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Utah

RESTAURANT INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

Restaurants are a 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.

4,749

Eating and drinking place locations in Utah in 2015

$4.4 billion

Projected sales in Utah's restaurants in 2016

120,700

Restaurant and foodservice jobs in Utah in 2016 = 10% of employment in the state. And by 2026, that number is projected to grow by 13.3% = 16,000 additional jobs, for a total of 136,700 jobs by 2026.

Utah's Restaurants

JOBS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES IN EVERY COMMUNITY

U.S. Senators

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Orrin Hatch (R)
Mike Lee (R)
4,749
92,900

U.S. Representatives

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Rob Bishop (R)
Chris Stewart (R)
Jason Chaffetz (R)
Mia B. Love (R)
TOTAL
1,061
1,533
1,069
1,085
4,749
20,763
29,993
20,912
21,231
92,900

*Utah's 92,900 eating-and-drinking-place jobs represent the majority of the state’s total restaurant and foodservice workforce of 120,700 jobs, with the remainder being non-restaurant foodservice positions.

For more information
Restaurant.orgutahrestaurantassociation.org

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