Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 43,940
2006 44,840
2007 46,260
2008 48,290
2009 48,300
2010 47,150
2011 47,310
2012 49,310
2013 52,130
2014 52,430
2015 51,600
2016 52,460
2017 53,770
2018 54,190

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 440
2006 280
2007 280
2008 250
2009 280
2010 340
2011 360
2012 510
2013 570
2014 600
2015 580
2016 520
2017 490
2018 510

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 3,240
2006 3,460
2007 3,780
2008 3,750
2009 3,590
2010 3,260
2011 3,090
2012 3,140
2013 3,290
2014 3,340
2015 3,230
2016 2,900
2017 3,110
2018 3,060

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2007 2,720
2008 2,940
2009 2,860
2010 2,020
2011 1,620
2012 1,890
2013 2,180
2014 3,190
2015 2,440
2017 630

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 1,100
2006 1,050
2007 1,030
2008 1,130
2009 1,300
2010 1,280
2011 1,220
2012 840
2013 870
2014 960
2015 1,170
2016 1,230
2017 1,270
2018 1,100

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 2,690
2006 2,880
2007 3,030
2008 2,530
2009 2,860
2010 3,280
2011 3,440
2012 3,800
2013 3,500
2014 3,630
2015 3,480
2016 4,210
2017 4,430
2018 5,200

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 420
2006 680
2007 600
2008 730
2009 400
2011 970
2012 1,000
2013 1,080
2014 960
2015 1,080

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2007 60
2009 90
2010 50

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 5,830
2006 6,230
2007 5,880
2008 6,050
2009 5,640
2010 4,640
2011 3,640
2012 3,030
2013 3,470
2014 3,360
2015 3,200
2016 2,860
2017 2,820
2018 2,570

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 2,570
2006 2,120
2007 2,190
2008 2,560
2009 2,970
2010 3,010
2011 2,830
2012 3,170
2013 3,410
2014 3,720
2015 3,610
2016 3,420
2017 3,560
2018 3,480

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2006 5,990
2007 6,250
2008 7,690
2009 8,710
2010 9,100
2011 10,240
2012 12,260
2013 13,670
2014 12,620
2015 13,210
2016 15,830
2017 17,000
2018 17,190

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2006 3,370
2007 3,960
2008 3,650
2009 3,680
2010 3,320
2011 4,120
2012 3,560
2013 2,500
2014 2,150
2015 1,760
2016 2,450
2017 2,230
2018 2,110

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 9,310
2006 10,520
2007 10,850
2008 10,660
2009 9,710
2010 10,030
2011 9,150
2012 9,190
2013 9,450
2014 9,470
2015 9,800
2016 10,540
2017 11,180
2018 11,120

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 670
2006 970
2007 750
2008 750
2009 710
2010 700
2011 1,090
2013 1,720
2014 1,530
2015 1,270
2016 1,350
2017 1,380
2018 1,270

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 1,230
2006 1,120
2007 1,180
2008 1,380
2009 1,510
2010 1,700
2011 1,800
2012 1,280
2013 1,910
2014 2,360
2015 2,600
2016 1,420
2017 1,380
2018 1,570

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 2,290
2006 2,450
2007 2,450
2008 3,020
2009 2,960
2010 2,680
2011 2,690
2012 2,520
2013 2,970
2014 3,040
2015 3,070
2016 2,310
2017 2,160
2018 2,070

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 940
2006 1,080
2007 1,240
2008 1,070
2009 1,050
2010 970
2011 1,010
2012 1,320
2013 1,460
2014 1,440
2015 990
2016 1,050
2017 1,290
2018 1,380

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2017 90
2018 100