Main Ingredient - October 2010

Retooling State Government

Roger Nyquist says the hair on the back of his neck is standing up, but it's not due to the powerful cup of coffee he's drinking. The longtime Linn County Commissioner's interest is suddenly sparked when conversation turns to the $2.5 billion budget shortfall looming over the State of Oregon.

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2010 Convention Recap

Smart restaurateurs and hoteliers are finding ways to stack the odds in their favor, capitalizing on new technology to deliver customers better value and their bottom lines higher profits.

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Democracy: Participation Required

Every two years democracy gets to strut its stuff and show the world how the best system of checks and balances ever enacted is put to good use. Voters get to decide who stays and who goes. Out with the old, in with the new or stay the course?

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Saying Goodbye To Our Friend

The hospitality industry lost a great friend with the passing of Jim NeilL last month after a long and brave battle with cancer. Jim was a long time partner with the law firm of Davis Wright Tremaine, serving as managing partner for many years.

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Meet The Team

Meet The ORLA Government Affairs Team - Protecting Your Business is Our Primary Purpose.

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November Elections Preview

Can you sense the anticipation of a tide change at the Federal level? Regardless of your political affiliation or beliefs, it's hard to ignore the feeling that a political shift is coming and change is expected in the upcoming election.

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Northwest Foodservice Show Prepares To Raise The Bar!

With over 200 booths already reserved, an exciting roster of chef demonstrations that will focus on pairings and the creative use of beer, wine and distilled spirits as ingredients, and plans for an expansive Tasting Pavilion to showcase these beverages.

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