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April 25, 2019
Press Release | Six iconic DC dining destinations recognized for decades in business Washington, DC (April 25, 2019) — Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) today announced its 2019 Honorary Milestone RAMMY Award Recipients, each acknowledged for decades delighting local diners and visitors alike. The Bombay Club, i Ricchi, Moby Dick House of Kabob, Silver...
April 22, 2019
Press Release | Patio is Now Open; Happy Hour & Saturday Dinner Service Begins Earlier Starting April 27th WASHINGTON — APRIL 2019 — Central Michel Richard is ushering in the warmer weather on Pennsylvania Avenue with new menu offerings at brunch, lunch and dinner, as well as new hours starting April 27th for weeknight dinner service and happy hour. The 40-seat patio also recently opened...
April 1, 2019
Press Release | Acclaimed Restaurateur to be honored at the RAMMYS Capital Achievement Reception Washington, DC (April 1, 2019) — Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) today announced restaurateur Virginia Ali will be honored with the 2019 Duke Zeibert Capital Achievement Award at a reception on Monday, April 29 at 5pm. This is one of the twenty-one awards presented during the RAMMY...
March 11, 2019
Press Release | Winners in 20 regional award categories to be announced June 30 Washington, DC (March 11, 2019) — Top industry professionals gathered tonight at The Hamilton Live at The Hamilton as Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) announced finalists for the 2019 RAMMY Awards, the winners of which will be announced at a black-tie gala on Sunday, June 30. Any RAMW member who met...
March 4, 2019
Press Release | In honor of International Women’s Day, Supra, the Georgian restaurant in DC’s Shaw neighborhood, will highlight Georgian wine produced by female winemakers, as well as host a fundraising initiative benefitting N Street Village. Marked as a public holiday in the country of Georgia, International Women’s Day recognizes and remembers women and the accomplishments they have...
February 19, 2019
Press Release | Beloved DC brewery to open adjacent to Nationals Park in 2020 Washington, DC (February 19, 2019)—Atlas Brew Works (Atlas) is thrilled to announce a forthcoming second location, slated for a spring 2020 opening in Navy Yard at 1201 Half Street SE, on the street level of the West Half residential property. Atlas will become the first manufacturing brewery to have multiple locations...
January 31, 2019
Press Release | DC Brau Hosts the Fifth Annual Beer Festival Featuring Hop-Forward Offerings Local Breweries Washington, DC -- January 31, 2019 -- The beer community’s annual HopFest returns for its fifth year, hosted this year at DC Brau Brewing in Northeast DC. HopFest 2019, the only DC beer festival by local brewers, for local brewers is set to take place on Saturday, March 9th from 1pm to 5pm to...
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
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 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...

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