ADVISORY: Culinary Union Primary Election Day media availability



Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 1pm 


Bethany Khan: ▪ (702) 387-7088 

Culinary Union Primary Election Day media availability 

Las Vegas, NV -  Culinary Union will host media availability TODAY Primary Election Day: Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at the Culinary Union HQ. 

Canvassers will be coming back to the Culinary Union HQ for a team lunch after being in the field all morning. A short program and launch back to the field will take place after the lunch break.


*Ted Pappageorge, Secretary-Treasurer for Culinary Union

*Diana Valles, President of the Culinary Union 

*Culinary Union members

WHAT: Primary Election Day media availability with the Culinary Union. 

WHEN: Tuesday, June 11, 2024 from 1-1:30pm. 

WHERE: Culinary Union HQ - The John Wilhelm Big Hall (1630 South Commerce Street Las Vegas, Nevada 89102). RSVP to Bethany.


Culinary Workers Union Local 226 and Bartenders Union Local 165, Nevada affiliates of UNITE HERE, represent 60,000 workers in Las Vegas and Reno, including at most of the casino resorts on the Las Vegas Strip and in Downtown Las Vegas. UNITE HERE represents 300,000 workers in gaming, hotel, and food service industries in North America. 

The Culinary Union, through the Culinary Health Fund, is one of the largest healthcare consumers in the state. The Culinary Health Fund is sponsored by the Culinary Union and Las Vegas-area employers. It provides health insurance coverage for over 145,000 Nevadans, the Culinary Union’s members, and their dependents.  

The Culinary Union is Nevada’s largest Latinx/Black/AAPI/immigrant organization with members who come from 178 countries and speak over 40 different languages. We are proud to have helped over 18,000 immigrants become American citizens and new voters since 2001 through our affiliate, The Citizenship Project.  

The Culinary Union has a diverse membership which is 55% women and 60% immigrants. The demographics of Culinary Union members are approximately: 54% Latinx, 18% white, 15% Asian, 12% Black, and less than 1% Indigenous Peoples. 

Culinary Union members work as: Guest room attendants, cocktail and food servers, porters, bellmen, cooks, bartenders, laundry, and kitchen workers. The Culinary Union has been fighting and winning for working families in Nevada for 89 years. / @Culinary226 


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