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January 28, 2016
Press Release | 34th Annual Gala Returns to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center June 12   Washington, DC (January 28, 2016)—Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) is excited to announce that tickets are now on sale for The 34th Annual RAMMY Awards, which will return to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Sunday, June 12, 2016.   “For the third year, we...
January 27, 2016
Press Release | Debuts Traditional Turkish-style Meyhane in April Regional Foods and Wines Highlighted  Washington, DC - (January 14, 2016) – To further introduce Washingtonians to the delights of Turkish cuisine and culture, Ankara introduces their new Crossroads Dinner Series focused on the intersection of food, wine and decades old traditions enjoyed throughout the region. The...
January 27, 2016
Press Release | James Beard award winning chef’s famed Italian restaurant to open in Mt. Vernon Square’s City Vista in late winter WASHINGTON, January 27, 2016 –Award-winning chef Michael Schlow, owner and operator of TICO on DC’s 14th Street corridor, and The Riggsby in the Carlyle Hotel in Dupont Circle, will soon bring his popular Italian restaurant, Alta Strada to Mt. Vernon...
January 12, 2016
Press Release | DOZENS OF CELEBRATED CHEFS, COOKBOOK AUTHORS, ARTISANS & MIXOLOGISTS UNITE TO RAISE FUNDS & AWARENESS FOR TWO DC-BASED CHARITIES ORGANIZATIONS – DC CENTRAL KITCHEN & MARTHA’S TABLE Saturday, January 23rd (Sips) & Sunday, January 24th, 2016 (Suppers) (WASHINGTON DC) – 2016 has arrived, and locals and visitors alike are invited to kick off the New Year in a...
December 31, 2015
Press Release | (WASHINGTON, DC) December 30, 2015 – Starting January 1, 2016, District businesses and organizations that serve food will no longer be able to use containers or other food service products made of expanded polystyrene, commonly known as foam or Styrofoam™. Passed by the DC Council in June 2014, the ban will reduce trash pollution in the District’s waterways. Foam litter is...
December 21, 2015
Press Release | WASHINGTON, DC (December 1, 2015) – On Thursday, December 31st Poste and Stella Artois will host a New Year’s Eve Winter Wonderland on the restaurant’s popular outdoor patio. Poste will be transformed into a polar palace where you can relax next to ice sculptures and grab a drink from the double ice luge.  Stay toasty near heaters and fire pits while listening to DJ Lu-Han...
December 15, 2015
Press Release | (WASHINGTON, DC) December 15, 2015 – In a ceremony last night at the residence of Danish Ambassador Lars Gert Lose, Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) Director, Tommy Wells presented the 2015 District Sustainability Awards to recognize outstanding achievements and leadership in sustainability. The honorees support the goals of the District’s sustainability plan, Sustainable...
December 9, 2015
Press Release |     First-of-its-kind App Offers Table-Side Ordering, Carryout, Delivery and Easy Pay Options   Washington, D.C., December 8, 2015 – A Washington, D.C., startup company, eleattm, today launched a first-of-its kind mobile dining app designed to transform the dining experience by giving customers and restaurants more control, choice and convenience. The eleat app gives...
November 24, 2015
Press Release | (WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser, At-Large Councilmember Vincent Orange, and Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans joined Events DC – the convention and sports authority for the District – to announce six new retail and restaurant tenants that will soon occupy spaces that have been vacant for years at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. These businesses will...
October 30, 2015
News | Why D.C. Health Link says tech changes will transform enrollment season Oct 30, 2015, 5:00am EDT   by Tina Reed - Staff Reporter   Washington Business Journal   Small business owners and individuals trying to purchase health insurance through the District's state-based exchange should have a much easier time this enrollment season, D.C...
October 25, 2015
News | Some content below provided by Heartland Payment Systems a RAMW Endorsed Provider. The Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) third open enrollment is underway and there are even more changes to the law this year. The stakes are higher for everyone involved in 2016. From new, complicated tax forms to increased penalties for noncompliance, the confusion and sense of urgency mounts for business...
October 22, 2015
Press Release | MCLEAN, VA - On Sunday, November 1, 2015, the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation will host its inaugural Celebrate Every Breath Gala: A Grand Chefs Event Presented by CIM Group at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner in McLean, VA. This new and exciting gala promises to be an elegant evening of culinary creativity, interactive dining, aromatic wines and...
September 30, 2015
News | Restaurants and the foodservice industry in the DC Metropolitan region are major drivers of business growth. Restaurants account for nearly 60,000 jobs just in DC and the industry brings in over $2.6 billion in spending to the District. Still, restaurant owners and operators face a delicate battle to maintain a sustainable bottom line and continue to create and maintain jobs.   Learn...
September 16, 2015
News |   According to U.S. Census Bureau Report, Uninsured Rates Drop in All 50 States and the District of Columbia By Tamara Kramer September 16th, 2015 New 2014 health insurance numbers released today from the U.S. Census Bureau show decreases in the rate of the uninsured in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. These numbers, which cover calendar year 2013 and calendar year 2014...
September 10, 2015
Press Release | Washington, DC - Events DC and the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington along with its members are proud to celebrate the tradition of the college football experience and honor the heritage and excellence of Historically Black Colleges and Universities during the 5th annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic® weekend from September 16-20, 2015. The football game features...

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