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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

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Spokane Chapter Recognizes the Best in Local Hospitality Industry

    For Immediate Release Contact Wendy Hughes- Local Communications Manager Washington Hospitality Association WendyH@wahospitality.org   Spokane Chapter Recognizes the Best in Local Hospitality Industry SPOKANE- More than 140 hospitality

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Washington Hospitality Celebrates 5 Years of DineNW Radio and Podcast

  Weekly association radio program was first of its kind, continues to innovate OLYMPIA — The Washington Hospitality Association is celebrating more than five years of sharing industry news, the

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Seattle Members Honored for Ensuring No Child Sleeps Outside

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 24, 2017 No Child Sleeps Outside campaign raises $4.5 million to provide emergency, temporary shelter to 500 families Seattle Restaurant Alliance honored for “Quieting growing tummies

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Seattle Hotel Association Hosts 20th Annual Gala

SEATTLE HOTEL ASSOCIATION’S 20TH ANNUAL EVENING OF HOPE GALA  TAKING A STAND AGAINST HOMELESSNESS: TRANSFORMING ONE LIFE AT A TIME Benefiting Mary’s Place on Feb. 4, at the Fairmont Olympic

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12 Seattle member restaurants work to raise $500,000 for homeless shelter

  Experience Local Seattle Restaurants in December and Help Bring Homeless Families Inside to Warmth and Comfort By Jasmine Donovan, Member and VP of Dick’s Drive-In Restaurants SEATTLE – Imagine

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Overtime Rule Blocked in Federal Court: Will Not Take Effect Dec. 1

In a surprise ruling, a Federal judge in Texas issued a nationwide injunction on the Department of Labor’s overtime rules set to go in effect on December 1. These rules,