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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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22,000 Panda Associates living one common mission: “Deliver exceptional Asian dining experiences by building an organization where people are inspired to better their lives.” Known as the ʺPanda Way,ʺ our company culture places special emphasis on encouraging our Associates to focus on a healthy lifestyle, continuous learning, developing others and acknowledging others. We believe that this, coup...
Panera Bread is interviewing Restaurant Managers for locations throughout the City of Industry area! Interested? Email Resume To: ***** Then Call 562-596-7072 for interview information! The ideal candidate will have experience as a General Manager, Assistant Manager, Restaurant Manager, Supervisor, Leader, Kitchen Manager, District Manager, Area Manager, Multi-Unit Manager, FOH Man...
Do you have a full time job and need extra money for the holidays? Are you looking for flexible hours that work around your busy schedule? Or are you looking for a career change and need full time work? Being a Papa John's Delivery Driver might be the perfect fit for you. *EARN CASH DAILY *FLEXIBLE HOURS *SHIFTS AS SHORT AS 3 HOURS (FOR THOSE THAT HAVE FULL TIME JOBS) *MAKE $11-14 PER HOUR ...
Overview: Are you outgoing, friendly and helpful? Jordan’s Furniture is looking for a IMAX Guest Services Representative. Position starts at $9 an hour Responsibilities: As a Guest Services Representative, you will welcome customers to the store and IMAX Theater. Responsibilities include: Greeting customers with enthusiasm Providing courteous service/assistance to store and IMAX theater visit...
Overview: It's almost time again for The Enchanted Village at Jordan's Furniture in Avon! The Enchanted Village is a free family experience, with its longstanding, traditional roots, coupled with our Polar Express 4D Ride at MOM and Laser LITE show, The Enchanted Village is sure to be a home run, drawing families from miles around. This temporary Guest Services position will serve as the perfect...
A Restaurant Host/Hostess with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for welcoming guests and escorting them to their seats for dining in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world ...
A Hair Stylist with Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts is responsible for providing professional hair care and treatments to guests in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? What began with the worldÆs most iconic hotel is now the worldÆs most iconic portfolio of hotels. In exce...
Steak 'n Shake is coming to Santa Monica's 3rd Street Promenade. Come be a part of this flagship California location! Steak 'n Shake is one of the most recognized and loyal brands in the restaurant business with more than 114 million Steakburgers and over 66 millions shakes served annually. After 80 years, we are continuing Steak n Shake’s tradition of serving the country’s best, freshest, and ta...
A Utility Steward with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for transporting and cleaning cooking utensils and serviceware in the hotels continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world of authentic...
A Food Server with Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts is responsible for serving food and/or beverages to guests in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? What began with the worldÆs most iconic hotel is now the worldÆs most iconic portfolio of hotels. In exceptional destination...
An On Call Banquet Server with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for delivering and serving food and beverage items to banquet guests in a timely, friendly and efficient manner in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hil...
A Guest Service Agent with Homewood Suites by Hilton is responsible for greeting and registering guests and checking guests out of the hotel in the hotels continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? Homewood Suites by Hilton exists to provide the touches, familiarity and comforts of home so that...
A Nail Technician with Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts is responsible for providing professional nail care treatments for guests in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? What began with the worldÆs most iconic hotel is now the worldÆs most iconic portfolio of hotels. In exce...
A Front of House Culinary Manager with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for overseeing the coffee shop/gourmet market outlet; including ordering, staffing, costs and controls and culinary performance. He/she is also responsible for assisting the Hotel Team in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? ...
A Tropics Bar and Grill Waithelp On-Call with Hilton Hotels and Resorts is responsible for serving food and/or beverages to guests in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? One of the most recognized names in the industry, Hilton Hotels & Resorts offers travelers a world of auth...
A Night Auditor with Hampton Inn and Suites is responsible for overseeing the auditing, posting and balancing of daily financial transactions to support the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? With nearly 1,900 hotels globally, Hampton Hotels offer guests friendly service, clean ...
A Nail Technician with Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts is responsible for providing professional nail care treatments for guests in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? What began with the worldÆs most iconic hotel is now the worldÆs most iconic portfolio of hotels. In exce...
A Bellperson with Hampton Inn and Suites is responsible for transferring and storing luggage and responding to guest requests in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? With nearly 1,900 hotels globally, Hampton Hotels offer guests friendly service, clean rooms and comfortable su...
A Banquet Server with Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts is responsible for delivering and serving food and beverage items to banquet guests in a timely, friendly and efficient manner in the hotelÆs continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? What began with the worldÆs most iconic hotel is now ...
A Guest Service Agent with Hampton Inn and Suites is responsible for greeting and registering guests and checking guests out of the hotel in the hotels continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand? With nearly 1,900 hotels globally, Hampton Hotels offer guests friendly service, clean rooms and com...

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