• Restaurant Technology Landscape Report 2024

    The latest data shows the right tech at the right time for the customer base you’re serving  spells success. 

  • MEG 2024

    Bringing together marketers from across the restaurant industry, MEG 2024 will equipe you with the tools, and strategies to navigate the dynamic landscape of restaurant marketing. Join us May 15-17 in Chicago. 

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  • National Restaurant Association Show

    Stay ahead of what’s happening in hospitality. Register now and join your industry peers at the Show for foodservice May 18-21 in Chicago.

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  • 2024 State of the Restaurant Industry Report

    Get the latest trend forecast for industry sales, operations, workforce, and menus to inform business decisions for the year.

  • 2024 What’s Hot Culinary Forecast

    More than 1,500 culinary professionals weighed in to tell us what they think will be top menu trends in the coming year.


By the numbers: Industry performance 2023

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$1.049 trillion

Restaurant industry sales in in 2023, up from $966 billion in 2022

15.5 million

Foodservice industry jobs at the end of 2023, after adding 600k jobs during the year

9 in 10 restaurants

have fewer than 50 employees

8 in 10 restaurant owners

started their industry careers in entry-level positions