NAICS CODE 722310 - Food Service Contractors

Industry Sector

Accommodation and Food Services

Total Companies

8,457

Est. Employment

618,676

Description

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing food services at institutional, governmental, commercial, or industrial locations of others based on contractual arrangements with these type of organizations for a specified period of time. The establishments of this industry provide food services for the convenience of the contracting organization or the contracting organization's customers. The contractual arrangement of these establishments with contracting organizations may vary from type of facility operated (e.g., cafeteria, restaurant, fast-food eating place), revenue sharing, cost structure, to providing personnel. Management staff is always provided by the food service contractors.

Snapshot

NAICS Code 722310 - Food Service Contractors is a final level code of the “Accommodation and Food Services” Sector. There are 8,457 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 618,676 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 722310 - Food Service Contractors are:

  • Airline food services contractors
  • Cafeteria food services contractors (e.g., government office cafeterias, hospital cafeterias, school cafeterias)
  • Food concession contractors (e.g., convention facilities, entertainment facilities, sporting facilities)
  • Food service contractors, airline
  • Food service contractors, cafeteria
  • Food service contractors, concession operators (e.g., convention facilities, entertainment facilities, sporting facilities)
  • Food service contractors, industrial
  • Food service contractors, institutional
  • Industrial caterers (i.e., providing food services on a contractual arrangement (except single-event basis))

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 722310 - Food Service Contractors that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in: