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June 22, 2016
Press Release | For Immediate Release:  June 22, 2016 Save the Date: Summer Restaurant Week Kicks Off August 15-21 Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington  to Launch Website and Open Reservations July 12  Over 250 Restaurants Participating WASHINGTON– Mark your calendars for great food, exciting contests and more - Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (...
June 15, 2016
Press Release | This summer, the Neighborhood Restaurant Group, Golden Triangle Business Improvement District (BID) and Liberty Property Trust are partnering to bring a seasonal, craft beer garden called Canteen to the District. The 100-seat outdoor beer garden in the courtyard at 2100 M Street NW will feature 10 rotating drafts, a menu from Red Apron Butchery, weekly live music, and lawn games. Canteen will be...
June 12, 2016
Press Release | Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington Announces 2016 RAMMY Award Winners Washington, DC (June 12, 2016)—Top foodservice industry professionals and their fans gathered tonight at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for the 34th Annual RAMMY Awards as Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) announced winners in 22 award categories. The selection process for the...
June 10, 2016
Press Release | The Convention Center Will Host More Than 2,000 Top Restaurant Industry Professionals across the District’s Vibrant Culinary Experiences Washington, DC [June 10, 2016] – As the official convention and sports authority, Events DC and partner, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) prepare to celebrate the much-...
May 23, 2016
Press Release | Washington, DC – The National Center for Health Statistics’ recently released report “Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey,  2015” shows that the District of Columbia continues  to have one of the  lowest uninsured  rates in the nation. The National Center for Health Statistics report highlights...
May 18, 2016
Press Release | Representatives from Washington’s vibrant restaurant scene came together with the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) on May 10 to discuss developments in the restaurant and foodservice industry. Allison Aubrey, Food & Health Correspondent for NPR, led a discussion that touched on restaurant growth in Washington, the unique opportunities restaurants provide, and how to...
May 12, 2016
Press Release | Occidental Grill & Seafood Recognized for 110 Years in Business Washington, DC (May 5, 2016) – Occidental Grill & Seafood, a Washington dining staple celebrating its 110th year on Pennsylvania Avenue, will receive the 2016 Honorary Milestone RAMMY Award from Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW). Honoring longstanding local restaurants and RAMW...
May 4, 2016
Press Release | Chef Robert Kinkead to be honored at RAMMY Awards Capital Achievement Reception WHAT: Chef Robert Kinkead will be honored with the Duke Zeibert Capital Achievement Award at the 2016 RAMMY Awards Capital Achievement Reception on Monday, April 18. His passion and dedication to the restaurant industry, over his 40 plus year career, has brought about some of the most well-known restaurants in...
May 2, 2016
Press Release | The RAMW Education Foundation, Educated Eats, presented three honorees a Culinary Arts Visionary Award hosted by Mastro’s Steakhouse (600 13th Street NW). The Educated Eats Board of Directors created a Visionary Award to honor those whom have demonstrated dedication and leadership in culinary education in the Washington DC area’s hospitality industry. The co-host was Kaya Henderson,...
April 29, 2016
Press Release | Finalists for the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) 2016 RAMMY Award for Cocktail Program of the Year have exciting special events and promotions planned for Monday, May 9, through Friday, May 13. During that week participating finalists will showcase their outstanding offerings through in-house promotions, reaffirming why they deserve to win one of the region’s premier...
April 28, 2016
Press Release | Washington, DC (April 26, 2016) — Max Kuller, Executive Wine Director for Proof, Estadio and Doi Moi, is spearheading Ga May, a month-long celebration of Gamay with a multifaceted purpose. Now in its second year, Kuller hopes to once again bring attention to one of the most delicious, yet underrated grape varietals, while raising money for pancreatic cancer research throughout the month of...
April 21, 2016
Press Release | Today through Wednesday, May 4, any guest can enter to win a Mother’s Day brunch reservation at the participating RAMMYS Everyday Casual Brunch or Upscale Casual Brunch finalist restaurant of their choosing. There will be one winner per participating restaurant selected at random by RAMW. Once contacted by RAMW, the winners will choose on a first come, first served basis the restaurant for...
April 18, 2016
Press Release | Finalists for the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) 2016 RAMMY Award for Beer Program of the Year have exciting special events and promotions planned for Monday, May 2, through Friday, May 6. During that week the five finalists will showcase their outstanding offerings through in-house promotions, reaffirming why they deserve to win one of the region’s premier industry...
April 6, 2016
Press Release | (Washington, DC) – April 6, 2016 –Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, announced on Monday evening, the details of two conceptual plans for the 190-acre RFK Stadium-Armory Campus site, with design concepts by OMA New York, led by partner Jason Long, in partnership with DC-based program management team, Brailsford & Dunlavey....
March 22, 2016
Press Release | A new analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation shows that the District of Columbia leads the nation in enrolling eligible residents through its health insurance marketplace. Kaiser’s analysis shows that the District has enrolled the highest percentage of people nationwide—74-percent—who are eligible for health insurance coverage through a health insurance marketplace under the...

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