U.S. restaurant industry food and drinks sales by venue category from 2009 to 2014 (in billion U.S. dollars)

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 Bars and tavernsRetail, vending, recreation, mobileNoncommercial & military restaurant servicesManaged servicesLodging place restaurantsEating places
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The statistic depicts the U.S. restaurant industry food and drinks sales by venue category from 2009 to 2014. The restaurant sales in lodging places, which include hotel restaurants and other accommodation restaurants, were at about 30 billion U.S. dollars in 2011.

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Eating places include fullservice restaurants, limited-service (qickservice) restaurants, cafeterias, grill-buffets and buffets, snack and nonalcoholic beverage bars and social caterers.

Retail, vending, recreation, mobile includes retail-host restaurants, recreation and sports, mobile caterers and vending and nonstore retailers.

Noncommercial restaurant services are business educational, governmental or institutional organizations that operate their own restaurant services in venues such as employee restaurant services, public and parochial elementary, secondary schools, colleges and universities, transportation, hospitals, nursing homes, homes for the aged, blind, orphans, and the mentally and physically disabled, clubs, sporting and recreational camps and community centers.

Military restaurant services are officers' and NCO clubs and military exchanges (continental United States only).

Managed services are onsite food-service and food contractors in manufacturing and industrial plants, commercial and office buildings, hospitals and nursing homes, colleges and universities, primary and secondary schools, in-transit restaurant services (airlines) and recreaction and sports centers.

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