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Industry Impact

Within our communities and across the country, the restaurant industry plays an important role as a mainstay of the economy, a contributor to worthy causes, a responsible partner in conserving the environment, and an active supporter of our guests’ well-being.

Employing America

The restaurant industry will generate $799 billion in sales this year and jobs and careers for one in 10 U.S. workers.

Food & Healthy Living

The restaurant industry is taking the lead in providing healthy menu choices, especially for kids.

America’s Restaurants:
Serving More Than Meals®

Everyone counts on the restaurant community to be generous — because we are.


Restaurants are adopting practices and products that protect the world we live in. Learn more about our sustainability program.

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