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February 9, 2011
Press Release |       RestaurantAssociation Metropolitan WashingtonAnnouncesVenga As Featured Provider   VengaSmartphone Technology Will Transform The Way Restaurants Reach Customers  WASHINGTON, DC — February 9, 2011 — Venga, the premier mobile marketing platform for restaurants and bars, is set to launch in the DC metro area in Spring 2011. The appropriately...
February 2, 2011
Press Release | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:January 21, 2011Contact:Candice SiegelCommunications Director202.331.5990info@ramw.orgLegislation was introduced in the Council of the District of Columbia which would revamp the current health inspection regulations for restaurants in Washington, DC. RAMW is opposed to this legislation – as we were when a version was introduced in 2009; that bill died in committee, as...
February 1, 2011
Press Release | RAMMY’S 2011 “Carnevale da Cuisine” To Award DC Area Restaurant Industry Accomplishments Announcement and Logo Unveiling Hosted by Mexico at Mexican Cultural InstituteWASHINGTON, DC (January 31, 2011) – Last week, RAMW introduced The RAMMY Restaurant Awards Gala and fundraiser theme and logo at a fabulous event hosted by Mexico and the Ministry of Agriculture of Mexico (...
January 21, 2011
Press Release | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:January 21, 2011Contact:Candice SiegelCommunications Director202.331.5990info@ramw.orgLegislation was introduced in the Council of the District of Columbia which would revamp the current health inspection regulations for restaurants in Washington, DC. RAMW is opposed to this legislation – as we were when a version was introduced in 2009; that bill died in committee, as...
January 19, 2011
Press Release | Washington, D.C., January 20, 2011 – Renowned owners of Equinox Restaurant, Todd and Ellen Gray, plan to open Todd Gray’s Watershed in NoMa’s Hilton Garden Inn in April 2011.  Award-winning Chef Todd Gray’s culinary skills will be showcased throughout Watershed’s inventive assortment of time-honored American fare with a focus on seafood specialties prepared in...
December 23, 2010
Press Release | DCABC Board Unveils “Safe Holiday” PSA Initiative to Discourage Drunk Driving and Underage Drinking sponsored by the Charmer Sunbelt Group, DIAGEO and RAMWWashington, DC—On December 16, 2010, the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (Board) announced the unveiling of a “Safe Holiday” public service radio announcement (PSA)initiative designed to discourage drunk driving...
December 19, 2010
Press Release | RAMW Supports Diverse Dining Options   WASHINGTON,DC (December 9, 2010) – Food Trucks are good for the city.  RAMW supportsvending as an entrepreneurial business opportunity and a complement to thevibrant DC culinary scene. We believe that mobile vendors should stay in DC andcontinue to offer more creative choices and value to consumers. The positivesof making vending...
October 27, 2010
Press Release |  A New Era for Restaurant Association Metropolitan WashingtonWashington, DC – October 27, 2010 – At the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) quarterly Board of Directors meeting Monday, the Board unanimously voted that, effective January 1, 2011, RAMW will become an independent association and no longer a National Restaurant Association (NRA) state affiliateNRA...
September 21, 2010
Press Release | James Beard House Hosts 2010 RAMMY Winners and FinalistsHighlights DC Dining Scene in National Spotlight Twelve of DC’s top chefs and mixologists  took center stage on August 10th  preparing an exquisite “Best of DC” dinner at the James Beard House in New York City. The “Best of DC” dinner featured RAMMY nominees from the categories of Neighborhood...
July 29, 2010
Press Release | * * * MEDIA ADVISORY * * *  Contacts: Clarke Manley, WCSAJuly 29, 2010 cmanley@wcsa.com 202-345-2613                                                  ...
July 15, 2010
Press Release | PRESS RELEASEMaria Puletti, (703) 979-8200 or pulettim@comcast.net                          The Portofino Restaurant celebrates 40 years in ArlingtonThe Portofino Restaurant will celebrate 40 years in Arlington in August, 2010. The  Portofino Restaurant is a family owned...
June 24, 2010
Press Release | RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON SELECTS HEARTLAND PAYMENT SYSTEMS® AS EXCLUSIVE ENDORSED PROVIDER OF PAYMENT SOLUTIONSWashington DC-area restaurateurs to benefit from industry-leading payment technologiesPRINCETON, NJ — June 23, 2010 — Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE: HPY), one of the nation’s largest payments processors, has been named the Restaurant...
June 11, 2010
Press Release | MEDIA CONTACTS:Dusty Lockhart, Three Lockharts Communications, 202- 664-9881, dusty@threelockhartspr.comBetsy Allman, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington, 202.331.5990, betsy@ramw.org WINNERSANNOUNCED AT THE 2010 RAMMY AWARD GALA HOSTED BY THE RESTAURANTASSOCIATION METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON Scott Drewno wins coveted Chef of the Year award, 2941honored as Fine Dining Restaurant...
March 12, 2010
Press Release | March 1, 2010                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Cynthia Williams, Senior Vice President            BB&T Corporate Communications(336) 733-1478                BB&T sweeps...

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