5th Annual Hospitality Career Day sponsored by
ARGOSY CRUISES & TILLICUM VILLAGE
Argosy Cruises is a family-owned and Seattle-operated company that has become the Northwest's premier cruise company. Argosy provides private and public cruises around the Puget Sound area. Among these is a 4-hour cruise to Tillicum Village on Blake Island.
CENTERPLATE (SERVING SAFECO FIELD)
Centerplate Catering is a nationwide food services company, and the exclusive provider of food and beverage services at Safeco Field. From hot dogs and baked beans to gourmet dinners, themed buffets and signature beverages, Centerplate provides an exceptional dining experience.
CLIPPER NAVIGATION, INC. www.clippervacations.com
Clipper Vacations is well known as the travel expert for the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. Since 1986, they have provided transportation, tours and accommodation packages for over 7 million customers, offering options including boat, train, air and car.
CLISE PROPERTIES, INC. www.cliseproperties.com
Founded in 1889, Clise Properties, Inc. owns and manages more than three million square feet of real estate in the downtown Seattle area. Commercial office properties include the Securities Building, Westin Building, Denny Building, Active Voice Building and the newly dedicated 1700
Seventh Avenue building.
COLUMBIA HOSPITALITY, INC. www.columbiahospitality.com
A Seattle-based hospitality management and consulting firm, Columbia Hospitality has a growing portfolio of premier properties, including the award-winning boutique hotels of the Columbia Collection, conference centers, and distinctive venues.
COMPASS GROUP – EUREST DINING SERVICES (SERVING MICROSOFT)
Compass Group North America is the leader in foodservice management and support services, serving six million meals a day, from corporate cafes to school lunches, from vending to restaurants.
Embassy Suites Hotels is a chain of upscale all-suite hotels trademarked by Hilton Worldwide. There are 200 Embassy Suites Hotels in the United States, plus 8 Embassy Suites Hotels internationally. Similar to other Hilton brands, most Embassy Suites hotels are independently owned and operated. Locations include Tacoma and north Seattle.
FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON SEATTLE
Four Points by Sheraton is a Starwood Hotels and Resorts brand, targeted towards business travelers and small conventions. The Four Points is Starwood's 3rd largest brand and is found in over 24 different countries with 149 properties worldwide.
FOUR SEASONS HOTEL SEATTLE
Positioned on the first 10 floors of a 21-story downtown luxury hotel and residential tower, Four Seasons Hotel Seattle offers 147 spacious guest rooms, including 13 luxury suites, within walking distance of Pike Place Market.
Herban Feast provides off-site catering at venues throughout the Puget Sound region and on- site catering at their distinctive event venue, Sodo Park. They also operate a farm-fresh, full- service restaurant, Fresh Bistro, in West Seattle.
HILTON SEATTLE AIRPORT HOTEL http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/washington/hilton-seattle-airport-and-conference- center-SEAAHHH/index.html
Hilton Seattle Airport Hotel is located minutes from SeaTac Airport and offers function space for up to 1,200 guests including landscaped outdoor courtyard and Emerald Ballroom.
DOUBLETREE SEATTLE AIRPORT HOTEL http://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/washington/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-seattle- airport-CTAC-DT/index.html
Located less than one mile from SeaTac Airport, DoubleTree Seattle Airport Hotel has three restaurant, a lounge, a nightclub on-site, 26 meeting and event rooms, and easy direct access to downtown Seattle via South Transit Light Rail.
HOLIDAY INN SEATAC HOTEL
Offering 259 deluxe rooms and suites paired with excellent customer service. Located directly across from SeaTac Airport, they offer a complimentary shuttle to and from the airport.
GRAND HYATT SEATTLE
Located in the heart of Seattle’s thriving retail and theater district, adjacent to the Washington State Convention Center, the Grand Hyatt Seattle is steps from Pike’s Place Market, Seattle Waterfront and the Space Needle.
HYATT AT OLIVE 8
Sleek, modern design and environmental responsibility converge seamlessly at Hyatt at Olive 8. The first LEED certified hotel in the city, this eco-friendly Seattle luxury hotel represents a new spirit for sustainability in the Pacific Northwest.
HYATT REGENCY BELLEVUE
Boasting a premier location in Bellevue, this hotel has recently undergone a $185 million expansion, adding a stunning new guest tower and more than 53,000 square feet of event space. Located nine miles from Seattle.
NORDSTROM RESTAURANT DIVISION
Nordstrom restaurants offer natural, local and organic foods in a casual dining atmosphere, within the department store. Careers include managers, chefs, line and prep cooks, cashiers, servers, hosts, baristas, bussers and dishwashers.
Q HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
Seattle-based consulting firm offers operational support to all segments of the hospitality industry. They support hotels, restaurants, golf clubs, food trucks, professional service firms, events and tech startups. This includes product sourcing, hiring, project management, hospitality focus groups, cost reductions and pre-opening assistance.
Located 30 minutes from Seattle, the 170,000-square-foot casino features eight restaurants, lounges and bars, a 51,000 square-foot gaming floor and a world-class 11,000 square-foot ballroom, a renowned concert venue, and a cigar lounge.
Visit Seattle is a private, nonprofit marketing organization, serving as Seattle/King County’s
official destination marketing organization (DMO) for more than 50 years.
W HOTEL SEATTLE
W Hotels & Resorts are a luxury hotel chain owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide that is generally marketed toward a younger crowd. W operates over 50 hotels in 24 countries and is continuing to expand both domestically and internationally. In the heart of downtown, W Seattle is close to art and music centers, financial and retail hubs, and the Pike Place Market.
WASHINGTON STATE CONVENTION CENTER
Seattle’s single point of contact for planning and servicing conventions, exhibitions, trade shows, banquets, receptions, special events, meetings and conferences. Services include telecommunications and technical requirements, lighting, plumbing, and food and beverage services.
The Westin Bellevue Hotel is a newly renovated, AAA Four-Diamond award-winning hotel located in the heart of unparalleled shopping, dining, and entertainment venues in downtown Bellevue, Washington. The hotel offers three restaurants and an in-site, full service spa.
The Westin Seattle is a AAA Four Diamond award-winning, downtown Seattle hotel. 891 smoke-free guest rooms and suites, and 22 meeting rooms, feature panoramic views of the Puget Sound. The Westin just completed a $35 million renovation.
WYNDHAM VACATION OWNERSHIP
CLUB WYNDHAM® is part of Wyndham Vacation Ownership, the world’s largest vacation ownership company. Wyndham Vacation Ownership markets, sells and finances vacation ownership interests, provides property management services to property owners’ associations and develops vacation ownership resorts to over 500,000 owner families around the world.
Getting to the SSCC West
South Seattle Community College
6000 16 Avenue S.W. Seattle, WA 98106-1499
128 and 125 stop in front of the Robert Smith Building (RSB). You can call METRO (206-553-3000) or check the METRO Trip Planner for bus route schedules and times.
From I-5 or Route 99:
1. Take West Seattle Bridge to Delridge Way S.W.
2. Drive south on Delridge Way S.W. to third light.
3. At light, turn left onto S.W. Oregon.
4. Take arterial to top of hill, veering right onto 21st Ave S.W.
5. Take first left turn onto Dawson, continuing onto 16th Ave. S.W.
6. Follow 16th Ave. S.W. for 1/4 mile to SSCC campus on left.
Northbound from South Suburbs:
1. At Southcenter, exit to Highway 518 West.
2. Follow 518 West to Burien, where it becomes S.W. 148th.
3. Continue on S.W. 148th to Ambaum Blvd., turning right onto Ambaum.
4. Drive straight north six miles on Ambaum/16th S.W. to SSCC campus.
Michigan-Corson Exit (Off I-5, North or Southbound):
1. Michigan-Corson exit.
2. Right onto S. Michigan St.
3. Follow Michigan to 1st Ave. Bridge, taking ramp onto bridge.
4. Take FIRST exit (W. Marginal Way/South Park).
5. Right at end of ramp; left at signal.
6. Left at Highland Park Way (up the hill).
7. Take first right turn onto Holden, continuing to16th Ave. S.W.
8. Right onto 16th Ave. S.W., follow north one mile to SSCC campus.
From Northbound I-5 at Southcenter:
1. Take Exit 156 to Northbound Hwy. 599/Tukwila/W. Marginal.
2. Hwy. 599 turns into Hwy 99. At stoplight after 5 miles, go straight
(W. Marginal Way/Burien).
3. Go under bridge, continue through signals and straight up Highland
Park Way to top of hill.
4. At first right turn onto Holden, continuing to 16th Ave.
5. Turn right onto 16th Ave. S.W., follow north one mile to SSCC on right.