The National Restaurant Association's 2013 Restaurant Industry Forecast showed that more establishments could seek managers and various crew members for their workforces. According to Nation's Restaurant News, several foodservice industry experts are predicting 3.8 percent growth next year, which could lead to $660.5 billion in total sales.

"[Foodservice] is a resilient and flexible industry that continually finds new ways to keep growing," foodservice industry analyst Dawn Sweeney told the news source.

Some foodservice industry specialists predict that traditional restaurants, social caterers and establishments at hotels and other lodging places could see notable profit increases in 2013. These restaurants could also seek additional staff members to keep up with customers' demands, which could help these establishment provide quality support for guests.

Foodservice Equipment & Supplies reports that foodservice employers added 8,600 jobs to the nation's economy in November 2012 – 6 percent of the country's total employment increase during that time frame. The news source also notes that an informal poll of several restaurant owners revealed that many business operators are hoping to quickly fill job vacancies at their establishments.

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