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May 30, 2014
The Daily Dish, a Restaurant and Catering Company
News | Silver Spring restaurant and catering company, The Daily Dish, has been awarded the Maryland Chamber of Commerce’s Maryland Breakthrough Award, which honors Maryland businesses for breakthrough performance, innovation and growth. Chef/owner Jerry Hollinger and his business partner Zena Polin accepted the award at a ceremony on Thursday, May 29th at the Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, MD....
May 22, 2014
The 2014 RAMMY Awards
News | Washington, DC (May 22, 2014)—On Thursday, May 29, the 2014 RAMMY nominated Wine Program of the Year finalists will host exciting events to showcase their outstanding wine programs. This year’s anonymous panel of judges chose Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) members 2941 Restaurant, The Curious Grape, Estadio, Restaurant Eve and Ripple as the best of the best,...
May 12, 2014
The 2014 RAMMY Awards
Press Release | Washington, DC (May 12, 2014)—On May 8, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) brought together over 80 leaders from the region’s foodservice and business communities for a conversation about the state of the industry in the nation’s capital. The discussion, moderated by Bret Thorn, Senior Food Editor of Nation’s Restaurant News, offered insights into...
May 8, 2014
News | Brewery Undergoes Expansion Construction; Tasting Room to Close Starting May 18th Washington, DC – May 8, 2014 – After growler hours on Saturday, May 17th, DC Brau plans to close its tasting room to the public. But never fear–it’s only temporary. The brewery is set to undergo a significant facelift to help the District’s first and only packaging brewery since...
May 7, 2014
News | Cocktail Nominees Hold In-House Promotions Thursday, May 22 Washington, DC (May 7, 2014)—Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) has exciting special events planned for the 2014 RAMMY Awards Cocktail Program of the Year finalists. On Thursday, May 22, Cocktail Program of the Year finalists will showcase the diversity, clarity and value, of their outstanding craft cocktail...
May 7, 2014
Ted's BULLETIN
Press Release | Gaithersburg, MD [May 7, 2014] — matchboxfoodgroup is excited to announce its latest expansion plan with a fifth location of Ted’s BULLETIN. The new Ted’s will be the first in Maryland, located in the Crown Farm development a short distance from the Shady Grove Metro station, east of the intersection of Washington National Pike (Rt 270) and Sam Eig Highway (Rt 370). The newest...
April 30, 2014
Foodem
Press Release | Baltimore, MD -  April 30, 2014 - Foodem, an innovative B2B online food procurement marketplace and business intelligence solution for the $650 billion U.S. wholesale food distribution industry, and the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW), are pleased to announce the establishment of their new strategic partnership. Launched in late 2013, Foodem facilitates relationships,...
April 29, 2014
Hotel Association Washington DC
News | (Washington, DC) - April 29, 2014 - Today, the District of Columbia Public Charter School Board voted to accept the Hospitality High School (HHS) request to not renew its’ charter—the first time in the history of the charter school system in DC that a school has relinquished its’ charter to merge with DCPS. HHS has engaged in a Memorandum of Understanding to merge HHS with DCPS...
April 25, 2014
The 2014 RAMMY Awards
News | Beer Nominees Hold In-House Promotions Thursday, May 8 Washington, DC (April 24, 2014)—Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) has exciting special events planned for the 2014 RAMMY Awards Beer Program of the Year finalists. On Thursday, May 8, Beer Program of the Year finalists will showcase their outstanding beer program through in-house promotions, reaffirming why they...
April 24, 2014
The 2014 RAMMY Awards
News |   Last Chance for Public to Select Winners in Four Awards Categories Washington, DC (April 23, 2014) — Public voting for the 2014 RAMMY Awards will close at midnight, the evening of Sunday, April 27. Members of the public are encouraged to vote for their Favorite Gathering Place, Upscale Brunch, Everyday Casual Brunch and Favorite Fast Bites finalists for the region’s premier...
April 23, 2014
RAMW Educated Eats
News | The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington Education Foundation (RAMW-EF), known as Educated Eats, is now accepting 2014 scholarship applications. Educated Eats is offering several 2014 "Future of the Industry" Scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each, half ($1,250) to be paid in the first semester and half ($1,250) to be paid in the second semester to individuals who are...
April 22, 2014
Press Release | Former RAMW president, Lynne Breaux, to be honored at annual RAMMY Awards Gala Washington, DC (April 22, 2014) - This year’s Duke Zeibert Capital Achievement Award will be presented to former RAMW president, Lynne Breaux. The award, named in honor of legendary Washington restaurateur Duke Zeibert, and presented annually at the RAMMY Awards Gala, recognizes an individual whose hard work and...
April 16, 2014
News | On Wednesday DC Brau Brewing Company announced a new partnership with Reyes Beverage Group’s Premium Distributors of Washington, DC and Virginia. Effective immediately, all DC Brau beers will be available for distribution via Premium throughout the District and all of the Commonwealth of Virginia. “This new partnership with Premium Distributors will allow us to keep DC Brau...
April 8, 2014
News | By Ryan Sharrow and Tucker Echols, Washington Business Journal On the last day of the 2014 General Assembly, state lawmakers gave final passage to a bill that will eventually  raise the Maryland minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, eased the penalties for possessing marijuana, but were less generous to production companies that choose to film in Maryland...
March 28, 2014
Press Release | (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Four ABC licenses will be available for application in Georgetown next month, including one for a tavern and three for restaurants. The Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) will begin accepting applications for the licenses at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 10. The tavern license is only available to an existing restaurant located in the ...

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