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February 4, 2014
Press Release | Washington, DC (February 4, 2014)—Café Dupont welcomes the start of a new year with a reinvigorated winter menu. Executive Chef David Fritsche has combined global flavors with classic technique to craft a decadent seasonal menu sure to keep guests warm during the remaining cold months ahead.  Appetizers include fresh smoked salmon accompanied by a...
January 27, 2014
Press Release | Washington, DC (January 27, 2014)—Nominations for the 2014 RAMMY Awards will close at midnight, the evening of Wednesday, January 29.  Members of the public are encouraged to nominate their favorite chefs, foodservice operators, local food & beverage products, and professionals for consideration in the region’s premier industry awards program.  To nominate an...
January 2, 2014
Press Release | Washington, DC (January 2, 2014) —Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) is pleased to announce that nominations for the 2014 RAMMY Awards will open tomorrow, Friday, January 3 and will be accepted through Wednesday, January 29. The annual RAMMY Awards Gala is the signature annual fundraiser for RAMW recognizing the best and brightest in the area’s vibrant restaurant...
December 19, 2013
Press Release | Washington, DC [December 19, 2013]—Today, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) announced it has selected the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to host the 2014 RAMMY Awards Gala on Sunday, June 22.  The new venue reflects the continued growth of the annual event celebrating the best in the area’s outstanding foodservice industry.  The Convention Center...
December 4, 2013
Press Release | In 2014, dining around the nation’s capital will make a return to the past with an innovative, contemporary spin.  Key food trends surfacing as 2013 comes to a close, include regionally-inspired meals from the city’s top toques, innovative vegetarian and gluten-free offerings, and new protein-focused compositions.  Linda Roth Associates, Inc. predicts these and other dining...
October 29, 2013
Press Release | Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) October 29, 2013   Streetsense, a multidisciplinary firm specializing in retail, restaurant, hospitality, and real estate solutions, announced today that it has acquired two firms – Food Culture of Miami, Florida and Financial Foods of Bethesda, Maryland – to create a new line of concept development and operational consultancy services for restaurant...
March 20, 2013
Press Release | The “Oscars of DC Restaurants” Names Finalists for Annual Restaurant AwardsWASHINGTON, DC (March 19, 2013) – Hundreds of the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area’s top restaurateurs, chefs and key restaurant industry players gathered tonight as the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) announced the nominees for its annual RAMMY Awards. This evening’s...
February 14, 2013
Press Release | Chef Joel Hatton takes the reigns, re-­launches brunch this Sunday  Washington, DC (February 13, 2013)- 1905 Bistro & Bar is pleased to officially announce that Chef Joel Hatton – formerly of Shaw’s Tavern & Leopold’s Café in DC – hastaken over the back of house duties as Executive Chef. Since joining the team at the end of January, the South...
February 14, 2013
Press Release | Chef Joel Hatton takes the reigns, re-­launches brunch this Sunday  Washington, DC (February 13, 2013) - 1905 Bistro & Bar is pleased to officially announce that Chef Joel Hatton – formerly of Shaw’s Tavern & Leopold’s Café in DC – has taken over the back of house duties as Executive Chef. Since joining the team at the end of January, the South...
February 6, 2013
Press Release | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWashington, DC (February 6, 2013) – Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) is pleased to announce its new partnership with CultureCapital.com, the Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington's online arts and culture website.As visitors to CultureCapital.com discover performances and events, neighboring restaurants will also be displayed allowing the visitor...
January 29, 2013
Press Release | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWashington, DC (January 29, 2013) - During a gathering of its members, its board of directors and local media at Fujimar Restaurant and Lima Lounge in Downtown DC, the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) yesterday unveiled the theme for the 2013 RAMMY Awards: Restaurants in Bloom. Keeping with tradition, this year’s RAMMY Awards celebrate the culinary...
January 18, 2013
Press Release | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWashington, DC (January 17, 2013) - The fortunes of District ABC licensees have changed. Mayor Vincent Gray two days ago signed into law the Omnibus Alcoholic Beverage Act of 2012, signaling a departure from burdensome restriction on small business and the diminishing power of obstreperous “Gangs of Five.” All provisions of the new law will take effect immediately...
November 8, 2012
Press Release | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC (November 9, 2012) - Former director of DC Motion Picture and TV Development Kathy Hollinger has accepted the position as the new president of Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW). Hollinger, who assumes the presidency on December 15, 2012, succeeds Lynne Breaux, who announced in July that she would not be renewing her contract.“We are...
June 26, 2012
Press Release | Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington Announces Educated Eats Scholarship AwardsWashington, DC (June 27, 2012) – Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2012 Educated Eats Scholarship Awards. The following individuals have shown considerable interest in and commitment to the restaurant industry, and will pursue their culinary...
June 24, 2012
Press Release | Fiola named Best New Restaurant, Rasika’s Vikram Sunderam wins coveted Chef of the Year award, and Mitsitam Native Foods Café wins first-ever Casual Restaurant RAMMY (Washington, DC – June 24, 2012)  More than 1,500 guests gathered tonight at the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s (RAMW) highly anticipated annual RAMMY Awards gala to celebrate the...

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