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Association’s Jillian Henze Earns Accreditation in Public Relations

Washington Hospitality Association’s Jillian Henze Earns Accreditation in Public Relations OLYMPIA, WASH. (OCT. 10, 2017) – Jillian Henze, local communications manager for the Washington Hospitality Association, has earned the Accreditation

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Tacoma City Council Amends Paid Leave Policy

TACOMA – The Tacoma City Council voted unanimously on Sept. 29 to amend the city’s paid sick and safe leave policy, creating a duplicate policy for businesses to comply with.

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Seattle Hotel Association Announces 2018 Evening of Hope Gala Honorees: Tom and Sue Ellison

SEATTLE (Sept. 21, 2017) — The Seattle Hotel Association is thrilled to announce the selection of Tom and Sue Ellison as its 2018 honorees for the upcoming Evening of Hope

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Hospitality Association Announces 2017 Legislative Heroes

OLYMPIA – Annually, the Washington Hospitality Association recognizes lawmakers who are true champions of the hospitality industry’s priorities. The association is known for its political advocacy and acumen. Nominees for

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Hospitality Association Backs FareStart Apprenticeship Program

OLYMPIA Aug. 31, 2017 – The Washington Hospitality Association is excited to support FareStart’s recently launched Foodservice Apprenticeship Program. The program will help lower-income foodservice workers gain skills and employment

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Tacoma restaurants endorse Victoria Woodards for mayor, four city council candidates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Morgan Huether, local communications manager, 360-956-7279 ext. 135, morganhuether@wahospitality.org   Tacoma restaurants endorse Victoria Woodards for mayor, four council candidates   TACOMA (July 25, 2017)

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Paid Family Leave Bill Signing – You are Invited to Celebrate with Us!

Happy 4th of July! This year, we hope you will consider extending your celebration an extra day – and join us in Olympia for the Governor’s bill signing, of SB

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Businesses support bipartisan law creating statewide paid family and medical leave

OLYMPIA, WASH. (JUNE 30, 2017) – After many months of thoughtful, strategic planning by Democrats, Republicans, businesses and labor, Washington has proposed a balanced, bipartisan law to create statewide paid

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Churchill’s Steakhouse Wins Distinguished Restaurant Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT:  Scott Breard, Executive Director – DiRōNA, 1-888-503-3363, scott@DiRoNA.com Churchill’s Steakhouse Joins Ranks of Most Celebrated Restaurants in North America [Niagara Falls, NY] ⎯ The Distinguished Restaurant of

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Restaurant Neighbor Awards Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Morgan Huether, Local Communications Manager, 360-956-7279 x135 Congratulations Washington Restaurant Neighbor Award Winners The Washington Hospitality Association is proud to announce three of its members, Mod

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Seattle restaurants and hotels endorse Jenny Durkan, Sara Nelson and Scott Lindsay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Jillian Henze, Local Communications Manager, 360-956-7279 ext. 124, jillianh@wahospitality.org Seattle restaurants and hotels endorse Jenny Durkan, Sara Nelson and Scott Lindsay SEATTLE (JUNE 19, 2017)

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Seattle Restaurant Alliance issues statement on beverage tax

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Stephanie McManus, Communications Advocacy Manager, 360-956-7279 ext. 160  Seattle Restaurant Alliance issues statement on beverage tax Group sought to work with council to identify solutions; disappointed

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Senate Bill 5713, Helping Train Skilled Workers, to be Signed

Gov. Inslee and Hospitality Association Join Forces for Job Creation OLYMPIA – Kicking off the inaugural statewide Hospitality Month, Gov. Jay Inslee will sign Senate Bill 5713 today, May 5.

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Ethnic Business Coalition Receives Endowment from Washington Hospitality Association to Fund Growth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Watch the Video Contact: Stephanie McManus, Communications Advocacy Manager, 360-956-7279 SEATTLE, May 2, 2017 – Yesterday, the Ethnic Business Coalition received a $25,000 endowment from the Washington

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Hospitality Month

ESD, DSHS, Washington Hospitality Association and Gov. Inslee Join Forces for Hospitality Month and Job Creation SEATTLE, May 1, 2017 – Gov. Jay Inslee has declared May 2017 as Hospitality