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RAMW's 2020 Thanksgiving Guide

November 17, 2020
This Guide is a compilation of Thanksgiving menus and offerings that DC-area restaurants proactively shared with RAMW. All offerings listed in our guide are available to-go in some in some capacity, whether that be preordered catering, takeout, delivery, or scheduled pickup. This list does not capture all restaurant offerings in DC, but it features 50+ restaurants who shared their offerings directly with us for our platforms. In addition to browsing through the options below, we encourage consumers to check in with their local restaurants to see what they are offering. Additionally, there are...

DC Cocktail Week is Back at 75+ Area Restaurants and with Seven Marquee Virtual Events

November 11, 2020
Cocktail Enthusiasts, Local and International Experts, Acclaimed Chefs, and Entertainers Host Virtual Happy Hours and Cocktail How-Tos Washington, DC (November 10, 2020)— Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) kicks off its celebration of cocktail culture and restaurants as DC Cocktail Week returns – with a twist – November 16-22, 2020, at more than 75 restaurants across the Metropolitan Washington region. Diners can enjoy thoughtfully and deliciously paired cocktails and small plates from restaurants next week as chefs and mixologists collaborate to present...Read more

Get To Know the #RAMMYS20 Manager of the Year + Employee of the Year Finalists

September 20, 2020
Get to know the 2020 RAMMY Manager and Employee of the Year Finalists! Member on the Menu: Jamal Flowers, ROCKLANDS Barbeque and Grilling Co. – Alexandria Jamal Flowers is the Service Manager at ROCKLANDS – Alexandria. A DMV native, he’s lived in the area most of his life and has been with the restaurant for about ten years. What's the most rewarding part about being the manager of a restaurant? I absolutely love working with our customers. Interacting with them, treating them well and becoming friends and sometimes family is the more rewarding part. I also train our...

Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington Announces 2020 RAMMY Award Winners

September 20, 2020
Irrepressibly Strong Industry and Winners in Regional Award Categories Celebrated Amidst Ongoing Challenges Washington, DC (September 20, 2020) — Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) announced winners of The RAMMY Awards tonight during a virtual program viewed live by a first-ever public audience. Broadcasted live from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the two-hour streaming experience celebrated the region’s resilient hospitality community and honored winners in 20 award categories with other special distinctions. For over thirty years, The RAMMY Awards...Read more

2020 K-FOOD Week Video Contest

September 1, 2020
In recognition of the increasingly popularity of Korean food on the American culinary landscape, the 2020 K-Food Week Video Contest will feature K-Food stories shared online by K-Food enthusiasts. The contestants’ videos will describe their K-Food experience, i.e.: What’s your favorite K-Food? Why? When did you first experience K-Food or visit a K-Food market or eatery? What do you love about K-Food? We want to see how YOU view K-Food and how K-Food has impacted your life. Video submission opens September 1-26 on the website and by posting on social media with the...Read more

2020 K-Food Cook-Off with K-Seafood

September 1, 2020
The 2020 K-FOOD Cook-Off with K-Seafood will be held at the Hyatt Regency at Tysons Corner Center on Sunday, September 27th, 2020, 3-6pm. This event is sponsored by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, the Korean Food Promotion Institute, the Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs, Ministry of Oceans and Fishery and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea. Event partners include the Hyatt Regency at Tysons Corner Center. The purpose of this contest is to highlight the increasing global popularity of Korean food and show how K-Food enthusiasts are using their...Read more

The 2020 RAMMY Awards Virtual Program to Broadcast Live on September 20

August 26, 2020
Program to celebrate resilient industry with Best of RAMMYS dining experience September 11-18 Washington, DC (August 26, 2020)—Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) will announce the winners of The RAMMY Awards during a virtual, live program on the evening of Sunday, September 20, from 6pm to 8pm. Broadcast live from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the two-hour streaming experience will connect the region’s hospitality community with the public in innovative ways like never before. For over thirty years, The RAMMY Awards have honored the exceptional...Read more

Friday’s March and DC and VA Updates

August 25, 2020
It’s a new week and we just kicked off the second week of our Summer Restaurant Week promotion, which is garnering immense enthusiasm among diners and with media across the region. The outpouring of support from both audiences is so encouraging as so many people want to support restaurants in any and all ways they can. We are also sharing further details this week with the RAMMYS finalists and with the media about the live-streaming RAMMYS Virtual Awards Program on 9/20, which is another dynamic way we are encouraging industry, and those who love our industry, to celebrate and support...

Best Kids Virtual Concert Viewing Party Opportunity

August 12, 2020
Our current times have caused so many of us to REMIX the way we're doing things just to survive and the restaurant industry has been one of the hardest hit industries in our community. We, along with the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington and DMV Black Restaurant Week, would like to invite you to partner with us for our virtual concert entitled Art of the Matter: The Remix . We’d love for you to offer food and beverage packages to our watch party hosts on the day and night of our event on October 8th.

Potomac Construction Celebrates 15 Years of Success With New Headquarters and Brand Refresh

August 3, 2020
New Identity and Website Complement a Growing Team with Expanded Services Bethesda, Md. – Potomac Construction, one of the Washington, D.C. region’s leading commercial general contracting firms, has been providing clients with the highest levels of quality construction and guidance for over 15 years. Entering a new decade and the next chapter in the firm’s ongoing legacy, the company has unveiled updated branding and a new website reflecting the high level of service, capabilities, and integrity it is known for. Building on a strong reputation of construction expertise in...Read more