Weekly Update: Third-party alcohol delivery rules; Bare hand contact applications

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Quick Bites: NEW! Bare hand contact applications are here

NEW! Recent updates to the state food code allow food establishment operators to get approval for bare hand contact with ready-to-eat foods. There’s quite a bit of prep work that’ll need to be done before your bare hand contact application can get approved. Check out our Quick Bites toolkit for a complete list of what you need to do to get approved. Sponsored by Harbor Foodservice.

SRA: May 2022 meeting invite

Join us at 10 a.m. on May 4 for an update on Seattle’s Safe Start (streateries) program. We’ll also hear from Visit Seattle about the upcoming cruise seasons and preparing for summer tourism.

Third-party alcohol delivery

Properly licensed businesses in Washington can offer liquor to-go and alcohol delivery until July 1, 2023. You are responsible for deliveries made on your behalf by third-party services. Are you compliant?

Save the dates for our next GAC meetings

The Government Affairs Committee will meet again at 10 a.m. on May 5 and at 1:30 p.m. on June 21. We’ll discuss hospitality grants coming online soon, our team’s two-year goals and candidate endorsements.

New episode! Northwest Hospitality Leadership Podcast: Conflict

This month, Anthony Anton, Barbara Sidway of the Geiser Grand Hotel in Baker City, OR, and Donna Moodie from Marjorie Restaurant in Seattle discuss the 5 Dysfunctions of a Team with Chris Jenson of the Table Group. Thank you to our sponsor, U.S. Bank.

CEO Podcast: Setting up for summer

NEXT WEEK: Join CEO Anthony Anton as he sits down with representatives from local travel bureaus in Seattle, Tri-Cities and Long Beach Peninsula to talk about setting up for a successful summer. Bring your questions at 10 a.m. on May 4. Sponsored by IBA.

Join BizX today at no cash cost

Join BizX at no cash cost: This special offer for Washington Hospitality Association members is available through May 31.

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In case you missed it

Wage transparency coming

There are implications you may want to consider now to avoid potential problems when the new wage transparency law goes into effect.

Spring resource toolkit

Get a refresher on your spring routine with our toolkit that has the resources you need to prepare for a busy spring and summer.

Filing deadlines for Q2

Employers need to file their quarterly reports and pay premiums to the Department of Labor & Industries no later than May 2.