Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Fort Wayne, IN

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 18,940
2006 18,230
2007 18,170
2008 18,350
2009 17,850
2010 16,680
2011 17,020
2012 17,880
2013 18,470
2014 19,180
2015 19,800
2016 20,360
2017 19,700
2018 19,590

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 110
2006 130
2007 90
2008 40
2009 40
2010 30
2011 40
2014 90
2015 80
2016 150
2017 160
2018 150

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 1,330
2006 1,290
2007 1,390
2008 1,300
2009 1,270
2010 1,170
2011 1,210
2012 1,430
2013 1,490
2014 1,520
2015 1,440
2016 1,640
2017 1,450
2018 1,450

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 670
2006 640
2007 810
2008 570
2009 460
2013 950
2014 670
2015 710
2016 370

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 550
2006 530
2007 560
2008 590
2009 600
2010 630
2011 710
2012 660
2013 800
2014 750
2015 850
2016 780
2017 850
2018 670

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 1,190
2006 1,180
2007 1,230
2008 1,460
2009 1,760
2010 1,920
2011 1,980
2012 1,890
2013 1,790
2014 1,910
2015 2,160
2016 2,310
2017 2,160
2018 2,080

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 390
2006 560
2007 480
2008 260
2009 170
2010 150
2011 170
2012 180
2014 240
2015 110
2016 80

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 1,810
2006 1,790
2007 1,450
2008 1,070
2009 960
2010 800
2011 970
2012 980
2013 960
2014 950
2015 1,120
2016 1,210
2017 970
2018 810

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 930
2006 870
2007 850
2008 600
2009 620
2010 480
2011 700
2012 740
2013 900
2014 910
2015 1,140
2016 1,130
2017 1,150
2018 770

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 5,520
2006 4,900
2007 4,380
2008 4,910
2009 4,490
2010 4,560
2011 4,380
2012 5,160
2013 4,980
2014 5,780
2015 5,570
2016 5,960
2017 5,940
2018 6,710

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 400
2006 620
2007 850
2008 1,140
2012 580
2013 740
2014 470
2015 510
2016 570
2017 650
2018 560

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 3,310
2006 3,500
2007 3,950
2008 4,140
2009 4,310
2010 3,920
2011 4,040
2012 3,470
2013 3,590
2014 3,760
2015 4,090
2016 4,020
2017 3,660
2018 3,840

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 460
2006 470
2007 340
2008 310
2009 190
2010 220
2011 290
2012 330
2013 390
2014 270
2015 380
2016 370
2017 420
2018 360

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 700
2006 440
2007 570
2008 650
2009 610
2010 490
2011 340
2012 340
2013 380
2014 400
2015 470
2016 490
2017 410
2018 390

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 850
2006 720
2007 600
2008 620
2009 680
2010 660
2011 550
2012 710
2014 800
2015 580
2016 600
2017 480
2018 420

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 680
2006 580
2007 610
2008 640
2009 640
2010 640
2012 630
2013 570
2014 620
2015 590
2016 650
2017 530
2018 610

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2008 70
2009 50