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July 30, 2020
Press Release | Annual promotion born from crisis in 2001 returns to support current restaurant recovery efforts.   WHAT: Summer Restaurant Week, presented by Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW), returns as the region’s biannual celebration of outstanding restaurants that contribute so much to our region. New this year, Restaurant Week has expanded to include a to-go program with a...
July 9, 2020
Press Release | Effort will aid Washington D.C. area restaurant families diagnosed with COVID-19 FRANKLIN, TN, June 24, 2020 – Capital One today announced a $25,000 grant to CORE: Children of Restaurant Employees in support of restaurant employees with children in Washington D.C., Northern Virginia, and the Southern Maryland area.  CORE, a national non-profit organization, provides financial relief...
June 25, 2020
Press Release | Industry moves forward to honor resilience and innovation this year and focus on rebuilding Washington, DC (June 25, 2020)—Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) along with its partners at Events DC announced today that The 38th Annual RAMMY Awards have been rescheduled for Sunday, September 20, 2020 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The format for the awards...
May 4, 2020
Press Release | First virtual RAMMYS Nominations Announcement celebrated resilient industry and awards finalists. Washington, DC (May 4, 2020)—Industry professionals and their fans tuned in online this afternoon as Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) announced finalists for the 2020 RAMMY Awards, the winners of which will be announced later this year. The new format was...
April 27, 2020
Press Release | WHAT: Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) is excited to bring The 38th Annual RAMMY Awards Nominations Announcement online on Monday, May 4. During these unprecedented times, RAMW commends its members for their resilience, innovation, and community support. The announcement of the RAMMYS finalists will again celebrate the industry and highlight the finalists...
April 23, 2020
Press Release | Today, we're excited to announce a new marketing initiative designed to help diners more easily support DMV restaurants working tirelessly to keep kitchens #openfordelivery and takeout. With local public health safety restrictions expected to last through mid-May, we've partnered with Justin Schuble – Founder + Creative Director of the Metropolitan Washington region's most...
March 25, 2020
Press Release | DC-Area Restaurants & Bars Temporarily Suspending Business Operations Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Anchovy Social All Souls Amuse (Hotel Le Meridien Arlington) Anafre A Rake’s Progress Bad Saint Bar Deco Barley Mac Belga Cafe Ben’s Chili Bowl (Rosslyn | H Street | Nats Stadium | FedEx Field | Ben’s Next Door | Ben’s Upstairs) The Betsy Beuchert’s...
March 6, 2020
Press Release | The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF), hosts of the only city-wide jazz celebration in the mid-Atlantic region, proudly announces an extraordinary set of artists for its' DC JazzFest presented by Events DC finale weekend. DC JazzFest at The Wharf performances run Saturday, June 20 thru Sunday, June 21 and include four featured stages, three free stages, and one ticketed indoor stage, all on the...
March 3, 2020
Press Release | Pair pizzas with Half Street Hefeweizen when the new location opens this spring Washington, DC (March 3, 2020) — Atlas Brew Works is excited to announce its partnership with Andy’s Pizza for the brewery’s new Half Street site, slated to open this spring. DC sports fans will have the perfect place to pre- and post-game when the new brewery and tap room opens its doors adjacent...
March 2, 2020
Press Release | Events + Experiences to Showcase An Exploration of Awamori, Okinawan-inspired Dishes from Chef Katsuya Fukushima + More! (WASHINGTON, DC) - Beginning tomorrow – Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 - the celebrated team behind Daikaya, the Izakaya 2F (705 6th Street Northwest 2F, Washington, DC 20001; www.Daikaya.com; (202) 589-1600; @Daikaya2F) – has announced that they will be partnering with...
February 26, 2020
Press Release | - Grubhub+ offers unlimited free delivery, 10% Cashback, Elite Care and donation matching - Company doubles down on diner rewards after doubling restaurant network CHICAGO, Feb. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Grubhub, the nation's leading pickup and delivery marketplace with the largest restaurant network, today launched Grubhub+, a new membership program loaded with rewards (Seamless...
February 26, 2020
Press Release | Version 2020 marks the beginning of a new generation of benchmarking, recognition and transparency SEATTLE, Feb. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- During the opening plenary of its annual conference, a gathering of more than 1,000 food distributors, manufacturers and safety professionals, the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) announced the newest edition of its Benchmarking...
February 26, 2020
Press Release | NEW YORK, NY (February 26, 2020) – The James Beard Foundation announced today its list of Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists in advance of the 30th annual James Beard Awards Presented by Capital One. The prestigious group of semifinalists represents a wide collection of culinary talent, from exceptional chefs and dining destinations across twelve regions to the Best New...
February 25, 2020
Press Release | Are you an environmental leader? Does your business operate sustainably? Is your organization working to buile an equitable #SustainableDC? The Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) wants to recognize your environmental + community efforts and is now accepting applications for the 2020 District Sustainability Awards! CATEGORIES Individual | Business | Organization | Clean Energy DC...
February 21, 2020
Press Release | (WASHINGTON, DC) – February 21, 2020 – How businesses sell, serve, and transport alcohol is changing. Four alcohol laws — introduced and signed by Mayor Muriel Bowser — focused on boosting access to DC-made products, fostering creativity and collaboration, creating parity within the manufacturing landscape, and alleviating administrative burdens for...

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