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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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Build your career at ConAgra Foods. At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-pac...
Build your career at ConAgra Foods. At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-pac...
Build your career at ConAgra Foods. At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-pac...
Build your career at ConAgra Foods. At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-pac...
As you know, at ConAgra Foods, we make great food - everyday food - in extraordinary ways, which is why we are creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Career level: 20 Hiring Manager: Rick Miller Recruiter: Lee LaFleur-Childs   Job Title: Plant Systems & Network Administrator Job Summary: Independently or as a team member, the Plant Systems & Network Administr...
Build your career at ConAgra Foods. At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-pac...
Build your career at ConAgra Foods. At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-pac...
Description Overview: The Prep Cooks primary responsibility is to prepare hot and cold items into batches for future recipes use according to company and Health Department standards. Perform other duties as assigned. Essential Functions: · Follows Food Division Standards and Best Practices · Produce craveable food products in batches by following recipes or build sheets according to company s...
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 ...
Immediate OPENINGS For our new location on Indian Nation Turnpike near McAlester, OK Higher Starting Pay Rates!! Send resumes to: P.O. Box 329, Morris, OK 74445, or complete your online application at: www.mcoklahoma.com/35178 • Crew positions starting at $7.75/ hr • Crew Trainers $8.50/ hr • Manager Trainee $9.50/hr • Certified Dept. Managers $12- 13/hr + Sign on Bonus • Multiple Shifts...
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 ...
Description Overview: To drive traffic and sales through customer interaction and by creating an atmosphere that will generate visual and sensory excitement. To educate our customers through demonstrations and the sampling of candy, gourmet foods and wine (where appropriate). Perform other duties as assigned. Essential Functions: · Follows Food Division Standards and Best Practices · Demonstra...
Description Overview: To drive traffic and sales through customer interaction and by creating an atmosphere that will generate visual and sensory excitement. To educate our customers through demonstrations and the sampling of candy, gourmet foods and wine (where appropriate). Perform other duties as assigned. Essential Functions: · Follows Food Division Standards and Best Practices · Demonstra...
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 ...
Restaurant All Management Positions needed for Growing Chain! Restaurant Assistant Managers for Immediate Needs Email resume to ***** If you have full service casual theme restaurant experience, Tim will call for an immediate interview As one of the strongest Casual Dining restaurant chains in the country, we believe in having a good time. We strive to provide the best custom...
If you have 2+ years of full service, casual dining restaurant management experience, we invite you to join us and surround yourself with people who share our values. We celebrate and reward our Managers by offering competitive base salaries and benefits along with a "no ceiling" philosophy in bonus potential. What more could you ask for? restaurant expansion - we are growing! career growth op...
Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab in DC is now hiring an experienced SOUS CHEF with the level of commitment that matches our own. We take pride in doing things right and we hold ourselves to the highest standards we know: Our own. Delectable, exquisitely prepared food is the order of the day…bone-in steaks, our signature stone crab, fresh fish including Dover sole as well as a large selecti...
SEEKING RESTAURANT ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER AND RESTAURANT GENERAL MANAGER CASUAL DINING CONCEPT EXCITING OPPORTUNITY – Missoula, Montana This is a fantastic opportunity to grow your hospitality career! We are looking for an Assistant General Manager and General Manager to join our Casual Theme Restaurant in the Missoula area. From managing staff and financials to ensuring a world-class dinin...
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...
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...

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