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New York

RESTAURANT INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

Restaurants are a driving force in New York’s economy. They provide jobs and build careers for thousands of people, and play a vital role in local communities throughout the state.

45,681

Eating and drinking place locations in New York in 2015

$42.5 billion

Projected sales in New York's restaurants in 2016

821,000

Restaurant and foodservice jobs in New York in 2016 = 9% of employment in the state. And by 2026, that number is projected to grow by 7.2% = 59,200 additional jobs, for a total of 880,200 jobs by 2026.

New York's Restaurants

JOBS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES IN EVERY COMMUNITY

U.S. Senators

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Kirsten Gillibrand (D)
Charles Schumer (D)
45,681
639,000

U.S. Representatives

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Steve Israel (D)
Kathleen M. Rice (D)
Gregory W. Meeks (D)
Grace Meng (D)
Nydia M. Velázquez (D)
Hakeem Jeffries (D)
Yvette D. Clarke (D)
Jerrold Nadler (D)
Daniel M. Donovan, Jr. (R)
Carolyn Maloney (D)
Charles B. Rangel (D)
Joseph Crowley (D)
José E. Serrano (D)
Eliot Engel (D)
Nita Lowey (D)
Sean Patrick Maloney (D)
Christopher P. Gibson (R)
Paul Tonko (D)
Elise M. Stefanik (R)
Richard Hanna (R)
Tom Reed (R)
John Katko (R)
Louise McIntosh Slaughter (D)
Brian Higgins (D)
Chris Collins (R)
Peter King (R)
Lee M. Zeldin (R)
TOTAL
1,512
1,553
1,386
1,536
1,570
1,400
1,633
1,688
1,875
1,431
1,771
1,308
817
1,774
1,129
4,898
1,424
3,604
1,008
995
2,237
1,492
898
1,762
1,880
1,323
1,777
45,681
21,492
21,690
19,585
22,841
23,610
26,223
20,013
24,779
18,293
11,430
24,820
15,794
68,512
19,919
50,418
14,100
13,916
31,289
20,867
19,394
12,562
24,650
26,298
18,508
24,856
21,727
21,145
639,000

*New York's 639,000 eating-and-drinking-place jobs represent the majority of the state’s total restaurant and foodservice workforce of 821,000 jobs, with the remainder being non-restaurant foodservice positions.

For more information
Restaurant.orgnysra.org

Source: National Restaurant Association, based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics & U.S. Census Bureau, 2015