Skip navigation

Gretchen Mathers succumbs to cancer

SEATTLE Pioneering restaurateur Gretchen Mathers passed away Aug. 7 from cancer, said longtime employer Schwartz Bros. Restaurants. Her age was not disclosed, but local press reports said Mathers was 66.

A former director of the National Restaurant Association, Mathers rose to prominence during the 1980s on the success of her Gretchen's of Course restaurants and a catering operation here. The five restaurants were renowned for their salads, including Mathers'

Register to view the full article

Register to view this article

TAGS: Archive
Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.