Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) September 3, 2005
Salmon Creek Public Relations Inc., a small proven reactive public relations firm based in Vancouver Washington announced the successful launch of Restaurant Forum Magazine to the Portland Oregon Restaurant Community.
Restaurant Forum is a business-to-business magazine, reaching professionals in the restaurant industry. Restaurant Forum profiles industry leaders and features new products, services and innovations.
According to Loran Hickton, President of Salmon Creek Public Relations Inc. and Publisher of the Portland Edition of Restaurant Forum, "This publication has been an absolute joy to create. Our Editorial Board, our partners and co-publishers at Sunshine Media of Phoenix AZ have all collaborated and contributed greatly. Sunshine Media provides a well-packaged and supported business model. We have been most gratified by the overwhelming industry and community support we have received including the Editorial Advisory Board that is comprised of stellar business leaders and technical professionals.Â
The Editorial Board of Restaurant Forum includes:
Linda Stradley, Food Trends Editor, and Co-Chair of Editorial Board
Linda has created "What's Cooking America"one of the largest food websites in the country. She has published multiple cookbooks and hosted a cooking television program.
Carol Buckle, Creative Director and Member of Editorial Board
Carol is a principal in the Portland Oregon firm, Anderson Buckle Creative. She is also serves as a college instructor in graphic design and application.
Paul Rizzo, Executive Photo Editor and Co-Chair of Editorial Board
Paul is the principal of Paul Rizzo Photography of Portland Oregon. As a life-long photographer; Paul started shooting at age 11 with his fathers Exacta. He has been shooting professionally since 1991.
David W. Brink, CIC, Insurance & Risk Issues, Advisor and Member of Editorial Board
David is Area Vice President and Regional Director of Restaurant Risk & Insurance Solutions, A Division of Arthur J. Gallagher Company of Washington. With 15 years focused on the restaurant industry, David brings a wealth of experience, creativity and enthusiasm to our board.
Tom Gillpatrick, Ph.D., Food Marketing, Advisor and Member of Editorial Board
Tom is Executive Director of the Food Industry Leadership Center, and holds the Juan Young Professorship in the School of Business Administration at Portland State University.
Dorothy W. Hagan, PhD, RD, LD, Dietetics and Nutrition, Advisor and Member of Editorial Board
Dorothy is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of both the Dietetic Internship and Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition Programs at Oregon Health & Science University.
David Harmsen, B.A., E.A., L.T.C., Restaurant Financial, Advisor and Member of Editorial Board
David Harmsen is President Pacific Coast Accounting of Portland Oregon. His accounting & tax service firm specializes in start up and established small businesses.
Christopher Hodge, Beverage & Wine, Advisor and Member of Editorial Board. Christopher Hodge is Director of Marketing at YoungÂs Columbia Distributors of Portland Oregon. Columbia is the nation's largest purveyor of micro brewed beer and the largest fine wine distributor in the Northwest.
J. Riley Lagesen, JD, Legal & Regulatory, Editorial Advisor and Member of Editorial Board
J. Riley is an Associate Counsel at the firm of Bullivant Houser Bailey PC, of Portland, Oregon.
Jeanne Rohlf, MBA, Banking & Finance, Advisor and Member of Editorial Board. Jeanne is Vice President and Manager of Treasury Management Sales for U.S. Bank.
Joseph Van Lom, AIA, Architect & Design, Editorial Advisor and Member of Editorial Board.
Joe is President of Architects Van Lom + Company, AIA, PC of Portland Oregon. The firm has designed more than 450 individual and corporate restaurants throughout the United States.
Salmon Creek Public Relations Inc.
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Portland Restaurant Forum
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