Business briefs, Oct. 15-18
Chamber/Bureau to host job fair
The Park City Chamber/Bureau and Utah Department of Workforce Services are scheduled to hold their annual job fair Tuesday, Oct. 25. According to the Chamber/Bureau website, visitparkcity.com, local businesses can set up booths at the fair for $50. Companies will be able to meet with job seekers, schedule interviews and, if they wish, make on-the-spot hires. The Department of Workforce Services will provide interpreters so companies can meet with Spanish-speaking job seekers. The deadline for companies to register for the event is Monday, Oct. 24.
Edge Steakhouse earns prestigious honor
The Edge Steakhouse at Westgate Park City Resort & Spa has earned a AAA Four Diamond Rating for the first time in its history. According to a press release, about 2 percent of the more than 30,000 restaurants AAA considers receive the Four Diamond designation. “We’re honored to be recognized by such a significant industry brand like AAA,” David Siegel, president and CEO of Westgate Resorts, said in the release. “The team at Edge Steakhouse has done a tremendous job and I am certain they will continue to strive to provide an outstanding dining experience for our guests.”
Gas prices are down throughout Utah
The price of gasoline has risen nationally, but Utah has been immune. According to a press release from AAA Utah, the average price for a gallon of gas statewide is $2.26, down seven cents from last month and 32 cents from the same time last year. However, Utah’s prices are still 22nd highest in the nation, where the average price for a gallon of gas is also $2.26. The release notes that concern over Hurricane Matthew causing spikes in the cost of gas have lessened, and Utah drivers should continue to see prices decrease as winter nears.
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