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January 16, 2019
News | Economic shocks are felt throughout the region as the government holds back pay for contractors and nearly 150,000 federal workers. WASHINGTON, DC — The federal government shutdown, now the longest in our nation’s history, is putting unsustainable financial strain on contractors and the households of nearly 150,000 federal workers in the region, as well as the local businesses...
December 18, 2018
Press Release | NOMINATIONS OPEN TOMORROW FOR THE 2019 RAMMY AWARDS   Washington, DC (December 18, 2018)—The 37th Annual RAMMY Awards will return to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Sunday, June 30, 2019. Nominations for 20 categories will be accepted online from December 19, 2018 through January 31, 2019, including four categories for which the general public will...
November 13, 2018
News | The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation(NRAEF) sponsored the 15th Annual Capital Food Fight, hosted by DC Central Kitchen (DCCK), the nation’s first and leading community kitchen and partner of the Foundation’s Restaurant Ready job skills program. The NRAEF’s sponsorship funded a scholarship for a DCCK graduate to continue his or her culinary...
November 13, 2018
Press Release | Amazon to invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across the two new headquarters, and announces Nashville as new Operations Center of Excellence with more than 5,000 jobs. View Amazon's Official Announcement Amazon today announced that we have selected New York City and Arlington, Virginia, as the locations for our new headquarters. Amazon will invest $5 billion and...
November 2, 2018
Press Release | On Wednesday evening, December 5th, Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind (CLB) is hosting its first-ever Lighting the Way Gala at the Embassy of France.  The event will promote braille literacy and technology programs for children who are blind or visually impaired. Our featured guest is Chef Christine Ha, Season 3 winner of Gordon Ramsey’s MasterChef (FOX)....
November 1, 2018
Press Release | Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, announced today that the Walter E. Washington Convention Center has won the 2018 Prevue Visionary Gold Award and was named the best convention center in the Northeast. Prevue’s meeting and incentive planner audience and Advisory Board voted for winners in 30 categories to acknowledge the top destinations,...
October 26, 2018
Press Release | Washington, DC (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation(NRAEF) is proud to announce its participation in the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership, connecting military spouses with more than 390 partner employers who have committed to recruit, hire, promote and retain military spouses in portable careers. The NRAEF...
October 24, 2018
News | New Fall Cocktail Menu Brings Artful Classics Made with Sustainable Ingredients to Dupont Circle Bar Scene WASHINGTON, DC – Urbana, the modern Italian restaurant and bar located in the heart of Dupont Circle, is proud to announce the addition of Lauren Mathews as lead bartender. Mathews joins Urbana from The Commoner at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh, bringing over seven...
October 23, 2018
News | Roofers Union, Jug & Table Introduce Fall Flavors to Dinner and Wine Menus Guests Can Pair ‘Fall of Rhône’ Wines with Dishes Starring Seasonal Ingredients Washington, DC – Adams Morgan gathering places and sister restaurants Roofers Union and Jug & Table (2446 18th Street NW; 202-232-7663) today announced new culinary and wine menus...
October 16, 2018
Press Release | WASHINGTON, DC – October 16, 2018 – Today, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF), the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) and Educated Eats will celebrate the arrival of the NRAEF’s high school culinary and restaurant management program, ProStart, to the District of Columbia.   The celebration will kick...
October 12, 2018
Press Release | PROSTART® TRAINS THE NEXT GENERATION OF CULINARY LEADERS, PROVIDING WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT FOR THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR DC YOUTH WASHINGTON (October 11, 2018) — Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) and its education foundation, Educated Eats, are pleased to announce the return of a nationally acclaimed program aimed at cultivating the next...
October 10, 2018
Press Release | WASHINGTON, DC - The Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) is the recipient of a $700,000 award to finance food businesses committed to creating job opportunities for low-income residents in the District of Columbia. The award is a three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS), Community and Economic Development (CED) program and comes...
October 1, 2018
Press Release | Washington, D.C. (October 1, 2018) For an all-American Thanksgiving celebration in the nation's capital, the Michelin-starred Blue Duck Tavern has the holiday covered. Guests can opt to dine at the restaurant or bring Blue Duck TavernÕs fare home to enjoy with family and friends. Crafted by newly appointed Executive Chef Adam Howard, the farm-fresh menu showcases the...
October 1, 2018
Press Release | Celebrate October’s National Pizza Month, at Lupo Verde, Lupo Verde Osteria and Lupo Marino to Benefit Susan G. Komen & National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Washington, D.C. (October 1, 2018) — This October Lahlou Restaurant Group is celebrating National Pizza Month by offering tempting variations of signature pizza pies at three of its area restaurants:...
September 24, 2018 to October 31, 2018
Press Release | FIREFLY LAUNCHES FALL ‘PUMPKIN PATCH’ BENEFITTING NO KID HUNGRY  Dupont Circle Restaurant Embraces the Season with Pumpkin Menu for Good in October WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 24, 2018) – Fall back with Firefly! Beginning October 1, the cozy, neighborhood gathering place will offer ‘Pumpkin Patch,’ a month-long celebration of autumnal...

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