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By the numbers: Industry performance 2021
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Restaurant industry sales in 2021, down $65 billion from 2019’s pre-pandemic levels
Restaurant industry employees at the end of 2021, down 1 million from pre-pandemic levels
9 in 10 restaurants
have fewer than 50 employees
8 in 10 restaurant owners
started their industry careers in entry-level positions
Webinars, podcasts, industry events and conferences inform the specific interests of all restaurant industry professionals. Here’s what’s on deck.
The latest news and information from the National Restaurant Association designed to help you operate a successful restaurant.
Hopes of Replenishing RRF Dashed by SenateMay 19, 2022Association Statement on Small Business COVID Relief Act of 2022 vote.
Restaurants are the Top Choice for Mother’s DayMay 02, 2022According to new Association research, this year for Mother’s Day nearly half of consumers will let restaurants do the cooking.
New ServSafe Ops App Drives Operational Efficiency for the Hospitality IndustryApril 05, 2022The new ServSafe® Ops app automates a restaurant’s standard operating procedures (SOPs) and, at a time when it’s harder than ever to engage workforce, it places productivity in the hands of all employees.