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Check your labels — romaine lettuce linked to E.Coli outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), alongside the Food and Drug Administration and other public health and regulatory officials are investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7

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Weekly update: Third-party delivery, menu pricing; meals & breaks guidance

New in the HUB: Navigating third-party delivery pitfalls Consumers are ordering out and staying in more and more. As behavior trends change, third-party delivery is taking center stage. We identify

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Third-party delivery in Washington state: Pros, cons and strategies

By Alec Northrop, Contributing Writer Third-party delivery is on the rise, and things certainly aren’t any different here in Washington. In an era where people are going out less to

Articles Minimum wage News Room Washington Hospitality Weekly

An investigation into January’s coming $1.50 per hour wage increase, the projected impact on your business and how we’ll help

By Jillian Henze, APR In March 2019, the alarm sounded. The alarm’s name is Cathy Fox, the association’s Seattle Neighborhoods senior territory manager, and a veteran staff member at the

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 11/19/19

“No child sleeps outside” campaign; Get ready for Hill Climb on January 20, 2020; Health care options for hospitality businesses.

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How Google and Yelp Reviews Can Drastically Improve Your Brand

By Lex Nepomuceno Consumers are inherently wired to make purchasing decisions based on the recommendations of others. For example, people are more likely to patronize a restaurant or hotel that

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Ghost Kitchens Are Coming — should anyone be afraid?

By Alec Northrop, Contributing Writer  The Iron Horse restaurant opened in Pioneer Square in 1971 and operated without traditional wait staff for 29 years before closing its doors, citing rising

News Room Washington Hospitality Weekly

Weekly Update: Marketing your restaurant, Stars award winners, GAC: Legislative priorities

New in the HUB: Five ways to get the most out of your restaurant marketing budget You need to spend money on marketing. The question is – how much? And

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Annual GAC meeting is Dec. 10

Please join us at the annual Government Affairs Committee meeting from 1:30-4 p.m. on Dec. 10 in the Elliott Room at the Hilton Seattle Airport, 17620 International Blvd., SeaTac, WA

News Room Washington Hospitality Weekly

Weekly Update — Minimum wage, employee motivation, health care shopping

New year, new statewide minimum wage Did you know that the statewide minimum wage will increase to $13.50 on Jan. 1, 2020? For minimum wage information for Seattle and SeaTac,

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 11/06/19

“How to raise menu prices” article can now be found in the members-only HUB; More about Prostart.

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Weekly Update: Scary you could miss this-Tip pooling, P&L warning signs, I-124 invalidated

In this issue: Make no BONES about it…Tip pooling: Tell DOL what you think Washington State Supreme Court dismisses appeal, invalidating I-124 5 red flags to look for in your restaurant financial statements