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Food-Service Industry Overview


Food service -- including independent and chain restaurants, as well as cafeterias in schools, hospitals and office buildings -- is one the largest industries in the US, with revenues of more than $600 billion in 2011, according to the National Restaurant Association (NRA). A key sector for food service is the fast-food restaurant industry. Fast food includes more than 200,000 restaurants with combined annual revenue of about $190 billion, according to Hoovers. Thousands of jobs in food service are found at Burger King, Chick-fil-A, McDonald's, Wendy's and YUM Brands. The fast-food industry is highly fragmented: The 50 largest companies account for about 20 percent of revenue.

Food-Service Job Market


More than 12 million food-service jobs were found in the industry in 2011, according to the NRA. Cooks held more than 2 million jobs in 2010, and the occupation is projected to add about 162,000 jobs from 2010 to 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). There were more than 4 million food and beverage servers in 2010, and the forecast is for nearly 492,000 more of these food-service job opportunities by 2020. Jobs for food-service managers, by contrast, are expected to decline by 3 percent to 310,000 over the decade.

With Americans keeping a close eye on their wallets and waistlines in the 2010s, workers in restaurants jobs face sharp challenges. Restaurants and other establishments are creating food-service careers that give workers more direct responsibility for the unit’s financial success -- whether by rewarding servers for upselling or compensating managers for improvements in quarterly results. From dishwashers to food and beverage directors, the food-service industry is looking for workers who are attuned to the ever-evolving tastes of customers and who understand how to profit from them. Some common positions in food-service employment are cook; server; dishwasher; restaurant manager; supervisor, manager or director of food services; and food and beverage services director.

Food-Service Salaries


Median annual wages were $18,300 for fast-food cooks, $42,350 for chefs and head cooks, and $48,110 for food-service managers in May 2011, the BLS reports. The top 10 percent of food-service managers earned more than $81,000.
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CHS / Eastern Farmers Coophas an opportunity in our Country Operations Division. We are looking for anApplicator / Grain Operations employee.Your primary role from March through august will be as aCustom Applicator.Your primary role from September through December would beGrain Operations. You will promote the proper use of crop protection products. You must be detail oriented with excellent commu...
Royal Farms is currently looking for qualified management personnel. All management candidates must have open availability. Please visit our website at www.royalfarms.com for more details regarding current available positions as well as information about our company. Below is a list of management positions available: Store Leader Achieves or exceeds standards in the areas of store cleanliness, c...
Job Purpose: Prepares meals by providing food preparation expertise; promoting and providing quality food services; managing kitchen staff. Duties: * Accomplishes kitchen human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, training, assigning, scheduling, and disciplining kitchen employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planni...
Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurants is a growing concept with tremendous growth opportunity! Kitchen Managers attend a thorough 8-week training program including wine education. Cooper’s Hawk has earned over 200 wine awards and was named “Breakout Brand 2013” and “Hot Concept 2010” Winner by Nations Restaurant News. Most recently, Cooper’s Hawk was selected as 2013’s MenuMasters Winner in the cat...
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVE\ Wash dishes in a resort restaurant. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Operate a commercial dishwasher, including loading and unloading dishes and running the machine properly. Scrub pots and pans and wash any other dishes that can not be put in the dishwasher. Mop floors. Clean and tidy kitchen work areas. Take out trash. Provide superior service to our customers (internal and e...
Experience of a Lifetime. More than just our mission, these words describe our unique and iconic resorts and the people who share a desire to achieve and experience excellence. One of our core values is providing an exceptional experience to our guests and to our employees. An opportunity to work at Vail Resorts is an opportunity to bring out your full passion for everything our company stands for...
Experience of a Lifetime. More than just our mission, these words describe our unique and iconic resorts and the people who share a desire to achieve and experience excellence. One of our core values is providing an exceptional experience to our guests and to our employees. An opportunity to work at Vail Resorts is an opportunity to bring out your full passion for everything our company stands for...
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVE Wash dishes in a resort restaurant. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Operate a commercial dishwasher, including loading and unloading dishes and running the machine properly. Scrub pots and pans and wash any other dishes that can not be put in the dishwasher. Mop floors. Clean and tidy kitchen work areas. Take out trash. Provide superior service to our customers (internal and ex...
Cura Hospitality has an opportunity for a Patient Services Manager within our acute care account at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital. This opportunity is located in Seaford, DE. The Patient Services Manager reports to the on site General Manager and is responsible for overall patient services operations including tray line, patient meal delivery, menu development, menu entry system, scheduling and tra...
Join a great group of hardworking Food & Beverage team members. Cashiers will be assigned to one of our restaurants located within the resort. Job duties include: operating Point of Sale (POS) system; managing cash and credit card transactions; stocking and maintaining merchandise displays and keeping work areas clean and organized. Other Duties as Assigned: This job description is an overview o...
For 50 years, Afton Alps has delighted the Twin Cities’ families as one of the Midwest’s premier winter destinations. Nestled in the scenic St. Croix River Valley just outside Minneapolis and St. Paul, this sprawling resort is re-imagining the guest experience with renovated base area facilities, a powerful state-of-the-art snowmaking system and a new cutting edge terrain park. With nearly 300 sk...
For 50 years, Afton Alps has delighted the Twin Cities’ families as one of the Midwest’s premier winter destinations. Nestled in the scenic St. Croix River Valley just outside Minneapolis and St. Paul, this sprawling resort is re-imagining the guest experience with renovated base area facilities, a powerful state-of-the-art snowmaking system and a new cutting edge terrain park. With nearly 300 sk...
For 50 years, Afton Alps has delighted the Twin Cities’ families as one of the Midwest’s premier winter destinations. Nestled in the scenic St. Croix River Valley just outside Minneapolis and St. Paul, this sprawling resort is re-imagining the guest experience with renovated base area facilities, a powerful state-of-the-art snowmaking system and a new cutting edge terrain park. With nearly 300 sk...
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVE Provide excellent customer service when taking payment from customers in a high volume cafeteria or other food service, and perform related food service duties. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Provide superior service to our customers (internal and external) at all times. Follow the Resort Etiquette Guidelines while interacting with the guests and respond to all guests in a courteous,...
Restaurant Managers; Join us and thrive $45K-$65K > Are you a great manager looking to upgrade your career right now? We offer tons of growth and earning potential – $45K-$65K+! We require salaried food/beverage or restaurant manager experience, the understanding and usage of P&L Reports, and a solid track record of measurable improvements that you have contributed in your current and former job r...
Restaurant Managers; Join us and thrive $45K-$65K > Are you a great manager looking to upgrade your career right now? We offer tons of growth and earning potential – $45K-$65K+! We require salaried food/beverage or restaurant manager experience, the understanding and usage of P&L Reports, and a solid track record of measurable improvements that you have contributed in your current and former job r...
Qualifications: Must have high school diploma or GED, or one to three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess ability to read and interpret documents, write routine reports and correspondence and speak effectively before groups of employees. Must possess good mathematical skills. Physical Environmental Factors: Employee must...
A well-known institution in San Francisco is looking for line cooks to join their rapidly growing team!! The 2 shifts that are available are: •Mon, Tue, Thurs 3pm-10pm & Sat-sun 10am-10pm •Mon, Thurs, Fri 3:30pm-10pm These positions are permanent and the hourly rate is $14-$18 depending on experience and require 1-3 years of experience to be considered. High School Diploma or GED equivalent or ...
Restaurant Manager Openings in Baton Rouge! In the 30 years we have been in business, our restaurants have become well known as the place to challenge your taste buds. Our goal now is the same as it was when we opened our first restaurant: provide regional (from-scratch classics) in an environment everyone can enjoy. We train our Chefs and culinary staff to bring out flavors in our dishes and set...
NEW RESTAURANT OPENING - BRAVO! CUCINA ITALIANA (HENDERSON, NV) BBRG Mission: "At BBRG, we strive to be the Best Italian Restaurant Company in America and we want our people to know they work with best. We will develop loyal, lifelong Guests by delivering the highest quality food and service, to each Guest...at each meal...each and every day." Why Is BBRG A Great Place To Work? Bravo Brio Re...

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