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National Food Safety Month Marks 20 Years of Promoting Food Safety Best Practices

National Restaurant Association
August 22, 2014
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its strong commitment to food safety, the National Restaurant Association today announced this year's National Food Safety Month (NFSM), held annually in September, will mark its 20-year anniversary by featuring the top 20 food safety tips from the past 20 years. NFSM was created in 1994 to heighten awareness about the importance of food safety education. NFSM offers free resources for foodservice industry professionals at and will highlight tips for a number of food safety topics including cleaning and...

In Beer We Thirst: 6th Annual DC Beer Week Returns August 17 – 24

DC Beer Week 2014
August 5, 2014 to August 24, 2014
Washington, DC – Craft beer fans rejoice! The 6th annual DC Beer Week returns to the National Capital Region this summer with a variety of beer-related educational and tasting events planned throughout the week of August 17 – 24, 2014. “DC Beer Week is an opportunity for people from all walks of life to celebrate each other while paying homage to the time-honored tradition of artisanal brewing.” says 2014 DC Beer Week Chairman, Miles Gray “Brewing has a tightly woven history with D.C. and we are thrilled to bring people together to celebrate this great industry...

Arlington pub crawls to pay security and cleanup costs

July 22, 2014
Pub crawls, the wildly popular events that encourage people to travel from bar to bar for drink specials, will not be banned in Arlington County’s retail corridors as a result of a vote by the County Board to scrutinize them more carefully. But those who sponsor the events soon will have to start picking up the tab for police and cleanup crews, which some bar owners and promoters say could kill the crawls nonetheless. County Board members, while loath to discourage the free-spending young adult demographic, voted unanimously Saturday to make organizers of pub crawls pay costs previously...

DC Area Restaurants Welcome the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2014 to Washington, DC

Events DC
July 14, 2014
Washington, DC — Events DC and the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) along with its members are thrilled to officially welcome the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2014 to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, and to the region overall July 13-17, 2014. As a partner of Events DC, RAMW’s restaurant members are extending their hospitality and services to Microsoft World- wide Partner Conference attendees and are available to assist with dining needs, reservations, large party requests, and last-minute private dining needs. All RAMW member restaurants...