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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...
January 30, 2019
News | WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Preparations are underway for the 20th annual St. Jude Gourmet Gala at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the National Building Museum. Since its inception, the tasting event has raised about $7 million for children fighting cancer and other life-threatening diseases at St. Jude Children's Research...
January 20, 2019
News | Almost 200 Restaurants to Continue Prix Fixe Menus through January 27 Washington, DC (January 20, 2019) — Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) today announced that for the first time in the 18 years of its biannual Restaurant Week promotion, it will officially extend Winter Restaurant Week through Sunday, January 27. The promotion has been extended to give diners in...
January 18, 2019
News | Apply Today for Scholarships and Grants in Culinary Arts, Restaurant Management and Hospitality Washington, DC  (Restaurant News Release)  Starting today, students, military servicemen and women, foodservice educators and more can apply for scholarships and grants to pursue jobs and careers in the restaurant, foodservice and hospitality industry. Each year, the National...
January 18, 2019
News | The Source by Wolfgang Puck will ring in Chinese New Year on Tuesday, February 5th with a restaurant takeover featuring a night of duck and dumplings from some of the city’s top chefs in honor of the Year of the Pig. The upstairs dining room will feature a bar pouring Rhône wines, live chef action stations with different presentations of duck, and...
January 17, 2019
News | A Decade-Long Partnership Reinforces Both Events DC and Aramark's Commitment to Raising the Level of Forward-Thinking Hospitality Services Provided in Washington, DC WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, Events DC today announced the selection of Aramark as the new exclusive food and beverage...
January 16, 2019
News | Economic shocks are felt throughout the region as the government holds back pay for contractors and nearly 150,000 federal workers. WASHINGTON, DC — The federal government shutdown, now the longest in our nation’s history, is putting unsustainable financial strain on contractors and the households of nearly 150,000 federal workers in the region, as well as the local businesses...
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
News | The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation(NRAEF) sponsored the 15th Annual Capital Food Fight, hosted by DC Central Kitchen (DCCK), the nation’s first and leading community kitchen and partner of the Foundation’s Restaurant Ready job skills program. The NRAEF’s sponsorship funded a scholarship for a DCCK graduate to continue his or her culinary...
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 24, 2018
News | New Fall Cocktail Menu Brings Artful Classics Made with Sustainable Ingredients to Dupont Circle Bar Scene WASHINGTON, DC – Urbana, the modern Italian restaurant and bar located in the heart of Dupont Circle, is proud to announce the addition of Lauren Mathews as lead bartender. Mathews joins Urbana from The Commoner at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh, bringing over seven...
October 23, 2018
News | Roofers Union, Jug & Table Introduce Fall Flavors to Dinner and Wine Menus Guests Can Pair ‘Fall of Rhône’ Wines with Dishes Starring Seasonal Ingredients Washington, DC – Adams Morgan gathering places and sister restaurants Roofers Union and Jug & Table (2446 18th Street NW; 202-232-7663) today announced new culinary and wine menus...

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