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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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Culinary Chef/Supervisor Catering Chef/Supervisor ARAMARK has hourly position available in the West Chester area. Culinary background required. Degree preferred, but not required. Fax resume to: 484-266-3981...
Domestic and International Opportunities: As America’s favorite restaurant, recognized as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For by Fortune Magazine in 2014, The Cheesecake Factory is always looking for talented, passion-driven managers to add to our team. We are opening restaurants domestically and internationally, so if you are open to relocation please be sure to indicate for which locations...
Responsible for comprehensively planning, organizing, coordinating, and executing processes for all Dining Service operations and departments. Develops, implements, and evaluates goals, objectives, policies, procedures, standards, assessment, budget, and marketing/public relations activities. Participates in departmental, division, and campus-wide special project activities. Scope of responsibilit...
Rose. Rabbit. Lie. at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas invites you to a grand experiment - the reinvention of the social club for today's social creatures. Where guests, space, and evening all conspire together. Equal parts restaurant, bar, and entertainment. Every evening is its own unique, communal, spontaneous experience. Anything can happen. Everything will happen. We are social creatures; we d...
Description Overview: The Restaurant Sales Associate sells food items by providing outstanding customer service through product knowledge. Key Accountabilities: Follows Food Division Best Practices Demonstrate current and working knowledge of coffee, gelato, bakery, freshly prepared products, gourmet foods and candy Follows Food Safety standards and maintains work area and equipment in accor...
Description Overview: The Starbucks Barista sells and creates coffee beverages following Starbucks standards providing outstanding customer service through product knowledge. Essential Functions: Follows Food Division Standards and Best Practices Demonstrate current and working knowledge of drip coffee, cold beverage, espresso bar and pastry stations. Follows Food Safety standards and mainta...
Description Overview: The Food Sales Associates primary responsibility is to sell food items by using MAGIC selling and providing service using product knowledge and sampling. Perform other duties as assigned. Essential Functions: · Follows Food Division Standards and Best Practices · Demonstrate working knowledge of menu · Follow food safety standards and maintain work area and equipment in ...
Now hiring for Dish Machine Operator Responsibilities:  Sorts and racks dishes and glasses, Pre-soaks silverware and loads dish machine  Ensures proper levels of detergent, rinse agent and water temperature  Checks for cleanliness at end of rinse cycle  Follows all food safety and sanitation procedures  Drains and refills dish machine as assigned  Restocks kitchen and pantry area with...
Responsibilities Confers with the Director of Operations to determine requirements of forthcoming event. Administers policy for operation and use of building for stage shows, conventions, trade shows and other similar events. Meets with prospective clients of the facility to plan their use of the stage. Supervises Stage Technician and Stagehands. Oversees shows to assure proper use of arena, ...
Grimaldi’s Pizzeria is looking for an Assistant Manager for our El Segundo, CA location. Restaurant Managers are responsible for delivering exceptional guest experiences. In all daily activities will strengthen consistency throughout the staff, driving sales, controlling costs and maintaining the high standards set by the Grimaldi’s Leadership. We recruit, hire and train exceptional, self-discipl...
Cruisers CafeatRandall Reed’s Planet Ford 59 in Humble, TX. Do you love serving great food? Do you enjoy working in a fun, fast-paced environment with team members who share our Passion and Perfection? If so, we would like to hear from you! Cruisers is a new restaurant at Randall Reed’s Planet Ford 59 in Humble, TX. We are open 7am-7pm 6 days a week and are looking for some great people to c...
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Ann's Restaurant now hiring Server, Host/Hostess & Cook - Experienced! Flexibility required, must be available Mon-Sat 6am-3pm. Off Sunday. Apply: 77 W. Monroe St. Downtown Franklin....
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Part-time Dietary Aides Short shift, weekends required Greentree Assisted Living (812) 342-2148...
The Club at Cimarron, just minutes from McAllen, is a premier private country club offering the perfect ambience for elegant, social and business gatherings as well as challenging recreational facilities. The Club at Cimarron is a family-oriented Club with activities scheduled for the entire family. There’s golf, tennis, racquetball, swimming, dining and more. Cimarron Members enjoy an 18-hole cha...
ATTN: FOOTBALL FANS!! ARE YOU A FOOTBALL FAN??? 100 FOOD SERVERS/COUNTER PEOPLE NEEDED ASAP!!! OPEN HOUSE - JOB FAIR - MONDAY SEPTEMBER 22ND FROM 9AM-3PM (1 DAY ONLY) OPEN HOUSE LOCATION: STAFF ICONS (STAFFING AGENCY) 1 KALISA WAY 3RD FLOOR - SUITE 309 PARAMUS, NJ 07652 MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK MONDAY NIGHT AT 6:30PM TELL ALL YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY MEMBERS TO JOIN US TOO!!!! FOOD SERVERS...
TUSCANY VILLAGE REHABILITATION AND SKILLED NURSING We want you! Tuscany Village of Pearland is now accepting applications for qualified individuals to join our award winning team! The following position is available: Dietary Aide Vacation and holiday pay. Apply in person at 2750 Miller Ranch Rd. Pearland, TX 77584 or fax resume to 713-770-5301 Click here to see Newspaper ad...
Full Time Emeritus at Northdale - 3401 Weat Bearss Avenue; Tampa, FL 33618 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while also meeting a...
Attendant-Housekeeping We make stories like this possible every day. Whether were helping a budding chef create a favorite meal, or an anxious dad find a camera full of memories, we're proud to welcome our guests to a home away from home. Because at The Ritz-Carlton, we never forget that we are the heart of our house. The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner, located at 1700 Tysons Boulevard, McLean, VA,...

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