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Vermont

RESTAURANT INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

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

1,398

Eating and drinking place locations in Vermont in 2015

$1.0 billion

Projected sales in Vermont's restaurants in 2016

29,600

Restaurant and foodservice jobs in Vermont in 2016 = 10% of employment in the state. And by 2026, that number is projected to grow by 6.8% = 2,000 additional jobs, for a total of 31,600 jobs by 2026.

Vermont's Restaurants

JOBS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES IN EVERY COMMUNITY

U.S. Senators

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Patrick Leahy (D)
Bernard Sanders (I)
1,398
20,000

U.S. Representatives

Establishments in the state
Employees in the state*
Peter Welch (D)
TOTAL
1,398
1,398
20,000
20,000

*Vermont's 20,000 eating-and-drinking-place jobs represent the majority of the state’s total restaurant and foodservice workforce of 29,600 jobs, with the remainder being non-restaurant foodservice positions.

For more information
Restaurant.orgvtchamber.com

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