Accommodation & Food Service Snapshot

02 Feb 23

Food Services Sector is Still Hungry for Workers

Accommodation & Food Service

Employment Trends in Food Service and Accommodations

Accommodation and food services gained an impressive 36,300 jobs to round out 2022. The sector, however, is still nearly 800,000 jobs short of its pre-pandemic level, and thus demand remains high. Consumers have spent at restaurants and on travel despite inflationary pressures, adding pressure to be well-staffed.

Food services gains outpaced those of accommodation, adding 26,300 and 10,000, respectively.

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