Arizona and Florida Make the Top Five States for Projected 2015 Growth in the Restaurant Industry

The steady economy growth means consumers will have more spending money for leisure–which means more business for restaurants. So what states are predicted to have the highest sales in the restaurant industry? In the National Restaurant Association's 2015 Restaurant Industry Forecast, Florida and Arizona are projected have 4.9% sales increases, following closely behind is North Dakota and Texas at 4.8% and Colorado at 4.3%. 

The growth of the state of Florida it due to the business-friendly legislation and recent decrease in unemployment rates. Not to mention– the favorable weather. While on the other side of the country–the upcoming Super Bowl location is attributing to the projected growth in Arizona and with the booming economy and adventurous culinary scene in Denver, Colorado's restaurant industry is on the path for further growth. Read more