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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

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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

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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

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Weekly Update: Minimum wage, raise menu prices the right way, employee benefits

Coming Jan. 1: 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

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 10/22/19

Washington state’s minimum wage going up on January 1, 2020; Labor shortage issues in the industry; Stars of Hospitality Awards.

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Weekly Update: New resources in the HUB, Seattle’s minimum wage information, Pathways Dinner and more

The Washington Hospitality Association Weekly: Oct. 17, 2019 In this issue: New in the HUB: How to raise menu prices the right way Do you remember your first job in

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Panic buttons & the law: How you can prepare for 2020

A bill passed in the 2019 legislative session and signed into state law requires all employers in hotel, motel, retail, property services or a security guard entity to have all

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Weekly Update: L&I proposes changes in hospitality industry workers’ comp rates

L&I proposes changes in hospitality industry workers’ comp rates The Department of Labor & Industries has announced an overall 0.8 percent decrease in the average price of workers’ compensation insurance

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L&I proposes changes in hospitality industry rates

The Department of Labor & Industries has announced an overall 0.8 percent decrease in the average price of workers’ compensation insurance premiums across the state beginning in 2020. This is

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Two Minute Video: What you need to know 10/8/19

Federal Department of Labor issues it’s final overtime rule; Washington state minimum wage going up to $13.50/hour starting January 2020; Washington Hospitality Convention coming soon!

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Weekly Update: The HUB has launched, Convention room block closes Oct. 11

The Washington Hospitality Weekly: Oct. 3, 2019 In this issue: Get your login today: The survival strategies HUB has launched Hospitality Convention: Room block closes Oct. 11 Tacoma and Vancouver!Government Affairs

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The Hospitality Industry Survival Strategies Launches!

From labor cost calculators to white papers and videos you can absorb whenever you like, the HUB is full of tools for busy general managers and owners who do not have time or significant budget, yet must adapt to survive.