Restaurants and Food Service are Vital to Utah’s Economy
Restaurants are an important driving force in Utah’s economy. They provide jobs and build careers for thousands of people, and play a vital role in local communities throughout the state. Food service training is key to keep this economy growing.
According the National Restaurant Association, Utah has approximately 4,750 Food and Beverage serving locations, with an annual spend of greater than $4.4B and over 120,000 restaurant/bar jobs. Utah is expected to see 13.3% job growth over the next 10 years, well above the industry average.
Source: Utah Restaurant Industry at a Glance (PDF)