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Restaurant Manager:

Restaurant Management is the profession of managing a restaurant. They can also manage the office and business aspect of the restaurant, is responsible for Human Resources (including payroll), financial and taxation documentation, and all record management.


Local Professional Profile: $14 – $24/hour  (average entry level wage)

ELLE LIVELY - Supervisor of the Main Dining Room and Slopeside Dining at Boyne Highlands Resort North Central Michigan College - Associate of Business Administration in Nonprot Administration Oakland University - Associate of Business Management

ELLE LIVELY – Supervisor of the Main Dining Room and Slopeside Dining at Boyne Highlands Resort North Central Michigan College – Associate of Business Administration in Nonprofit Administration
Oakland University – Associate of Business Management

“I love working in Northern Michigan because I grew up here and it is so nice to not have to go anywhere else to get the experience and training that I needed to find a career right here where I have grown up and I love it – I never want to leave!”

  • DAILY TASKS
    – Ensure the comfort and enjoyment of restaurant guests
    – Manage employees on a day-to-day basis
    – Recruit, train, and supervise staff
    – Manage budgets
    – Ensure compliance with licensing, hygiene, and health/safety legislation/guidelines
    – Order supplies
    – Planning menus
  • CAREER JOURNEY
    – Obtained an Associate of Business Administration in Nonprofit Administration
    – Attended Oakland University and obtained an Associate of Business Management
    – Worked as a hostess, a line cook, a server, a busser, and a bartender at different times throughout college
    – Returned to the area to work in hospitality at Boyne Highlands Resort
    – Was promoted to supervisor of two restaurants

Hospitality Programs in the Area:

Hospitality and Casino Management – (C) – North Central Michigan College

Management – (C) – North Central Michigan College

Small Business Management – (C) – North Central Michigan College

Hospitality and Hotel – (CD) – North Central Michigan College

Business Management – (AAS) – North Central Michigan College

Hospitality and Casino Management – (AAS) – North Central Michigan College

Management – (AB) – Baker College – Cadillac

Along with higher education facilities, our local school systems offer the following Career and Technical Education programs:

Business Administration and Management – (CTE) – Char-Em ISD

Marketing – CTE – Char-Em ISD

Food Service / Hospitality & Tourism – (CTE) – Char-Em ISD


CTE – Career and Technical Education 
C – Certificate
CD – Certificate of Development
AAS – Associate of Applied Science


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