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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!...

DC Restaurants Help Kick Off 2019 Washington Auto Show

April 5, 2019 to April 14, 2019
RAMW member restaurants welcome fans with Auto Show specials and promotions Washington, DC (April 5, 2019) – Events DC and Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) along with its members are excited to welcome the 2019 Washington Auto Show from April 5 – 14, 2019. The annual show marks a new era for Washington, DC‘s largest public show. The 2019 Washington Auto Show will stock the Walter E. Washington Convention Center with a fully stocked automotive showcase that many describe as “new-car heaven.” For a complete list of events, please visit www...

RAMW Announces Virginia Ali, Owner of Ben’s Chili Bowl, the 2019 Duke Zeibert Capital Achievement Award Recipient

April 1, 2019
Acclaimed Restaurateur to be honored at the RAMMYS Capital Achievement Reception Washington, DC (April 1, 2019) — Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) today announced restaurateur Virginia Ali will be honored with the 2019 Duke Zeibert Capital Achievement Award at a reception on Monday, April 29 at 5pm. This is one of the twenty-one awards presented during the RAMMY Awards season and is named in honor of legendary Washington restaurateur Duke Zeibert. The honoree is selected by RAMW’s Executive Committee and recognizes an individual whose hard work and outstanding...Read more

Restaurants Across the Country Celebrated for Diversity and Inclusion, Community Service and Leadership

March 28, 2019
Today, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) Announced Its National Winners for the 2019 Restaurant Industry Awards, Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion, Community Service and Leadership in the Restaurant Industry WASHINGTON, DC – March 28 th , 2019 – Today, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced its national winners for the 2019 Restaurant Industry Awards , celebrating diversity and inclusion, community service and leadership in the restaurant industry. The NRAEF honored the winners during a special VIP dinner in...Read more

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