Thierry Rautureau, trademarked The Chef In The Hat, is an icon in Seattle’s culinary community as the retired executive chef and owner of restaurants, Loulay Kitchen and Bar, Luc Bistro, and Rover’s. Chef Thierry is now focused on his newest consulting outpost, LouLou Market & Bar, a French-meets-Pacific Northwest eatery at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA). Learn More
Every cruise line coming into port hires a port agent to be onsite when their ships are in port to help prepare for arrival and departure. Port agents serve as liaisons between the ship and shore, coordinating services for the ship and crew. Learn more about the most fascinating job you've never heard of (until now), and how the cruise industry is bouncing back to boost the economy and support local jobs in our region. Learn More
In her latest blog post, Commissioner Hasegawa reflects on the half-year mark of her time at the Port of Seattle Commission and how she is focused on representing the values of the people of King County — health, fairness, and inclusion — through advancing environmental health, economic opportunities, and advancing principles of equity at the Port. Learn More
A national leader in sustainability initiatives, the Port of Seattle cut emissions from its own operations by 46 percent in 2021 over a 2005 baseline. The Port’s Aviation Division became the first major operating division to meet the Port’s ambitious goal to reduce owned and controlled emissions by 50 percent by 2030. Learn More
To minimize the noise impact and improve quality of life for airport neighbors, the Port offers sound insulation for eligible properties including single-family homes, condos, apartments, and places of worship. The Port Commission took an important next step to expand noise mitigation efforts in these communities, approving $40 million to begin the first phase of sound insulation construction for more than 215 apartment units in five apartment complexes located within SEA’s noise remedy boundary. Learn More
Five Commissioners, elected at large by the voters of King County, serve four-year terms and establish Port policy. Port Commission meetings are normally held at 12 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at either Pier 69 or Sea-Tac Airport. Since meeting times and locations are subject to change, please visit the meetings page for the most up-to-date information. Visit the Port's Commission page to learn more.
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