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Food service managers
Description: Food service managers select and price the food on a restaurant's menu. They hire and train workers and manage staffing, payroll, and bookkeeping. They also oversee the preparation of food, order supplies and ingredients, and make sure the restaurant is clean and well maintained. Many managers work nights and weekends, often under stressful circumstances.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition at http://www.bls.gov/OCO/
Salary: $28,001 to $50,000 per year


There are 18 math topics Food service managers need to know.
Basic Math / Algebra
Ratio and Proportion
Customary Measurement
Metric Measurement
Basic Statistics
Statistical Graphing
Powers and Roots
Negative Numbers
Basic Problem Solving
First-Year Algebra
Using Formulas
Basic Terminology
Angle Measurement
Other Topics
Basic Calculator Use
Computer Use
Group Problem Solving