Restaurant Revitalization Fund:  What you need to know
Restaurant Revitalization Fund: What you need to know

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND UPDATES FAQ on the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (National Restaurant Association - PDF Updated April 9) FAQ on the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (National Restaurant Association -Online) Restaurant Revitalization Fund: What you need...

[Toolkit] Restaurant Revitalization Fund
[Toolkit] Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Help is on the way! The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 established the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) to provide grants for restaurants that have sustained financial losses due to the coronavirus pandemic. This vital source of emergency funding...

12-month payment plans available for 2020 property taxes
12-month payment plans available for 2020 property taxes

On April 16, Gov. Jay Inslee signed House Bill 1332, which provides property tax relief to businesses ahead of the April 30 deadline. The bill requires counties to offer payment plans to businesses for 2020 tax obligations. Counties will be prohibited from charging...

Governor signs bill extending cocktails to go and other LCB allowances
Governor signs bill extending cocktails to go and other LCB allowances

It’s official – Washington state restaurants will be able to sell beer, wine and cocktails to go until July 1, 2023. The extension of the temporary rule change comes from the passage of House Bill 1480, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) agency-request legislation, which Governor Inslee signed into law on April 14.

King Co. restaurant mask distribution–more counties coming soon!
King Co. restaurant mask distribution–more counties coming soon!

King County is partnering with Washington State to distribute complimentary PPE masks to restaurant workers throughout the county. Restaurant representatives are invited to attend our drive-through mask distribution pop-up events which will take place at three...

Foodservice guidelines for all phases
Foodservice guidelines for all phases

In preparation for Phase 3 of Washington state’s Healthy Washington – Roadmap to Recovery Plan to start statewide on March 22, the Governor’s Office has released rules eating and drinking establishments will need to follow.

Three counties move back to Phase 2 starting Friday
Three counties move back to Phase 2 starting Friday

Today, Gov. Jay Inslee announced that three Washington counties will move back to Phase 2, based on the Healthy Washington—Roadmap to Recovery metrics. The three counties are: Cowlitz Pierce Whitman The three counties will move back to Phase 2 starting on Friday,...

Warning!  Some counties at risk of moving back to Phase 2
Warning! Some counties at risk of moving back to Phase 2

The Washington Hospitality Association has been tracking Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery plan metrics, and some counties are reporting high case counts and number of hospitalizations that put them at risk of moving back to Phase 2. Gov. Jay Inslee is expected...