Cafeterias, Grill Buffets & Buffets (NAICS 722212) Industry Market Research Report

Cafeterias, Grill Buffets & Buffets - Market Size and Forecast

The Cafeterias, Grill Buffets and Buffets report contains both historical and forecasted statistics. Total market size figures from 2015 to 2025 reveal industry growth patterns and trends. Market size measurementsincludes both public and private companies in the industry.

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Market Size (Total Revenue)


% Growth Rate
Number of Companies
Total Employees
Average Revenue per Company
Average Employees per Company
Source: U.S. government financial data.

Industry Revenue ($ Billions)

Cafeterias, Grill Buffets & Buffets Industry Revenue
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021

Advanced econometric models forecast five years of industry growth based on short- and long-term trend analysis. Market size includes revenue generated from all products and services sold within the industry.

Cafeterias, Grill Buffets & Buffets - Geographic Breakdown by U.S. State

Market size by state reveals local opportunity through the number of companies located in the region. Each state's growth rate is affected by regional economic conditions. Data by state can be used to pinpoint profitable and nonprofitable locations for Cafeterias, Grill Buffets & Buffets companies in the United States.

Cafeterias, Grill Buffets & Buffets Revenue by State

US Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company Size All Industries Cafeterias, Grill Buffets & Buffets
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


Small Business (5 - 20)
Midsized Business (20 - 100)
Large Business (100 - 500)
Enterprise (> 500)

Cafeterias, Grill Buffets & Buffets - Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial statement analysis determines averages for the following industry forces:
The report includes a traditional income statement from an "average" company (both public and private companies included).

Industry Average Percent of Sales
Total Revenue


Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold (COGS)
Gross Profit
Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit

Average Income Statement

Average Income Statement

Cost of Goods Sold

Salaries, Wages, and Benefits



Depreciation and Amortization

Officer Compensation

Net Income

Cafeterias, Grill Buffets & Buffets - Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratios allow a company's performance to be compared against that of its peers.

Financial RatioIndustry Average
Profitability Ratios


Profit Margin
Liquidity Ratios
Current Ratio
Quick Ratio
Activity Ratios
Average Collection Period
Asset Turnover Ratio
Receivables Turnover Ratio
Inventory Conversion Ratio

Cafeterias, Grill Buffets & Buffets - Product Mix

Product Description Description Revenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Meals, snacks and beverages prepared for immediate consumption
Meals & snacks dispensed w/o table service for cons on premises
Meals & snacks served at a table by a server
Meals & snacks for immediate consumption off premises
Non-alcoholicoholic beverages served at a table by a server
Non-alcoholicohol beverages dispensed w/o table service for cons on premises
Meals, snacks & beverages prepared for catered events
Meals & snacks dispensed via drive-through service
Alcoholic beverages served for immediate consumption

Cafeterias, Grill Buffets & Buffets - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of Workforce Bottom Quartile Average (Median) Salary Upper Quartile
Management Occupations 2%


Chief Executives 0%
General and Operations Managers 1%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 90%
Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 7%
Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 7%
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 6%
Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 20%
Cooks 16%
Cooks, Restaurant 10%
Food and Beverage Serving Workers 53%
Fast Food and Counter Workers 29%
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 26%
Waiters and Waitresses 19%
Waiters and Waitresses 19%
Other Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers 10%

Government Contracts

In 2008, the federal government spent a total of $1,715,991 on the cafeterias, grill buffets & buffets industry. It has awarded 10 contracts to 2 companies, with an average value of $857,996 per company.

Cafeterias, Grill Buffets & Buffets and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

Company Address Revenue
($ Millions)


Cafeterias, Grill Buffets & Buffets Industry Report
Geography United States  
Publication Date May 2020
Report Format PDF Download  
Price $450

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