Get ready for Working Washington 5

The Washington State Department of Commerce has announced that it will open applications for Working Washington Grants: Round 5.

The application portal at will open in mid-August and the application period will be open until Sept. 9 15 days. Make sure you have a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) number by Aug. 1, which is required to receive grants from these federally-funded programs.

King County distributing free disinfecting wipes and sanitizers

One restaurant representative is invited to attend a drive-thru pop-up event for free disinfecting wipes and sanitizers from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 19.

Industry outlook: Now in smaller bites

If you’ve been meaning to watch the Industry Outlook presentation we held last month with representatives from the National Restaurant Association and STR, but haven’t had time to watch the whole thing, we have you covered.

Check out the lodging, restaurant and hospitality industry-specific clips from the presentation on our members-only site.

The Hospitality Profit: Restaurant efficiencies

Financial consultant Rick Braa will discuss restaurant efficiencies in the next Hospitality Profit webinar at 10 a.m. July 27. Bring your questions.

Sponsored by Healthcare Solutions.

[Replay] CEO Podcast: Public safety

If you missed this month’s CEO Podcast, Anthony Anton discussed public safety with law enforcement and workplace safety experts. This is available wherever you get your podcasts.

Brought to you by My Hospitality Insurance.

Hospitality Solutions

A telemedicine with mental healthcare

HealthiestYou, a virtual healthcare, is only $9/employee/month and includes access to mental health, back care, dermatology and nutrition in addition to 24/7/365 non-emergency care.

Why pay more for a payroll solution?

We’ve done the work to negotiate prices so you don’t have to. Our HR Solutions has two payroll providers to choose from and both save you at least 35%.

In Case You Missed It

New Toolkit: Unionization and the workplace

This toolkit on our members-only hub has best practices, legal boundaries, do’s and don’ts, and other helpful information.

Northwest Hospitality Leadership Podcast

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: Trust. Brought to you by U.S. Bank.

Download the 2022 HERO today

You can download your copy on our members-only site.