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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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Super 8, Bismarck, ND Is now hiring for HOUSEKEEPING FRONT DESK NEW HIRE RATE!! •Great Pay •Benefits •Bonus Program!! Apply in person at: 1124 E. Capitol Ave. Across from Pizza Hut....
Our DISTRICT 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...
RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Greets customers with a smile, provides polite, quality service. Follows customer specifications to ensure return business to maximize sales. 2. Decorates cakes and other bakery products using dye, specific designs or by creating custom designs. Uses variety of creams, frostings and fillings with consistent outcome. Adheres to company approved recipes. 3. Trims and cuts cake...
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Weis Markets is a large regional grocery chain headquartered in Sunbury, Pa. The 160 Stores flying the Weis banner are located in 6 states, Pa, MD, NJ, NY, VA and WV. The company maintains a 1.2 million square foot warehouse facility in Milton, PA. The SuperPetz division operates pet supply warehouse stores across the eastern U.S. Our 19,000 + employees come from across the w...
Lou Malnati's South Naperville FT kitchen Worker Needed Nights/Weekends Competitive Pay and Benefits Contact David Sanchez 630.731.8951...
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...
Description POSITION SUMMARY: Provides assistance in all nutrition services functions as directed/instructed by the Nutrition Services Manager or designee in accordance with the center’s standards and procedures, federal state and local standards, guidelines and regulations. Assists in providing the resident with nourishing, attractive, well balanced meals and pleasant dining experience. Helps t...
Description Enhances the overall experience of patients and families in the Emergency Department by providing appropriate hospitality services and improving communication. Duties include, but are not limited to: - Greets all patients and family members as soon as possible upon arrival, introducing self and explaining role in enhancing their comfort and communications, and keeping them informed o...
Ciao Ristorante Experienced Kitchen Staff, Busser. Valid work documents needed. Call (239) 263-3889 or email: ***** Posting provided by:...
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...
At Kohl’s, we’re always looking ahead to creating the next great thing. Since 1962, our people have been our biggest asset and every great thing we do is thanks to the great people we hire. Position Objective: Performs maintenance and handyman services in our Kohl's stores ensuring Company Brand Standards are maintained. Performs all work in a quality manner following all safety rules and regulat...
Crispers is Florida's alternative to fast food; offering fresh gourmet salads, tempting soups, sandwiches, and flatbreads...all made fresh daily. Crispers operate multiple fast casual restaurants throughout Florida and has an immediate need for Restaurant Managers to help grow our business. The position is located at our Tampa, Florida location. Our mission is to prepare fresh, delicious food ser...
Our [sous chef] assists with the daily operations of the kitchen and provide professional leadership and direction to kitchen personnel. Ensure that all recipes, food preparations, and presentations meet restaurant’s specifications and commitment to quality. Maintain a safe, orderly and sanitized kitchen. [responsibilities]: · Ensures that all stations remain stocked before and during the meal p...
COME JOIN THE SUSHI REVOLUTION!!! ALL POSITIONS WANTED: http://www.apploi.com/find-a-job/?job=howdoyouroll How Do You Roll? A national fast casual restaurant franchise is looking for "SUSHI GURUS" for our corporate locations. HUGE opportunities available to advance with a fast growing company. While we are a fast casual sushi restaurant, the food is just the medium. We are a PEOPLE company that ...
- Experienced Restaurant Manager Candidates - For opportunities now available in the Ft Myers / Naples market please apply online by visiting: www.brinkerjobs.com --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Here’s an idea that will definitely upset the apple cart. The Chili’s you remember has become a Chili’s with a dozen reasons to change jobs now, ...
FORT RUCKER'S LANDING ZONE NOW HIRING "Business Manager" For Casual Dining Restaraunt SALARY BASED ON EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS, PLUS BONUS POTENTIAL REGULAR FULL-TIME POSITION WITH BENEFITS, TO INCLUDE MEDICAL AND LIFE INSURANCE, 401K, VACATION Experience in Casual Dining Restaurant Management, as a General Manager or Operations Manager, or Senior Assistant Manager an absolute requirement! On...
Heroes - Join our TEAM!! You served our country with Honor and Integrity, AND you have Culinary Training. Now take those skills and join our highly acclaimed Culinary Team. Here’s what you will need: Food Service Specialist designation or equivalent. E-5 rank, or above. Ability to relocate to further career advancement. You can expect a Culinary Operations Leadership Roadmap that will develop y...
Heroes - Join our TEAM!! You served our country with Honor and Integrity, AND you have Culinary Training. Now take those skills and join our highly acclaimed Culinary Team. Here’s what you will need: Food Service Specialist designation or equivalent. E-5 rank, or above. Ability to relocate to further career advancement. You can expect a Culinary Operations Leadership Roadmap that will develop y...

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