Did You Know?

According to the National Restaurant Association:

In 2011, Connecticut’s restaurants are projected to register $5.6 billion in sales.

In 2009, there were 7,096 eating and drinking places in Connecticut.

Every $1 spent in Connecticut’s restaurants generates an additional $0.87 in sales for the state econmy.

Every extra $1 million spent in Connecticut’s eating and drinking places generates an additional 22.9 jobs in the state.

Restaurants currently (2011) employ 147,800 people in Connecticut, which represents 9% of total employment in the state.

The U.S.restaurant industry’s sales in 2011 will exceed $600 billion.

Almost one in ten working Americans work in restaurants.