The Washington Hospitality Association is run by and for owners of restaurants, hotels, bars, golf courses and other hospitality businesses. With more than 6,000 members, WA Hospitality is able to provide significant programs and political representation for the industry.

We offer four main areas of benefit for operators as well as a dual membership with the National Restaurant Association.

Become a WA Hospitality Member Today!

Education and training

  • ServSafe Alcohol
  • ServSafe Manager
  • ServSafe Allergy
  • Allergy Safe Certification
  • Workplace Safety
  • ProStart

Proactive responsible political representation

  • Strong voice in state government
  • Political Action Committee (PAC)
  • Legislative Review
  • Legislative News weekly e-newsletter
  • Hill Climb & Taste Our Best
  • Grassroots Network

Industry news, information and resources

  • HERO Manual (state laws, forms & more)
  • Consultant Network – 8.5 hours free/year on 17 topics including legal assistance
  • Hospitality Industry Podcast
  • Washington Hospitality Magazine
  • Federal & state required posters
  • Local Hospitality Summits, annually
  • National Restaurant Association dual membership
  •, online buyer’s guide
  • Washington Hospitality Weekly, weekly e-newsletter
  • Webinars and training

Cost-saving programs

  • Workers’ compensation program, (Retro)
  • Credit card processing
  • Commercial insurance
  • Unemployment cost control
  • Payroll processing
  • Gift card marketing
  • Group healthcare
  • Email marketing solutions
  • Music licensing discounts