recognition; a more stable schedule. But most of them also didn’t understand what it means to be a restaurant manager.
Managers play a crucial role in day-to-day restaurant operations, and in the ultimate success or failure of a restaurant.
Here are the three most common misconceptions many current and aspiring restaurant managers have about being a restaurant manager.