Chef Mario Raymond has brought fresh, locally sourced cooking to The Washington Court Hotel since 2003. His approach is deceptively simple: have a deep-rooted respect for your raw ingredients and work carefully to enhance the nature of those ingredients. Using these tenets, Mario creates a comfortable upscale dining experience for his patrons in Bistro 525 and for his banquet clients. Mario’s foremost focus, however, is on hospitality. He believes that his primary responsibility is...