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By the numbers: Industry performance 2022

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$937 billion

Restaurant industry sales in 2022, up from $824 billion in 2021

15 million

Foodservice industry jobs at the end of 2022 – having added 500K in 2021

9 in 10 restaurants

have fewer than 50 employees

8 in 10 restaurant owners

started their industry careers in entry-level positions