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July 15, 2010
Press Release | PRESS RELEASEMaria Puletti, (703) 979-8200 or pulettim@comcast.net                          The Portofino Restaurant celebrates 40 years in ArlingtonThe Portofino Restaurant will celebrate 40 years in Arlington in August, 2010. The  Portofino Restaurant is a family owned...
June 24, 2010
Press Release | RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON SELECTS HEARTLAND PAYMENT SYSTEMS® AS EXCLUSIVE ENDORSED PROVIDER OF PAYMENT SOLUTIONSWashington DC-area restaurateurs to benefit from industry-leading payment technologiesPRINCETON, NJ — June 23, 2010 — Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE: HPY), one of the nation’s largest payments processors, has been named the Restaurant...
June 11, 2010
Press Release | MEDIA CONTACTS:Dusty Lockhart, Three Lockharts Communications, 202- 664-9881, dusty@threelockhartspr.comBetsy Allman, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington, 202.331.5990, betsy@ramw.org WINNERSANNOUNCED AT THE 2010 RAMMY AWARD GALA HOSTED BY THE RESTAURANTASSOCIATION METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON Scott Drewno wins coveted Chef of the Year award, 2941honored as Fine Dining Restaurant...
March 12, 2010
Press Release | March 1, 2010                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Cynthia Williams, Senior Vice President            BB&T Corporate Communications(336) 733-1478                BB&T sweeps...
February 26, 2010
Press Release | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, February 26, 2010CONTACT:  Sue Hensley (202) 331-5964 shensley@restaurant.org or Maureen Ryan (202) 331-5939 mryan@restaurant.org National Restaurant Association on Twitter and Facebook.Senate Passage of Travel Promotion Act A Major Victory for Hospitality Industry                  ...
February 23, 2010
Press Release | February 22, 2010Contact: Annika Stensson (202) 973-3677, Mike Donohue (202) 331-5902(Washington, D.C) Several restaurant industry executives have been appointed to a major U.S. tourism council, and their presence on the advisory board reaffirms the important role the restaurant industry plays in the travel and tourism industry, the National Restaurant Association announced today.The 2010-2011...
February 5, 2010
Press Release |   FINAL - FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION For Centerplate:Mia Herron Mia@NeighborAgency.com 310.464.0894 ForWashingtonConvention and Sports Authority:Chinyere Hubbardchubbard@wcsa.com202.439.5133 Centerplate’sMaster Chef Philippe Chin, Executive Chef of the Walter E. WashingtonConvention Center, and company’s Culinary Leadership Team to Host Event for theJames...
January 18, 2010
Press Release | WASHINGTON, DC RESTAURANT WEEK: Many Participating Restaurants Extend Promotion (Washington, DC)…Over 200 restaurants across the DC Metropolitan areaare taking reservations for the 2010 Winter Restaurant Week, Jan.11-17. During the bi-annual promotion, participating restaurants offerthree-course, fixed-price lunch and dinner menus priced at $20.10(lunch) and $35.10 (dinner). The...
January 5, 2010
Press Release | DCRA and ABRA Sign a Memorandum of Agreement  Someimportant and helpful changes agreed to by ABRA and DCRA in amemorandum of understanding that relate to the certificate of occupancyprocess that will take effect on Monday, January 4, 2010.Washington, DC - Tbe Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs(DCRA) and the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) havesigned a...
September 14, 2009
Press Release | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                     September14, 2009   CONTACT:  Annika Stensson (202) 973-3677 astensson@restaurant.org                           MaureenRyan (202)331-5939   ...
August 25, 2009
Press Release | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDC’s Willard InterContinental Wins Condé Nast Traveler 2009 World Saver Award  Contact: Barbara BahnyTel. 202-637-7309, barbara.bahny@ihg.com Washington DC, August 25, 2009 -- Condé Nast Traveler announced the winners of the magazine‘s third annual World Savers Awards, naming Washington DC’s Willard InterContinental overall winner in the...
July 27, 2009
Press Release | For Immediate Release:July 27, 2009Contact: Rebecca Pawlowski, Destination DC            Tel: (202) 789-7099, Email: rebecca.pawlowski@destinationdc.com Contact: Betsy Allman or Ishi Patterson, Restaurant Association Metropolitan WashingtonTel: (202) 331-5990, Email: rw@ramw.org              ...
July 23, 2009
Press Release | Willard InterContinental Hotel Releases 2008 Sustainability ReportFurther Advancing GSTC Reporting Washington DC, July 22, 2009 -- Washington DC's Willard InterContinental Hotel, a leader in Sustainable Hospitality, has this week released its second Sustainability Report for 2008. The new report follows the Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria (GSTC) the new internationally recognized...
July 17, 2009
Press Release | The DC Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration has released the "2009 Extended Hour Calendar" (Calendar), for the remaining dates in 2009 that on-premises licensees may remain open one extra hour and sell and serve alcoholic beverages. Specifically, pursuant to D.C. Law 17-361, the "Alcoholic Beverage Enforcement Amendment Act of 2008," effective March 25, 2009, on-...
June 30, 2009
Press Release | ***PRESS RELEASE***Contact: Emily Durso, President, HAWDC(202) 289-8739                      Tiffany Godbout, ExecutiveDirector, WHF                                   ...

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