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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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About Aramark Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FO...
Description Your success is our success! Founded in 1993, P.F. Chang’s menu remains true to its original vision of creating delicious cuisine inspired by the Asian culture. No wonder we now operate over 200 restaurants worldwide. At P.F. Chang’s we know that we can’t continue to grow and succeed without people with talent, passion and vision. That’s why we’re looking for someone like you. When ...
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Our growing Fast Casual operation is hiring outstanding leaders to ensure operational excellence and deliver a high quality product. We'd like for you to have 2+ years of restaurant GM or progressive leadership experience and an interest in developing strong teams. Preferences: Fast Casual, Casual Dining or QRS background Kitchen / BOH experience Willing to cook when necessary A strong sense...
Description Your talent brings our vision to life! The cornerstone of an exceptional dining experience is extraordinary food. That’s why at P.F. Chang’s China Bistro we are truly committed to your success. We know that we can't treat our guests to an amazing experience if we don't have talented culinary professionals running the kitchen. Our concept is culinary-driven. Here you work with the fre...
Description Your success is our success! Founded in 1993, P.F. Chang’s menu remains true to its original vision of creating delicious cuisine inspired by the Asian culture. No wonder we now operate over 200 restaurants worldwide. At P.F. Chang’s we know that we can’t continue to grow and succeed without people with talent, passion and vision. That’s why we’re looking for someone like you. When ...
RESTAURANT / BAR / RETAIL / CUSTOMER SERVICE EXPERIENCE WANTED! Our Management Training program is recognized as one of the best in the advertising industry! Imagine representing companies that are worth billions and receiving FULL PAID TRAINING to jump start your career! RESTAURANT / BAR / RETAIL / CUSTOMER SERVICE EXPERIENCE WANTED! If you have great people skills and enjoy working with the p...
Tired of working weekends and nights? Is your quality of life what you are looking for? Maybe it’s time you visited our planet! Planet Fitness is looking for a dedicated general manager with outstanding customer service skills. Achieves gyms operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing sa...
We are seeking a hands-on hospitality professional to lead the management team at our restaurant located in Destin, FL. Qualified candidates will possess 3 or more years experience as a General Manager with P&L responsibilities in a full service, fast paced, casual restaurant environment. Excellent customer service, organizational, communication and leadership skills are required. Time spent runn...
Is your company closing more location than it opens?? Tired of working 60-80 hours every week? Looking for a growing company? Our Client is one of the fastest-growing Casual Dining chains in the US. They have a current opening for an entry-level Assistant Manager in Easton. Get in on the ground floor of this very exciting concept! Our Client is currently interviewing for Assistant Manager. Compe...
This Quick-service, growing chain is one of the BEST KNOWN BRANDS in the industry! They are currently seeking District Manager candidates in the Columbus area. The DM is responsible for total operations of 6 to 8 restaurants including all aspects of financial performance, staff management, and adherence to operating standards in order to ensure overall restaurant success. QUALIFICATIONS Minimum ...
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...
Wait Staff We are the industry leaders in senior housing. One of the most important services we provide is upscale dining. We feel our residents should have a great dining experience for every meal. We look to our wait staff to provide outstanding service in all our dining programs. If you have a desire to give excellent service in a senior housing environment or in the restaurant or hotel indus...
POSITION FUNCTION The PM Food and Beverage Supervisor will report and workunder the supervision of the Food and Beverage Management, specifically the Chef Manager, Assistant Food and Beverage Director and the Food and Beverage Director in accordance with this job descriptionand in the daily operations of the Food and BeverageDepartment. Additionally, the PM Food and Beverage Supervisor acknowled...
Fazoli’s Restaurants, the nation’s leading quick-service Italian restaurant chain based in Lexington, KY. NOW HIRING Friendly Faces with a Passion for Guest Services for our Locations in St. Joseph, MO! We are currently seeking Entry-Level Hourly Restaurant Managers & Hourly Associates including Cashiers, Coordinators, Drive-Thru Operators, Expeditors, & Cooks! Previous restaurant experience p...
Fazoli’s Restaurants, the nation’s leading quick-service Italian restaurant chain based in Lexington, KY. NOW HIRING Friendly Faces with a Passion for Guest Services for our Locations in Olathe, Leawood, and Shawnee, KS! We are currently seeking Entry-Level Hourly Restaurant Managers & Hourly Associates including Cashiers, Coordinators, Drive-Thru Operators, Expeditors, & Cooks! Previous resta...
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. *Pre...
NEW STORE OPENING - BRANDENTON FL - #5165 Wawa, Inc. owns and operates over 640 convenience stores in PA, NJ, DE, MD, VA and FL. Employing over 22,000 associates, we continue to grow, searching for the best and brightest to be part of our team. Wawa offers excellent benefits, competitive compensation along with growth and advancement opportunities to all members of our team. You will have the opp...
Shift Hours: Hours based on event bookings. Position Description: The Catering Supervisor must have leadership qualities; assist with pulling for events, set ups, servicing events, clean ups, and is responsible for the catering service and delivery team as well as other assigned activities within the account. This position reports to the Catering Director/ Manager with the responsibility to coor...
PREP OPENER/ CASHIER Hours: 5 a.m. – 1 p.m. Seeking for: Lincoln and Omaha areas Apply at: Any Amigos/Kings location or at www.amigoskings.com/jobs Offering excellent pay and benefits! Since the first Amigos restaurant opened its doors in 1980, our goal has been to serve great-tasting, quality food in the friendliest way possible. Our Nebraska-based chain prides itself in offering Mexican and...
About Us: 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 let us know on your application. Position Overview: The Res...

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