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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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at Marsh’s Edge St. Simons Island, GA CHECK OUT OUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES If you are interested in helping seniors live longer, happier and healthier lives, then we are interested in you! Money for Higher Education 21 Days PTO First Year with Quarterly Cash Outs Available Flexible Scheduling Forward Thinking Company 401K with Company Match as of Day 1 Now Accepting Applications for Future Openings:...
at Brightwater Myrtle Beach, SC CHECK OUT OUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES If you are interested in helping seniors live longer, happier and healthier lives, then we are interested in you! Money for Higher Education 21 Days PTO First Year with Quarterly Cash Outs Available Flexible Scheduling Forward Thinking Company 401K with Company Match as of Day 1 Now Accepting Applications for Future Openings: Cooks...
at Cascades Greenville, SC CHECK OUT OUR CARREER OPPORTUNITIES If you are interested in helping seniors live longer, happier and healthier lives, then we are interested in you! Money for Higher Education 21 Days PTO First Year with Quarterly Cash Outs Available Flexible Scheduling Forward Thinking Company 401K with Company Match as of Day 1 Now Accepting Applications for Future Openings: Cooks The...
at Lakes at Litchfield Pawley’s Island, SC CHECK OUT OUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES If you are interested in helping seniors live longer, happier and healthier lives, then we are interested in you! Money for Higher Education 21 Days PTO First Year with Quarterly Cash Outs Available Flexible Scheduling Forward Thinking Company 401K with Company Match as of Day 1 Now Accepting Applications for Future Open...
About the Position: Employee Lunchroom Associate - The Employee Lunchroom Department Manager provides food service for 200-300 employees at the Corporate Office. Service includes continental breakfast, hot and cold lunches, and snack items. Primary job responsibilities of the Employee Lunchroom Department Manager include the following: Supervise lunchroom associates Ordering Menu Prepare and serve...
Did you know? We are a family-owned business –celebrating our 60-year anniversary in 2012 Selected one of the Best Places to Work in PA (10 Straight Years) Selected Best Places to Work in Ohio, North Carolina & Virginia Convenience Store Chain of the Year/Convenience Retailer of the Year 14,000 + Total Employees across six states: Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, and North Ca...
Brunswick is the market leader in the marine, fitness, bowling and billiards industries; and our participation in these industries is deliberate. No company has Brunswick’s breadth and scope in the marine industry. No company equals Brunswick’s quality and innovation in fitness equipment. And no company possesses Brunswick’s knowledge and heritage in bowling and billiards. Position Descripti...
Brunswick is the market leader in the marine, fitness, bowling and billiards industries; and our participation in these industries is deliberate. No company has Brunswick’s breadth and scope in the marine industry. No company equals Brunswick’s quality and innovation in fitness equipment. And no company possesses Brunswick’s knowledge and heritage in bowling and billiards. Position Descripti...
Brunswick is the market leader in the marine, fitness, bowling and billiards industries; and our participation in these industries is deliberate. No company has Brunswick’s breadth and scope in the marine industry. No company equals Brunswick’s quality and innovation in fitness equipment. And no company possesses Brunswick’s knowledge and heritage in bowling and billiards. Position Descripti...
It's a powerful feeling, to belong. It's finishing each other's thoughts. Laughing at the same jokes. It's that moment you feel truly and completely yourself. It's working with people who treat you like family. At Marriott we know that when you feel at home, you'll make our guests feel at home. If this sounds like the place for you, join us. The Lincolnshire Marriott Resort, located at 10 Marriott...
Description Extendicare Western Operations is currently seeking a Registered Dietitian for our Regional Director of Nutrition Services position. This position will provide evaluation, strategic guidance, operational oversight, and direction to all dietary, dining, and nutrtional programs and processes for our centers located in Vancouver, WA, St. Helens, OR, and Portland, OR. This position will al...
Description Extendicare Western Operations is currently seeking a Registered Dietitian for our Regional Director of Nutrition Services position. This position will provide evaluation, strategic guidance, operational oversight, and direction to all dietary, dining, and nutrtional programs and processes for our centers located in Vancouver, WA, St. Helens, OR, and Portland, OR. This position will al...
Description POSITION SUMMARY: Provides assistance in all nutrition services functions as directed/instructed by the Nutrition Services Manager or designee in accordance with the center’s standards and procedures, federal state and local standards, guidelines and regulations. Assists in providing the resident with nourishing, attractive, well balanced meals and pleasant dining experience. Follows a...
Description POSITION SUMMARY: Prepares and serves food in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations; Extendicare standards and procedures; and as directed by the Nutrition Services Manager to ensures that quality food and dining service is provided at all times. Follows all Extendicare policies and procedures. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. *Prepare...
Description POSITION SUMMARY: This position is PRN or "on call". Prepares and serves food in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations; Extendicare standards and procedures; and as directed by the Nutrition Services Manager to ensures that quality food and dining service is provided at all times. Follows all Extendicare policies and procedure...
Description POSITION SUMMARY: Prepares and serves food in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations; Extendicare standards and procedures; and as directed by the Nutrition Services Manager to ensures that quality food and dining service is provided at all times. Follows all Extendicare policies and procedures. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. *Prepare...
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The Timbers of Shorewood retirement community seeks friendly dining room servers to assist residents, guests, & staff. Responsibilities include taking orders, serving, maintaining work stations, and providing a high level of customer service. Must be available to work weekends and holidays. Apply in person at Timbers of Shorewood 1100 N. River Road Shorewood, IL 60404 Posting provided by:...
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