National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 Version 1.0


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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.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • cafeteria supervisor
    • canteen supervisor
    • catering supervisor
    • food service supervisor

    All examples

  • Exclusion(s)

    • Banquet captain (See 65200 Food and beverage servers)
    • Maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses (See 64300 Maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses)
    • Mobile canteen service supervisor (See 72024 Supervisors, motor transport and other ground transit operators)
    • Restaurant and food service managers (See 60030 Restaurant and food service managers)
  • 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 secondary school is usually required.
    • Completion of a community college program in food service administration, hotel and restaurant management or related discipline
      Several years of experience in food preparation or service are required.
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