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September 23, 2014 to October 15, 2014
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Press Release | Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House Opens at CityCenterDC, Bringing a World Class Restaurant and Bold Flavors to the Area SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Sept. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:DFRG) is pleased to announce the opening of its award-winning Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House at CityCenterDC. The restaurant opened with a...
September 19, 2014 to October 3, 2014
News | RAMW recently endorsed Restaurateur Khalid Pitts for the DC Council At-Large Election in November. RAMW is excited for the first time to be able to support one of its own as he seeks the City Council seat vacated by Mayoral Candidate David Catania. RAMW endorsed Khalid because he is a successful restaurant owner who knows what it takes to own and operate a small business.  What...
September 18, 2014
News | Chef Richard Sandoval Honored at Celebrity Chef Tasting Dinner for Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) Washington, D.C. Region Funding Scholarships and Programs for At-Risk Youth --C-CAP celebrates 25 years of transforming lives through the culinary arts-- Washington, D.C. -- Chef Richard Sandoval was honored at the Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP)...
September 18, 2014
Press Release | Contact: Heather Freeman (800) 987-9806  Heather@HeatherFreeman.com Lindley Thornburg (703) 593-5503  Lindley@HeatherFreeman.com   Park Hyatt Washington Taps New Culinary Team for Blue Duck Tavern Washington, D.C. (September 17, 2014) – Park Hyatt Washington General Manager Andrew Davidson is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan LaRoche as executive chef of the...
September 15, 2014
Press Release | Contact: Linda Roth Associates, Inc.  Anthony Hesselius (703) 471-2703, Ashley Abed (703) 417-2705  Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington Joins Small Businesses Enrolling in Health Coverage through DC Health Link​ Washington, D.C. (September 15, 2014)—Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) has purchased health insurance for its employees...
September 9, 2014
Press Release | GAITHERSBURG, MD – September 9th, 2014 – Great American Restaurants are opening their newest restaurant in Gaithersburg, MD. Coastal Flats will be a part of the Downtown Crown development and will be open for lunch and dinner. Doors open at 4pm September 9th.  Coastal Flats is a casual seafood house. The “buzz” is 1950’s coastal Florida inspired…with...
September 9, 2014 to September 14, 2014
AT&T Nation's Football Classic
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 4th annual AT&T Nation’s Football Classic® weekend from Sept. 11-14, 2014. The football game features...
August 21, 2014
Legislation | The Fair Criminal Record Screening Amendment Act of 2014 (also known as "Ban the Box") restricts when an employer is able to ask an applicant about his criminal history.  The law is currently enforceable, and it is important that you are in full compliance. If your job applications still have a check box asking if the applicant has a criminal history, remove...
July 1, 2014
Press Release | Washington, DC (July 1, 2014) – Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week returns Monday, August 11 through Sunday, August 17 during which more than 200 restaurants in DC, Maryland and Virginia will offer prix-fixe lunches and dinners for $20.14 and $35.14 respectively. The promotion encourages regional diners and tourists to dine out and eat up and to discover new dining experiences, in...
June 26, 2014
Sustainability=DC
Press Release | (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – In a ceremony tonight at the residence of H.E. Peter Taksoe-Jensen, the Danish Ambassador to the United States, Mayor Vincent C. Gray honored 10 individuals, businesses, civic organizations, and embassies for demonstrating outstanding achievements and leadership in sustainable practices. Two of these prestigious awards honored RAMW members...
June 23, 2014
Press Release | Washington, DC (June 22, 2014)—Top foodservice industry professionals and their fans gathered tonight at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for the 32nd Annual RAMMY Awards as Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) announced winners in 20 award categories. To keep up with metropolitan Washington’s quickly evolving dining scene, new this year were seven award...
June 3, 2014
News | Daikaya, the popular izakaya & ramen shop, owned by Partners Daisuke Utagawa, Yama Jewayni and Executive Chef/Partner Katsuya Fukushima, is excited to add to the lineup two cold noodle ramen dishes for summer. These dishes will be available exclusively at the 40-seat ramen shop starting late June; in addition to their already popular flavors: spicy miso, miso, shio (salt), shoyu (soy)...
June 2, 2014
Bar Dupont
News | Bar Dupont at The Dupont Circle Hotel has launched Dupont Live!, a weekly concert series held every Tuesday from 7-9:30pm on the bar’s popular outdoor patio. Beginning June 3, Dupont Live! will feature a different contemporary artist each week on the patio lounge overlooking historic Dupont Circle. Talented musical acts lined up for June include rock...
May 30, 2014
The Daily Dish, a Restaurant and Catering Company
News | Silver Spring restaurant and catering company, The Daily Dish, has been awarded the Maryland Chamber of Commerce’s Maryland Breakthrough Award, which honors Maryland businesses for breakthrough performance, innovation and growth. Chef/owner Jerry Hollinger and his business partner Zena Polin accepted the award at a ceremony on Thursday, May 29th at the Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, MD....
May 22, 2014
The 2014 RAMMY Awards
News | Washington, DC (May 22, 2014)—On Thursday, May 29, the 2014 RAMMY nominated Wine Program of the Year finalists will host exciting events to showcase their outstanding wine programs. This year’s anonymous panel of judges chose Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) members 2941 Restaurant, The Curious Grape, Estadio, Restaurant Eve and Ripple as the best of the best,...

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