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Restaurant Neighbor Awards Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Stephanie McManus, Communications Advocacy Manager, 360-956-7279 Congratulations Washington Restaurant Neighbor Award Winners The Washington Hospitality Association is proud to announce three of its members, Mod Pizza,

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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

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First-Ever Hospitality Summit Kicks Off Series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jillian Henze, local communications manager, jillianh@wahospitality.org, 360-956-7279 ext. 124 First-Ever Hospitality Summit Kicks Off Series to Connect Hospitality Professionals SEATTLE (April 4, 2017) – The

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Four Members Inducted into WSU Hospitality Hall of Fame

The Washington State University School of Hospitality inducted 11 graduates into the Hospitality Hall of Fame on March 24 in Pullman, Wash. These inductees are graduates of the hospitality program

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Communications Team Wins PR Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Jillian Henze, local communications manager, jillianh@wahospitality.org, 360-956-7279 ext. 124 Seattle Restaurant Workers Survey PR Campaign Earns PRSA Totem Award (OLYMPIA, WASH., March 10, 2017) —

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Oak Harbor teens win premier youth culinary competition

LAKEWOOD, WASH. – Oak Harbor High School took first place in the It is the premier youth culinary competition in the state. And local restaurateur, Scott Fraser of Frasers Gourmet

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Spokane teens win premier youth culinary and management competition

LAKEWOOD, WASH. – Lewis and Clark High School of Spokane took first place in the management portion of the Washington ProStart Invitational. The event is the premier youth culinary and

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Pierce County Hiring Event!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Stephanie McManus, Communications Advocacy Manager, 360-956-7279 Washington Hospitality hiring event has 100+ job opportunities and vetted employees TACOMA, WASH – On April 13, 2017 the

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Local teens face off in premier youth culinary, restaurant management competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Stephanie McManus Communications Advocacy Manager 360-956-7279   Local teens face off in premier youth culinary, restaurant management competition LAKEWOOD, WASH. – Future master chefs and

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Seattle Hotel Association Raises $700K for Homeless Services

SEATTLE — The Seattle Hotel Association’s 20th Annual Evening of Hope Gala was a resounding success, raising almost $700,000 to benefit Mary’s Place on Feb. 4. Mary’s Place is a

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Members travel from all four corners of Washington to advocate for Hospitality

OLYMPIA, WASH. – Hospitality members didn’t let a snowstorm stop them. Nearly 100 Washington state hoteliers and restaurateurs trekked to the Washington Hospitality Association’s annual Hill Climb and Taste Our