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DC Restaurants Welcome 2019 ATD International Conference & Exposition Attendees

May 19, 2019 to May 22, 2019
Washington, DC (May 18, 2019) – Events DC and Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) along with its members are excited to welcome ATD 2019 International Conference & Exposition attendees to dine out at some of the DMV’s best restaurants from May 19 – 22, 2019 while visiting Washington, DC. For a complete schedule of conference happenings, please visit www.atdconference.td.org . Official Dining Partners: WASHINGTON DC Fig & Olive 934 Palmer Alley NW, WDC 20001 // (202)559-5004 Instagram: @figandolive | Facebook: @figandoliveDC | Twitter: @...

DC Jazz Festival Announces Lineup for Jazz in the 'Hoods Presented by Events DC

May 13, 2019
The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) is pleased to announce the sizzling schedule for Jazz in the 'Hoods Presented by Events DC , an essential component of the DC JazzFest, celebrating its 15th anniversary, June 7-16. Spotlighting the District as a vibrant cultural capital, Jazz in the 'Hoods brings a stunning array of music - from the traditional to the avant garde - in all quadrants of the nation's capital, with performances at more than 20 neighborhood venues. "As the official convention and sports authority for Washington, DC, we are proud to continue as presenting sponsor of DC...Read more

Who Wants to Work in Restaurants? These 400 Eager Teens

May 13, 2019
Restaurant Business Online // by Peter Romeo The restaurant industry’s future leaders converged on Washington, D.C., last week to prove the business’ labor straits are the function of a short supply, not a dearth of talent, passion or dedication. No one had to tell the high school students gathered for the National ProStart Invitational—essentially a competition to find the top teenaged culinary and concept-development teams in the nation—that a life in restaurants may not be everyone’s dream. Yet it’s the rare LeBron James wannabe who practices with more...

2019 RAMMYS Beer Program of the Year Finalists Shine This Month

May 7, 2019
Specials announced at the region’s top beer restaurants for the week of May 20 Washington, DC (May 7, 2019) — Finalists for the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) 2019 RAMMY Award for Beer Program of the Year have exciting events and promotions planned for the week following SAVOR . From Monday, May 20, through Friday, May 24, the region’s top beer programs will showcase their outstanding offerings in-house. Guests are encouraged to come out and support their favorite watering hole. The week of May 20, any guest who posts photos at a RAMMYS beer program...Read more

Spoil ALL the Moms in Your Life with Exclusive Mother's Day Dining Specials

April 29, 2019
Treat mom to a Mother’s Day she won’t forget! Spoiling all the moms in your life couldn’t be easier with special buffets, new spring food and cocktail menus, and limited time dine-in specials from some of the Metropolitan Washington region’s best restaurants. Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12th – book your tables today! WASHINGTON DC Mirabelle 900 16 th Street NW, WDC 20006 // 202.506.3833 Instagram: @mirabelledc | Facebook: @Mirabelledc | Twitter: #MirabelleDC Mother’s Day is about more than saying thanks to our moms. It is about celebrating strong...

Member On the Menu: Richard Stewart, RAMMYS 2019 Manager of the Year Finalist

April 15, 2019
The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) presents Richard Stewart, General Manager and Director of Operation of Ristorante iRicchi. He is nominated for the Manager of the Year award for the 2019 RAMMY Awards Gala on June 30. The Manager of the Year award goes to a non-owner manager or general manager in the food service industry who displays the highest level of professionalism and leadership. This person must be an inspiration and mentor to all his/her co-workers displaying outstanding service, an excellent work ethic and a positive image.​ Name // Title // Bio Richard...

Member On the Menu: Sabrine Marques, RAMMYS 2019 Manager of the Year Finalist

April 15, 2019
The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) presents Sabrine Marques, General Manager of PassionFish Bethesda. She is nominated for the Manager of the Year award for the 2019 RAMMY Awards Gala on June 30. The Manager of the Year award goes to a non-owner manager or general manager in the food service industry who displays the highest level of professionalism and leadership. This person must be an inspiration and mentor to all his/her co-workers displaying outstanding service, an excellent work ethic and a positive image.​ Name // Title // Bio Sabrine Marques, General Manager at...

RAMMYS 2019 New Restaurant of the Year Finalist Recipes

April 15, 2019
Springtime recipe from 2019 RAMMYS New Restaurant of the Year Finalist Steamed Yujacha Cheesecake Souffle Recipe by Pastry Chef Pichet Ong, Spoken English Steamed Cakes Ingredients (Serves 6) ½ cup (4 oz) Sugar, plus more for lining ½ cup (4 oz ) All-Purpose Flour ¼ tsp Salt 1 cup (8 oz) Milk 1 cup (8 oz) Fromage Blanc ½ cup + 2 tbsp (5 oz) Lemon Juice 4 Egg Yolks 3 Egg Whites ¼ cup + 2 tbsp (2.5 oz) Yujacha Fresh Fruit (optional) DIRECTIONS - Spray 6 large (4-5oz) Asian tea cups with non-stick vegetable oil spray and line with additional sugar. - Place 1...

Member On the Menu: Dave Delaplaine, RAMMYS 2019 Manager of the Year Finalist

April 15, 2019
The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) presents Dave Delaplaine, General Manager and Beer Director of Roofers Union. He is nominated for the Manager of the Year award for the 2019 RAMMY Awards Gala on June 30. The Manager of the Year award goes to a non-owner manager or general manager in the food service industry who displays the highest level of professionalism and leadership. This person must be an inspiration and mentor to all his/her co-workers displaying outstanding service, an excellent work ethic and a positive image.​ Name // Title // Bio Dave Delaplaine, General...

Nominate Your Restaurant for Great Restaurants to Work for 2020

April 4, 2019
Whether it’s a focus on employee health and well-being, advancing gender equity in the workplace, building community relationships or mentoring new talent: These restaurants aren’t just great—they’re also good. This exciting new list from the editors of Food & Wine will recognize the best restaurants to work for in the food and hospitality industry. If you work in a great restaurant or bar please nominate your company now for the 2020 Food & Wine Great Restaurants to Work For list. Click here to nominate your restaurant!...

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