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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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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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
Overview: Community Memorial Health System is a community-owned, not-for-profit organization that consists of two hospitals and twelve family-practice health centers serving various communities within Ventura County. We are fully accredited by Det Norske Veritas (DNV), licensed by the California Department of Public Health and ISO 9001 certified. Located close to the beach, just 60 miles north o...
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 ...
NEW RESTAURANT OPENING - BRAVO! CUCINA ITALIANA (HENDERSON, NV) BBRG Mission: "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." Why Is BBRG A Great Place To Work? Bravo Brio Re...
Arbour - HRI Hospital in Brookline, MA is currently looking for full-time and part-time Dietary Aides to be part of our food services team, which services both staff and patients. The Dietary Aide is responsible for washing pots and pans, serving meals, stocking products, and overall kitchen duties as needed. Candidate must have knowledge of safe food preparation, handling techniques and work coop...
Arbour Hospital in Jamaica Plain is looking for a Dietary Aide to be part of our Food Services team, which services both staff and patients. The Dietary Aide is responsible for washing pots and pans, serving meals, stocking products, and overall kitchen duties as needed. Must have knowledge of safe food preparation, handling techniques and work cooperatively as a member of a team. This is a Part-t...
Description JOB SUMMARY Prepares high quality, nutritious meals for patients and the dining room in a cost efficient and sanitary manner. Qualifications JOB QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or GED or five years comparable experience Two years previous high volume institutional cooking experience required. Must be able to work from recipes. Basic math skills required Strong organizational...
tommy bahama Restaurant is hiring! Immediate needs for all kitchen staff, Servers w/exp. & Food Runners.Competitive rates & excellent benefitsApply in person all days 9-11am or 3-5pm Harbourside Place126 Soundings AveJupiter FL...
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...

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