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Operators need information to make daily business decisions.  WRA provides information via many different avenues.  The Industry Ops survey provides P & L insights.

Based on data from DOR and ESD, the industry’s survival rate for a restaurant is

  • 83% for the first year
  • 79% by year three

Washington’s menus are extremely diverse; there are over 50 food concepts served by our restaurants representing the cultures of the world.  31% of Washington restaurant menu’s have an ethnic theme.  For information on the average restaurant in Washington state, please download the following report Statewide 2015 Restaurant Profile.

For more information, please go to our ResearchIndustry Profile,  EmploymentOperations or Consumer Trends pages. For questions, comments or sourcing for any of Research pages, please contact Sheryl Jackson, sherylj@warestaurant.org.

For downloadable reports, please go to Resources and Reports.