Business briefs, August 13-16
August 12, 2016
Edge Steakhouse earns prestigious wine award
Edge Steakhouse at Westgate Park City Resort & Spa has been given the Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator magazine for the third year in a row. According to a press release, the awards recognize restaurants around the world for having outstanding wine menus the complement their food. "Our team is truly honored to be recognized by such a well-regarded organization," said Nicole Waltrip, the restaurant's general manager and wine director. "We aim to deliver our guests a selection of wines that appeal to a variety of different palates and pair perfectly with the award-winning cuisine offered by our culinary team."
Utahns feeling less confident about economy
The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index dropped 1.2 points in July, to 110.3, indicating that Utahns feel less confident in both the present and future states of the economy. According to a press release, Utahns have more negative outlooks on things such as employment opportunities and housing investments but are slightly more confident in the value of their retirement savings. "Confidence in business conditions waned slightly this month on the heels of June's sharp gains, possibly due to uncertainty surrounding last month's Brexit vote," said Scott Anderson, president and CEO of Zions Bank, in the release.
Board of Realtors to host housing discussion
The Park City Board of Realtors is set to host a panel discussion about housing in Summit County. According to a press release, a number of Park City and Summit County's influential officials will participate in the discussion. The participants are as follows: Park City Councilman Tim Henney; Park City Community Development Director Anne Laurent; Summit County Councilman Tal Adair; Summit County Economic Development Director Jeff Jones; and Mountainlands Community Housing Trust Executive Director Scott Loomis. The event is set for August 26 at 11:45 a.m. at the Jim Santy Auditorium, 1255 Park Ave. It is free and open to the public.
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