The Big Picture

A comprehensive, data-driven overview of the non-commercial foodservice industry
The Big Picture

Most operations offer on- premise catering. For those that do offer both on- and off-premise catering, on- premise catering makes up 80% of the catering business.

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We surveyed those individuals who are in charge of hospital foodservice operations and asked them to tell us about themselves. Hospital management operators were significantly more likely than other...

We surveyed those individuals who are in charge of school foodservice operations and asked them to tell us about themselves.

We surveyed those individuals who are in charge of college foodservice operations and asked them to tell us about themselves. Colleges were the least likely segment to have a management role occupied...

Salary info, director's profile, increasing responsibilities and the impact of technology are covered in this year's workforce survey...

Our research shows few operators expect their catering revenue to decrease in the next two years. That data and more is covered in this survey.

See what operators are serving on their lunch, dinner and dessert menus and what categories they expect to grow in the next two years.

We surveyed nearly 600 foodservice management professionals to find out about their salaries and demographic profiles. It's good news on the salary front if you're a director at a college...

Lunch makes up the bulk of business at non-commercial locations, according to The Big Picture.

Cooking, hot/cold holding and cold storage are the three equipment categories operators plan to upgrade or replace the most in the next two years.

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