This article showcases our top picks for the best Oregon based Hospitality companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Hospitality industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Oregon Hospitality Companies
Harry and David
We’re a leading gourmet gift company and a top 100 Internet Retailer with a reputation for quality. In 1934, brothers Harry and David turned their extraordinary Royal Riviera® Pears into the perfect holiday gift.
To this day, we offer a wide variety of quality handpacked gift baskets and towers, fresh fruit gifts, gourmet treats, chocolate gifts and business gifts for every occasion. Our gifts are available online, in stores and catalogs, and through select retail partners.
Shipped to arrive on time, in perfect condition. Guaranteed..
Founded in 2017, Minnow is transforming how people get their food with its contact-free Pickup Pods, which keep food secure and people safe. A Minnow Pickup Pod can be used anywhere food is delivered or picked up.
The result of a human-centered design journey that involved multiple generations of prototypes and thousands of hours of field testing, the Minnow food pickup platform is a versatile solution that can be used out of the box or integrated with existing POS, online ordering, and delivery platforms. To learn more, visit us at minnowpod.com.
Barsala provides an application that enables travelers to book hand-picked homes. Its properties provide an authentic local experience with the benefits of hotel hospitality.
Its properties are located in the most walkable parts of town. Its VIP support team is readily available to help users answer any questions and find the best places to eat, drink, and enjoy their experience.
The company was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.. .
New Seasons Market
Ten to 15 years down the road: we want to have more stores just like the ones you know and love us for today. We will always be your neighborhood grocery store, providing “friendliest store in town” service every day.
We want to empower customers to vote with their dollars and support positive change. We want to be an active participant in a regional food shed that is healthy and economically viable.
And we want to be one of best companies to work for in the Northwest.. .
MindClick Global is a marketplace or network for supply chain sustainable sourcing. Walmart and Bangladesh, Apple and Foxconn, Conflict Minerals, Chipotle vs McDonalds.
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As was recently passed in the EU, sustainability will become part of public company reporting requirements. It provides Brands with a platform to manage the thousands of suppliers they deal with.
Its SaaS solution is used to collect, verify, rate, and report on suppliers’ sustainability initiatives. It serves as the middleman aggregating information needed by all global brands, providing an efficient, cost-effective solution..
Red Duck Foods
Red Duck Ketchup is an artisan organic condiment company that offers twists on organic sauces. They believe they could use an infusion of artisan craftsmanship and simple recipes.
Their proprietary spice blends offer unique and satisfying flavor profiles, perfect for pairing with any meal. Its products are organic ketchup in four flavors, three organic BBQ sauces, three taco sauces, and an organic cocktail sauce.
It was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.. .
Odysys is a self-service, end-to-end digital marketing platform. It’s designed to help independent hotels improve their digital presence so that more guests find and book directly—and hotels don’t pay OTA commissions.
It was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Bend, Oregon.. .
MustHaveMenus is the leading provider of design tools, printing and marketing for restaurants. All aspects of our service are chosen specifically for the unique demands of the restaurant industry.
Our veteran restaurant designers have created the ultimate collection of templates for everything from menu sets to flyers, and business cards to loyalty cards. Restaurants can be confident that their printed pieces – the papers, finishes, folds, and other options – will look professional and work well inside the restaurant.
Our social and website sharing tools ensure that restaurants can keep their customers excited about their next visit. We do all this with a personal touch! Our team of experts will help you at any stage of your project from start to finish..
Asian Food Center
The Asian Food Center’s first store was opened in Bellevue in September 2007. In October 2012, we expanded our selection by offering Asian gifts, housewares and herbal medicines in a separate location in close proximity to the grocery store.
In October 2013, we opened our first location in Beaverton, Oregon which offers both grocery products, housewares, Asian gifts and herbal medicine under one roof.. .
Revcaster uses advanced business intelligence to help hotels raise profits. The internet is everywhere and transforming how consumers make purchasing decisions.
Hoteliers are also using this information super highway to increase their own market intelligence and better understand their competition. Collecting and analyzing data about your competitors’ rate strategy can be timely, costly and ineffective if you go at it alone..
The world’s first premium Herbal & Botanical Mood Mixer™ blending the world’s finest varietal fruits, heirloom vegetables, single estate teas, fragrant flowers, and exotic spices creating a truly remarkable and delicious beverage. Curated to be enjoyed alone without alcohol as a signature ‘Herbal Martini’ or paired with fine spirits in the form of a celebrity mixologist-inspired cocktail.
A one of a kind alcohol free beverage created by a team of extraordinary mixologists, tea experts and herbalists who pursue the most unique and unexpected ingredients. Each ALTAR Herbal & Botanical Mood Mixer is: 100% All Natural Under 40 Calories Per Serving Made with Organic Ingredients Gluten-Free No Artificial Flavors or Food Coloring No Refined Sugar, High Fructose Corn Syrup or Cane Syrup..
NAVIS is the #1 reservation sales and marketing platform to empower your team’s performance and increase your revenue. The NAVIS Revenue Performance Platform™ transforms hospitality teams into revenue makers, enabling them to drive, capture and convert more profitable direct bookings.
We deliver actionable guest insights so your teams can seamlessly sell and market together. The result is always a dramatic increase in direct sales and profit.
We guarantee it. Because we believe technology should make you money, not cost you money.
NAVIS, founded in 1987 is a privately held company with headquarters in Bend, Oregon and satellite offices across the country. To learn more visit www.thenavisway.com..
Eleven is a leading enterprise Wi-Fi management software company. Since 2002, Eleven has been making guest Wi-Fi made simpler, smarter, and more secure.
Today, thousands of companies in more than 10 countries rely on the ElevenOS smart Wi-Fi platform to deliver seamless and powerful guest connectivity with ease. At its core, ElevenOS is a central authentication platform and authenticates over 100 million guest sessions each month.
Other key features include cloud network management, captive portals with tiered access, enterprise device management, and real-time analytics. Learn more at www.elevensoftware.com..
Stumptown Coffee Roasters
Stumptown Coffee Roasters is a coffee roaster and retailer, offering house-roasted direct-trade coffee, along with brewing gear and whole beans. The chain’s flagship cafe and roastery was opened in 1999.
Three other cafes, a roastery, and a tasting annex have since opened in Portland as well as two locations in Seattle, two in New York, and one in Los Angeles. Stumptown Coffee Roasters is headquartered in Portland, O.R..
Innsoft, Inc. is an owner-operated company located in Beaverton, Oregon.
For over two decades, Innsoft has been delighting property owners and their guests with easy-to-use property management systems. In 1991, Innsoft’s founder, Paul Sonoda was inspired to create affordable, turnkey hotel property management software.
After years of hospitality experience, Paul personally appreciated hotel managers’ challenges, including providing effective property and guest management. At that time, intuitive, cost-effective software simply did not exist.
Innsoft has built their online property management software solutions from the ground up, allowing them to provide friendly, in-house technical support, as well as integrated hardware such as digital ID scanners and signature pads. Whether you manage small to mid-sized properties or independent properties, when you do business with Innsoft, Inc.
you can expect stellar service, competitive pricing, and reliable software.. .
Boyd Coffee Co.
Boyd Coffee, a coffee roaster, provides beverage programs. It offers coffees, hot and iced teas, frozen beverages, cappuccinos, cocoas, syrups, equipment, brewers and accessories, and services for casinos/Indian gaming, coffee shops, convenience stores, custom dry blending, distributors, grocery/deli, health care, hotels/lodging, office coffee, restaurants, roastery direct service, and universities/colleges.
The company’s customers range from home coffee drinkers to independent restaurants to large hotel chains. It sells products online; and through grocery stores in Oregon, Washington, California, Montana, Idaho, Illinois, and Missouri..
Delivered Dish coordinates food delivery and catering to your Home, Office or Hotel in Portland.
Private Porch is the only direct booking platform that pays the Host Dividend. Invite your trusted networks and past guests to your property.
Then get paid whenever your guests book at other properties! Your guests are yours forever.. .
World Food Travel Association
The World Food Travel Association (WFTA) was founded in 2003 as a non-profit and non-governmental organization, and today is regarded as the world’s leading authority on food and beverage tourism. Every year, the Association serves a community of nearly 200,000 people in 150 countries.
Its mission is to preserve and promote the awareness of culinary cultures through hospitality and tourism. The WFTA leads in culinary placemaking, a powerful tool for economic and community development, as well as in food tourism research, professional certification and the creation of valuable resources for business owners and entrepreneurs.
The organisation works with industry partners to leverage food and beverage to create a strong sense of place, thereby increasing visitor arrivals; destination brand equity; and export demand for their area’s food and beverage products. The WFTA provides communities with tools to protect their unique culinary cultures and gastronomic heritage, and promotes its mission regularly to consumers and media all around the world..
Waitrainer+™ is the emerging leader of web-based training for the restaurant and hospitality industries.
Wolf Studios – Wolf Studios is a application and game developer for mobile devices who specialzes in word puzzle games.
We help brands find and cultivate the best digital channels to successfully forge meaningful relationships with customers. Impactful digital brand representation and conversation happens when you understand and engage with the consumer in clear and creative ways.
Every channel has a unique opportunity to capture customers. We help companies understand and build strategy to expand successful channels.
We have the expertise and experience to create a plan for your brand to engage with consumers, track it’s success so that you will be a leader in your industry.. .
Provenance Hotels is a hospitality company that offers hospitality management services.
Vencentric is a networking site for the food industry. It offers tools and a web app subscription service to enable retail grocers connect online with their vendor counterparts.
It was launched in 2007.. .
Tixie (Tenth Caller, Inc.)
Tixie is the entertainment contest site and app for music fans. Tixie currently provides services in multiple markets and nationwide on the web at tixie.com and on the iPhone through the Apple App Store.
Tixie creates fan engagement and excitement by letting fans view the upcoming events and fantastic restaurants in their area, buy tickets and or play to win free tickets. Gameplay dynamics increase the number of fans engaged with a band, the frequency of fan-to-brand engagement, and the value of the engagement.
Tixie is an “industry solution” for strengthening the underlying customer relationship to provide value to bands, artist managers, brand managers, restaurants and venues.. .
Zoned Nutrition was founded in August, 2012, and is a premier dietary supplements company based in Salem, OR. Much like our native Northwest region, our company is health-centric.
We are meticulous in our product science, dedicated to our own workouts, and pursue excellence in both the fitness and business worlds. We are open to questions and comments from everyone–we truly want to put our customers first and only put out top quality products that serve a need..
Timberline Lodge & Ski Resort
Timberline Lodge & Ski Resort is a recreational facilities company that provides lodging, skiing, and dining services.
Culinate inc is a privately held mobile application developing firm. They develop applications in the food & drink category.
Some applications developed by them include Mark Bittman’s _How to Cook Everything®_ series and Hello, Cupcake!.. .
American Automobile Association Oregon/Idaho
American Automobile Association Oregon/Idaho is a local not-for-profit firm that provides roadside assistance, travel & insurance services.
Spinning Cook is company founded by Ryan Smith. They provides wide range of Recipes for their users.
They have developed Spinning Meals Smart Meal Planner which is a very interesting applications for food lovers for Android and iOS platforms.. .
Phoenix Inn Suites
Phoenix Inn Suites is collection of premier hotels conveniently located near and around important business.
Posies Bakery & Cafe
Posies Bakery & Café serves pastries, cakes and cupcakes, and other baked goods, and offers catering services.
Elson Shields Property Management specializes in vacation rentals in scenic Florence, located on the beautiful Oregon Coast.
DC Blosser & Associates
D.C. Blosser & Associates is a consultancy that deals with five-star planning, employee surveys, employee training and customer service.
So Satisfied is a customer satisfaction management app made for restaurants, bars, hotels, and other service industry businesses. It is a product from LetsEat.at, the largest restaurant-specific website builder, with over 14,000 restaurants.
So Satisfied’s main feature is currently a restaurant-focused survey builder that is designed with defaults that cater specifically for restaurant owners.. .
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