据报道，澳大利亚餐饮业协会（Restaurant and Catering Australia）显示，到2020年时，餐饮业将缺口16万员工。南澳当前就缺少2700人。
A LOOMING staffing crisis has prompted pleas for more school leavers to consider careers in cooking and serving food.
Projections by industry body Restaurant and Catering Australia show 160,000 jobs may go begging by 2020. South Australia is experiencing an immediate shortfall of about 2700 staff.
The estimated state demand for new workers by 2020 is 7800, of which 6400 will be needed in Adelaide.
Restaurant and Catering SA deputy chief Sally Neville said that, of those, the state needed 3400 to be skilled workers.