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September 18, 2014
Press Release | Contact: Heather Freeman (800) 987-9806  Heather@HeatherFreeman.com Lindley Thornburg (703) 593-5503  Lindley@HeatherFreeman.com   Park Hyatt Washington Taps New Culinary Team for Blue Duck Tavern Washington, D.C. (September 17, 2014) – Park Hyatt Washington General Manager Andrew Davidson is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan LaRoche as executive chef of the...
September 15, 2014
Press Release | Contact: Linda Roth Associates, Inc.  Anthony Hesselius (703) 471-2703, Ashley Abed (703) 417-2705  Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington Joins Small Businesses Enrolling in Health Coverage through DC Health Link​ Washington, D.C. (September 15, 2014)—Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) has purchased health insurance for its employees...
September 9, 2014
Press Release | GAITHERSBURG, MD – September 9th, 2014 – Great American Restaurants are opening their newest restaurant in Gaithersburg, MD. Coastal Flats will be a part of the Downtown Crown development and will be open for lunch and dinner. Doors open at 4pm September 9th.  Coastal Flats is a casual seafood house. The “buzz” is 1950’s coastal Florida inspired…with...
September 9, 2014 to September 14, 2014
AT&T Nation's Football Classic
Press Release | Washington, DC - Events DC and the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington, along with its members, are proud to celebrate the tradition of the college football experience and honor the heritage and excellence of Historically Black Colleges and Universities during the 4th annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic® weekend from Sept. 11-14, 2014. The football game features...
July 1, 2014
Press Release | Washington, DC (July 1, 2014) – Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week returns Monday, August 11 through Sunday, August 17 during which more than 200 restaurants in DC, Maryland and Virginia will offer prix-fixe lunches and dinners for $20.14 and $35.14 respectively. The promotion encourages regional diners and tourists to dine out and eat up and to discover new dining experiences, in...
June 26, 2014
Sustainability=DC
Press Release | (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – In a ceremony tonight at the residence of H.E. Peter Taksoe-Jensen, the Danish Ambassador to the United States, Mayor Vincent C. Gray honored 10 individuals, businesses, civic organizations, and embassies for demonstrating outstanding achievements and leadership in sustainable practices. Two of these prestigious awards honored RAMW members...
June 23, 2014
Press Release | Washington, DC (June 22, 2014)—Top foodservice industry professionals and their fans gathered tonight at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for the 32nd Annual RAMMY Awards as Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) announced winners in 20 award categories. To keep up with metropolitan Washington’s quickly evolving dining scene, new this year were seven award...
May 12, 2014
The 2014 RAMMY Awards
Press Release | Washington, DC (May 12, 2014)—On May 8, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) brought together over 80 leaders from the region’s foodservice and business communities for a conversation about the state of the industry in the nation’s capital. The discussion, moderated by Bret Thorn, Senior Food Editor of Nation’s Restaurant News, offered insights into...
May 7, 2014
Ted's BULLETIN
Press Release | Gaithersburg, MD [May 7, 2014] — matchboxfoodgroup is excited to announce its latest expansion plan with a fifth location of Ted’s BULLETIN. The new Ted’s will be the first in Maryland, located in the Crown Farm development a short distance from the Shady Grove Metro station, east of the intersection of Washington National Pike (Rt 270) and Sam Eig Highway (Rt 370). The newest...
April 30, 2014
Foodem
Press Release | Baltimore, MD -  April 30, 2014 - Foodem, an innovative B2B online food procurement marketplace and business intelligence solution for the $650 billion U.S. wholesale food distribution industry, and the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW), are pleased to announce the establishment of their new strategic partnership. Launched in late 2013, Foodem facilitates relationships,...
April 22, 2014
Press Release | Former RAMW president, Lynne Breaux, to be honored at annual RAMMY Awards Gala Washington, DC (April 22, 2014) - This year’s Duke Zeibert Capital Achievement Award will be presented to former RAMW president, Lynne Breaux. The award, named in honor of legendary Washington restaurateur Duke Zeibert, and presented annually at the RAMMY Awards Gala, recognizes an individual whose hard work and...
March 28, 2014
Press Release | (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Four ABC licenses will be available for application in Georgetown next month, including one for a tavern and three for restaurants. The Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) will begin accepting applications for the licenses at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 10. The tavern license is only available to an existing restaurant located in the ...
March 25, 2014
Press Release | Zengo Debuts Its “Test Kitchen: Thailand to Cuba” Series Washington, D.C.— Acclaimed Chef Richard Sandoval’s colorful Latin-Asian inspired restaurant, Zengo, located at 781 7th Street, NW, 20001, is pleased to introduce its seventh “Test Kitchen” series this April.  Every few months Sandoval and his culinary team at Zengo research and...
March 21, 2014
Press Release | DC’s favorite place for regional hot dogs now delivers! Starting this week, guests can enjoy DC-3 (423 8th Street, SE) hot dogs and sides from the comfort of home, or without leaving the office. Between 11am - 2pm and 4pm-9pm, guest can place an order over the phone, using their credit card, and simply sit back and wait for the hot dogs to arrive. DC-3 will deliver...
March 11, 2014
Press Release | Washington, DC (March 11, 2014) – Hill Country Barbecue Market Washington, D.C. is pleased to announce the return of Hill Country’s Backyard Barbecue, a unique branded outdoor experience featuring Hill Country’s award-winning Texas-style barbecue, ice-cold Shiner beers, and live music on the spacious and picturesque West Lawn of the National Building...

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