About Us

A Voice for Seattle Restaurants

The Seattle Restaurant Alliance is a voice for Seattle restaurants, advocating on behalf of the more than 2,700 restaurants in Seattle. 

Our mission: To develop an active network of restaurant owners, operators and managers focused on the issues that impact the Seattle restaurant community.

Principles to live by as Seattle restaurateurs:

  • Be a resource to fellow restaurateurs and of value to the community

  • Create a healthy and sustainable business environment

  • Operate responsibly and ethically

  • Help your employees and community prosper

Seattle restaurant association board members

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President, Terra Plata

Linda Di Lello Morton

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Community Engagement Committee, Fire & Vine Hospitality

Stephanie Storvik

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Government Affairs Committee, Aqua Verde, Tango, Rumba, Sand Point Grill

Travis Rosenthal

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Community Engagement Committee, Elliott Bay Brewing Co.

Todd Carden

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Education Committee, Tom Douglas Restaurant

Eric Tanaka

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Communications Committee, The Confectional

Destiny Sund

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Community Engagement Committee, Arriba Cantina

Ryan Suddendorf

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Communications Committee, Dick's Drive-In

Jasmine Donovan

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Committee & Education Committee, Porkchop & Co.

Paul Osher

Seattle restaurant association staff

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John Lane joined the SRA in July 2015. He brings extensive public policy experience from his previous experience as legislative and legal counsel at the Office of Financial Management (2013-2015), a senior policy advisor to Gov. Jay Inslee on public safety and government operations (2013), executive policy adviser to Chris Gregoire (2005-2013) and the assistant attorney general (2001-05). He holds a law degree from Seattle University and a B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross.

Contact John at johnl@wahospitality.org

Director of Local Government Affairs

John Lane

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Anna Boone joined the SRA in January 2017. Prior to joining the SRA, Anna spent five years with a local public affairs firm where her work included representing business interests in front of local governments. From 2009-2011, Anna served as political director for Congressman Norm Dicks. She holds a political science degree from Occidental College.

Contact Anna at annab@wahospitality.org

Senior Local Government Affairs Manager

Anna Boone

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Teddi McGuire joined the SRA in October 2017. Prior to joining the SRA, Teddi worked in economic development at the City of Federal Way and spent time abroad in Belfast working for the U.S. Consulate. She has a B.A. in political science from Gonzaga University and an M.B.A from Seattle University.

Contact Teddi at teddim@washospitality.org

Local Government Affairs Coordinator

Teddi McGuire

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Jacque Coe joined the SRA in March of 2019 as PR Manager.  Jacque’s first career was in television journalist—working as a reporter, anchor and news director, including her last role as planning editor for KING-TV.  She went on to lead strategic communications for the Washington Lottery, the Dairy Farmers of Washington, as well as the Bellevue and Seattle school districts.  She holds a B.A. in communications from Eastern Washington University.  

Contact Jacque at jacquec@wahospitality.org

Public Relations Manager

Jacque Coe

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