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June 30, 2008
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June 13, 2008
Members in the News | RAMW Board Members in the news… Our local restaurateurs’ voices are heard as they testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on two vital issues which impact our restaurant industry:   Geoff Tracy (Chef Geoff’s, Lia’s) expresses his concern over the increasing wholesale food and commodity prices. "Congress should foster the development...
June 12, 2008
Members in the News | Cover story – Georgetowner.com Magnifico Matador! By David Roffman June 11th 2008 Esplendorsa, José! The James Beard Foundation nominated José Andrés Outstanding Chef for his work at minibar by josé andrés. On Sunday evening, June 8, at Avery Fisher Hall, in the Lincoln Center, in the big apple, our very own Jose Andres, born in Mieres, Asturias,...
May 28, 2008
Legislation | PCI ComplianceWhat is PCI?In 2004 from the efforts of Visa and Mastercard® to create common industry security requirements, the industry standard known as PCI (Payment Card Industry) was instituted to help protect cardholder data from getting into the wrong hands. Who regulates the standards?The five major credit card brands (Visa International, MasterCard Worldwine, American Express,...
May 17, 2008
Hot Topics | The DC City Council voted to pass the so-called “Wine Doggy Bag” amendment as introduced by Councilmember Kwame Brown.  The vote went overwhelmingly in our favor, 11 in favor, 1 “present” (Councilmember Bowser) and 1 against (Councilmember Graham). Further updates to follow as information is recieved. 
May 17, 2008
Hot Topics | The Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACTA), passed by Congress in 2003, requires that "no person that accepts credit cards or debit cards for the transaction of business shall print more than the last 5 digits of the card number or the expiration date upon any receipt provided to the cardholder at the point of sale or transaction." This provision of FACTA took full effect Dec...
May 15, 2008
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May 15, 2008
Press Release | For Immediate Release:  Contact:Andrew J. Kline 202.686.7600May 1, 2007Restaurant Association Survey Reflects Businesses Negatively Affected By Smoking Ban as Hardship Waivers Become AvailableThe Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (“RAMW”) reports that a survey of members reflects that D.C restaurants, bars and nightclubs have been affected by the mandatory smoking...
May 15, 2008
Press Release | News Release for Immediate ReleaseJanuary 17, 2006 Mayor Williams to Be Featured on Food Network's Iron Chef America Contact: (Press Only) Vince Morris (202) 727-5011; Crystal Palmer (202) 727-6608(Washington, DC) As part of an effort to broaden the District of Columbia’s national restaurant appeal, Mayor Anthony A. Williams tomorrow will be interviewed as the featured guest...
May 15, 2008
Cloak Room |  And the Duke Zeibert Award Winner is... An individual that has made a huge contribution to sharpening and polishing the profile of Metropolitan Washington restaurants. This is an individual whose writing about our restaurants and food has reached far beyond the DC area. This is an individual whose regular Washington Post column might praise or damn but never was it not written with honesty...
May 15, 2008
Cloak Room | RAMMYs, RAMMYs, RAMMYs  The "lo-le Cherry"     2008 RAMMY Cocktailcreated by Gina Chervani of Talulla/EatBar It’s that time of year again! Tuesday night, March 25th, RAMW hosted the Nominations Party for the announcement of the finalists for the 2008 RAMMY Awards. Our great friend Bob Madigan, WTOP’s Man About Town, emceed the event—not...
May 15, 2008
Lynne's Lounge | See the 2008 Chef of the Year nominees in a "cook off" on FOX 5 with Holly Morris! 2008 RAMMY Awards Chef of the Year Nominees: Eric Zeibold Todd Gray RJ Cooper Michele Richard Robert Wiedmaier
April 9, 2008
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March 27, 2008
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