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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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Food & Beverage Pd Cash Daily! Ice Cream Truck Drivers wanted. Weekend and holidays can turn into great paying summer job. 259-4000 Web ID# 34307698...
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...
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,...
Join a great group of hardworking Food & Beverage team members. Job duties include: front of house guest service which involves table clearing and expediting dishware to and from the kitchen; a high level of guest contact and assisting co-workers to meet guests’ needs, while maintaining the general appearance of the restaurant; restroom organization and cleaning during business hours. This positio...
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVE Serve food and/or beverages to customers during banquets. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Provide superior service to our customers (internal and external) at all times. Follow The Resort’s etiquette guidelines. Serve food and beverages as outlined by Banquet Event Order. Set up tables, buffets and work station with special attention given to décor, accuracy and efficiency. Read si...
Job Status: On Call Job Summary: The Banquet Server handles all the set up and tear down of banquet events. Essential Duties: Provides excellent service to guests. Works as a team to provide friendly and efficient service. Serves food and beverage, maintains buffets, bus tables and prepare side work stations. Maintains a clean and professional work area. Assists with set up and strike of b...
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 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...
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...
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...
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,...
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 e...
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...
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...
Position Description As a team member your top priority is guest satisfaction. Whether you are the very first person our guests encounter or producing quality finished bakery items that our guests come to enjoy and love you will have the opportunity to deliver and create exceptional guest experiences. Your energy and passion for guest service are what make you a top team member in this fast-paced...
Our Sous Chefs are PASSIONATE PEOPLE "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." Bravo Brio Restaurant Group (BBRG) actively recruits the finest in the industry to be a par...
Our Executive Chefs are PASSIONATE PEOPLE "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." Bravo Brio Restaurant Group (BBRG) actively recruits the finest in the industry to be ...

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