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January 19, 2011
Press Release | Washington, D.C., January 20, 2011 – Renowned owners of Equinox Restaurant, Todd and Ellen Gray, plan to open Todd Gray’s Watershed in NoMa’s Hilton Garden Inn in April 2011.  Award-winning Chef Todd Gray’s culinary skills will be showcased throughout Watershed’s inventive assortment of time-honored American fare with a focus on seafood specialties prepared in...
December 23, 2010
Press Release | DCABC Board Unveils “Safe Holiday” PSA Initiative to Discourage Drunk Driving and Underage Drinking sponsored by the Charmer Sunbelt Group, DIAGEO and RAMWWashington, DC—On December 16, 2010, the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (Board) announced the unveiling of a “Safe Holiday” public service radio announcement (PSA)initiative designed to discourage drunk driving...
December 19, 2010
Press Release | RAMW Supports Diverse Dining Options   WASHINGTON,DC (December 9, 2010) – Food Trucks are good for the city.  RAMW supportsvending as an entrepreneurial business opportunity and a complement to thevibrant DC culinary scene. We believe that mobile vendors should stay in DC andcontinue to offer more creative choices and value to consumers. The positivesof making vending...
October 27, 2010
Press Release |  A New Era for Restaurant Association Metropolitan WashingtonWashington, DC – October 27, 2010 – At the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) quarterly Board of Directors meeting Monday, the Board unanimously voted that, effective January 1, 2011, RAMW will become an independent association and no longer a National Restaurant Association (NRA) state affiliateNRA...
September 21, 2010
Press Release | James Beard House Hosts 2010 RAMMY Winners and FinalistsHighlights DC Dining Scene in National Spotlight Twelve of DC’s top chefs and mixologists  took center stage on August 10th  preparing an exquisite “Best of DC” dinner at the James Beard House in New York City. The “Best of DC” dinner featured RAMMY nominees from the categories of Neighborhood...
July 29, 2010
Press Release | * * * MEDIA ADVISORY * * *  Contacts: Clarke Manley, WCSAJuly 29, 2010 cmanley@wcsa.com 202-345-2613                                                  ...
July 19, 2010
Press Release |  {mosimage} For Immediate Release:July 20, 2010                        Contact: Rebecca Pawlowski                             ...
July 15, 2010
Press Release | PRESS RELEASEMaria Puletti, (703) 979-8200 or pulettim@comcast.net                          The Portofino Restaurant celebrates 40 years in ArlingtonThe Portofino Restaurant will celebrate 40 years in Arlington in August, 2010. The  Portofino Restaurant is a family owned...
June 24, 2010
Press Release | RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON SELECTS HEARTLAND PAYMENT SYSTEMS® AS EXCLUSIVE ENDORSED PROVIDER OF PAYMENT SOLUTIONSWashington DC-area restaurateurs to benefit from industry-leading payment technologiesPRINCETON, NJ — June 23, 2010 — Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE: HPY), one of the nation’s largest payments processors, has been named the Restaurant...
June 11, 2010
Press Release | MEDIA CONTACTS:Dusty Lockhart, Three Lockharts Communications, 202- 664-9881, dusty@threelockhartspr.comBetsy Allman, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington, 202.331.5990, betsy@ramw.org WINNERSANNOUNCED AT THE 2010 RAMMY AWARD GALA HOSTED BY THE RESTAURANTASSOCIATION METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON Scott Drewno wins coveted Chef of the Year award, 2941honored as Fine Dining Restaurant...
March 12, 2010
Press Release | March 1, 2010                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Cynthia Williams, Senior Vice President            BB&T Corporate Communications(336) 733-1478                BB&T sweeps...
February 26, 2010
Press Release | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, February 26, 2010CONTACT:  Sue Hensley (202) 331-5964 shensley@restaurant.org or Maureen Ryan (202) 331-5939 mryan@restaurant.org National Restaurant Association on Twitter and Facebook.Senate Passage of Travel Promotion Act A Major Victory for Hospitality Industry                  ...
February 23, 2010
Press Release | February 22, 2010Contact: Annika Stensson (202) 973-3677, Mike Donohue (202) 331-5902(Washington, D.C) Several restaurant industry executives have been appointed to a major U.S. tourism council, and their presence on the advisory board reaffirms the important role the restaurant industry plays in the travel and tourism industry, the National Restaurant Association announced today.The 2010-2011...
February 5, 2010
Press Release |   FINAL - FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION For Centerplate:Mia Herron Mia@NeighborAgency.com 310.464.0894 ForWashingtonConvention and Sports Authority:Chinyere Hubbardchubbard@wcsa.com202.439.5133 Centerplate’sMaster Chef Philippe Chin, Executive Chef of the Walter E. WashingtonConvention Center, and company’s Culinary Leadership Team to Host Event for theJames...
January 18, 2010
Press Release | WASHINGTON, DC RESTAURANT WEEK: Many Participating Restaurants Extend Promotion (Washington, DC)…Over 200 restaurants across the DC Metropolitan areaare taking reservations for the 2010 Winter Restaurant Week, Jan.11-17. During the bi-annual promotion, participating restaurants offerthree-course, fixed-price lunch and dinner menus priced at $20.10(lunch) and $35.10 (dinner). The...

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