Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Richmond, VA

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 40,730
2006 43,240
2007 45,770
2008 46,970
2009 46,750
2010 44,840
2011 45,900
2012 49,690
2013 50,400
2014 50,070
2015 49,970
2016 52,500
2017 53,350
2018 53,990

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 550
2006 320
2007 310
2008 330
2009 370
2010 300
2011 380
2012 360
2013 520
2014 500
2015 550
2016 450
2017 510
2018 360

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 2,770
2006 3,030
2007 3,250
2008 3,880
2009 3,820
2010 3,880
2011 3,580
2012 3,690
2013 3,310
2014 3,830
2015 3,970
2016 4,340
2017 4,290
2018 4,380

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 2,290
2006 2,890
2007 2,330
2008 1,690
2009 1,590
2010 1,530
2011 2,090
2012 1,900
2013 2,310
2014 2,570
2015 3,040
2016 2,660
2017 1,780
2018 2,300

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 890
2006 1,130
2007 1,090
2008 1,070
2009 810
2010 820
2011 1,500
2012 1,570
2013 1,740
2014 1,130
2015 1,430
2016 1,340
2017 1,600
2018 1,370

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 2,970
2006 2,850
2007 3,060
2008 3,290
2009 3,730
2010 4,040
2011 4,380
2012 4,970
2013 4,550
2014 4,780
2015 4,270
2016 4,940
2017 5,500
2018 6,420

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 410
2006 470
2007 700
2008 570
2009 320

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2009 30
2010 40
2011 60
2012 40

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 2,660
2006 2,180
2007 2,060
2008 2,300
2009 2,500
2010 2,550
2011 2,870
2012 3,090
2013 3,160
2014 3,330
2015 3,120
2016 2,920
2017 2,430
2018 2,360

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 930
2006 880
2007 920
2008 1,380
2009 1,600
2010 1,520
2011 1,280
2012 1,210
2013 1,130
2014 1,490
2015 1,600
2016 1,860
2017 1,640
2018 1,680

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 10,240
2006 10,970
2007 12,340
2008 14,290
2009 14,660
2010 13,200
2011 12,010
2012 13,640
2013 12,850
2014 12,290
2015 11,710
2016 14,190
2017 16,200
2018 15,840

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 1,170
2006 1,320
2007 1,890
2008 1,670
2009 1,550
2010 2,270
2011 2,160
2012 2,550
2013 2,790
2014 2,340
2015 2,240
2016 1,350
2017 1,410
2018 1,090

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 9,070
2006 9,590
2007 10,570
2008 10,130
2009 10,500
2010 9,800
2011 10,500
2012 10,990
2013 11,380
2014 10,620
2015 10,590
2016 11,550
2017 11,510
2018 11,800

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 760
2006 920
2007 860
2008 830
2009 810
2010 1,000
2011 1,040
2012 960
2013 1,030
2014 1,700
2015 2,000
2016 1,990
2017 1,610
2018 1,470

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 2,450
2006 2,810
2007 2,670
2008 2,120
2009 1,750
2010 1,150
2011 810
2012 900
2013 820
2014 700
2015 680
2016 790
2017 880
2018 630

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 1,850
2006 2,100
2007 1,910
2008 1,940
2009 1,390
2010 1,430
2011 1,550
2012 1,870
2013 2,220
2014 2,130
2015 1,960
2016 1,720
2017 1,880
2018 2,080

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 1,660
2006 1,710
2007 1,690
2008 1,390
2009 1,270
2010 1,140
2011 1,360
2012 1,590
2013 2,130
2014 2,320
2015 2,250
2016 1,840
2017 1,560
2018 1,720

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 50
2006 50
2007 90
2008 60
2010 60
2011 80
2012 100
2013 60
2016 220
2017 270
2018 210