Food service supervisors, also referred to as restaurant managers, ensure kitchens and dining areas operate smoothly. They manage supplies and costs, ensure compliance with food service regulations, and coordinate food service production. As part of their duties, they may be required to elaborate menus and standardize recipes or develop new products to renew clientele. This is a stimulating job for people who have a talent for customer service and a high tolerance for stress. A job as a food service supervisor requires being responsible, creative, resourceful and leadership skills.