Columbia Basin College will launch a hospitality training program in January to better prepare workers to join the ranks of more than 6,000 people who work in the growing industry in Benton and Franklin counties. The new program was created in direct response to the increased demand for skilled restaurant and hotel workers. “There’s a […]Read More
Culinary and Young Professionals
Every issue we select two topics to act as themes for the month, providing a framework for us to crank out more local business news than any other source in the Tri-Cities.
About 20 eateries participating in Uber’s meal-delivery program Want to enjoy food from a favorite Tri-City restaurant without having to leave the house? Request delivery from UberEats, a standalone meal courier service now offered by the popular ride-share service Uber. The new meal service comes eight months after Uber debuted in Kennewick last year. “We […]Read More
Just hearing the words cranberry bacon jam crostini, blackened ribeye salad, smoked salmon fusilli and caramel corn ice cream can make a foodie’s mouth water. But 800 lucky food lovers were able to taste these tantalizing tidbits offered up by 13 local chefs at the annual Chefs on Parade event. The event is held in […]Read More
“I am meal planning inept,” joked Lisa Maloof as she put together loaded barbecue pulled pork bites at a Kennewick meal-prep store. “It’s not my thing and it never has been,” she said. Combine this with a husband she describes as “extremely picky,” Maloof said she relies on Dream Dinners to fill her freezer with […]Read More
Visitors to Seattle, Portland, Europe or Wenatchee may have noticed the popularity of a new type of urban, outdoor dining space: the streatery. The transformation of parking spots into outdoor patios is coming next spring to Kennewick Avenue. After dining at the McGlinn’s Public House streatery in Wenatchee, Rockabilly Roasting Co. owner Travis Jordan shared […]Read More
By Marilou Shea By the time you read this, The Food Pointe at the Port of Pasco will have launched its new lunch program in east Pasco. Yep, that’s right folks, another food truck pod is live in the Tri-Cities. Food trucks will serve up lunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday […]Read More