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February 21, 2018
News | JBF Editors - James Beard Foundation  February 21, 2018 Original article The James Beard Foundation is thrilled to announce José Andrés, multiple James Beard Award–winning chef, owner of ThinkFoodGroup, food and anti-hunger advocate, and founder of World Central Kitchen as the recipient of its 2018 Humanitarian of the Year award. Andrés...
February 19, 2018
News | There’s two bars, scenic views, and Asian-themed dishes by Rebecca Gale  Feb 19, 2018, 4:20pm EST | Eater DC The new two-story Circa scheduled to debut on Wednesday, February 21 in Chinatown is the homegrown chain’s biggest location to date. Parent company Metropolitan Hospitality Group shut down the flagship Circa in Dupont Circleat the end of last year, but continues...
September 16, 2020
Press Release | State-of-the-Art Production Studio Unveiled Inside the Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington, DC – September 16, 2020 – Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for DC, announced today the launch of GATHER by Events DC (GATHER), a new virtual platform designed to innovatively bring the local community, clients, and partners together. GATHER is a virtual...
May 7, 2019
Press Release | Specials announced at the region’s top beer restaurants for the week of May 20 Washington, DC (May 7, 2019)—Finalists for the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) 2019 RAMMY Award for Beer Program of the Year have exciting events and promotions planned for the week following SAVOR. From Monday, May 20, through Friday, May 24, the region’s top beer programs will...
January 20, 2019
Press Release | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                     Contact: Joanna Heaney Linda Roth Associates, Inc.           ...
December 22, 2018
News | Dear Members, As you all are aware, the government of the United States shutdown at midnight due to lapse in appropriation. Below please find communication shared by Destination DC regarding the shutdown and messaging for the #DCisOpen campaign. RAMW will send updated information as it is available and our social media platforms will share messaging to let consumers know that restaurants, in...
May 1, 2018
News |  MOVIN' YOUR BUSINESS FORWARD: START, GROW AND PROSPER The 3rd Annual POWERUP DC National Small Business Week Forum is designed to provide small businesses and non-profits with information, tools, resources, and services to support their startup and growth into prospering enterprises. The forum will focus specifically on one of the greatest needs of entrepreneurs, access to...
February 27, 2018
News | Winning Paella and Crab Cake Dishes to Have Pop-Up Appearances on Radiator Menu WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 27, 2018) – ABC’s daytime, Emmy Award-winning show, “The Chew,” hosted a nationwide cooking competition to find the ‘Best Chef on the Block’ the week of February 19th. After winning the Washington, D.C. battle last month, Radiator...
February 22, 2018
Press Release | House Bill 518 supports the State’s breweries by lifting outdated restrictions on selling and purchasing craft beer ROCKVILLE, Md., February 22, 2018—The Montgomery County Council sent a letter to the chair of the Economic Matters Committee, Delegate Dereck E. Davis, in unanimous support of Maryland House Bill (HB) 518, the Reform on Tap Act. HB 518 would lift restrictions on...
February 20, 2018
News | By Rebecca Cooper - Senior Staff Reporter, Washington Business Journal At the beginning, Wasabi Sushi founder Bo Davis was just looking for a way to streamline the accounting at his own restaurants, a chain of conveyor-belt sushi spots. But when fellow restaurateur Roy Phillips came in and saw his system, which included hiring a cadre of workers in India to process invoices, they got an idea for...
February 15, 2018
News | All class A wholesalers, class A manufacturers, and class A off-premises retailers (liquor stores) in the District are due to renew alcohol licenses by: Monday, April 2, 2018.   Renewed licenses will expire in three years. Licensees that wish to renew their licenses should ensure they complete the following. Update Your Contact Info Licensees that need to update a new...
February 15, 2018
News | New Research Shows Restaurants are Hungry for Tech without the Headache   (Washington, D.C.) Today, the National Restaurant Association released new research focusing on technology in the restaurant industry. In "Mapping the Restaurant Technology Landscape," the Association set out to explore current technology adoption in restaurants, plans for future adoption, and restaurant...
February 15, 2018
News | Learn How to Get an ABC License for Your New Business Looking to get an ABC License for your new business in the District? Check out ABRA's video to learn more about the process.
February 15, 2018
News | FOLLOW THESE SUGGESTIONS TO MINIMIZE WATER USE AND IMPROVE THE BOTTOM LINE AT YOUR RESTAURANT. FSR Magazine | By Wade Winters | February 2018 | Expert Insights According to the EPA, water used in restaurants/foodservice account for about 15 percent of the total water used in all commercial and institutional facilities in the U.S.  Here is a breakdown of the usage by area: 52...
February 15, 2018
News | 2018 James Beard Foundation Awards Restaurant and Chef Semifinalists Announced Congratulations to all the James Beard Foundation semifinalists in the 2018 Restaurant and Chef Awards - this being the "long list" before the list is winnowed down to the official finalists. On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, the Foundation will announce the final nominees for all Award categories...

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