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DC Cocktail Week 2022 Registration Now Open!  
The days of tipping in DC are likely numbered, or at a minimum about to seriously change. Initiative 82  will pass into law and fundamentally transform the compensation model for tens of thousands of workers in the restaurant industry.
Named for a lifelong educator and chef who played a pivotal role in founding the education foundation, Educated Eats awards the Frans Hagen Scholarship, of up to $5,000, to individuals who are exploring a career in food service and those who demonstrate an interest in continuing education in the restaurant industry.
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Do no harm is a basic tenet of medicine.  Although the goal is always to treat disease and alleviate suffering, a physician must always try to protect the patient from any further injury.  Likewise in the food service industry.  Restaurants want to create and deliver enjoyable experiences to their customers.  That’s why they’re in business.  But, just as with healthcare, they also need to protect their customers from foodborne illnesses. Simply put, they need to safeguard the customer, the staff, and the brand.
All information below is posted as shared through the 09.12.22 edition of ABRA's Last Cal Newsletter:
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Maple Leaf Farms was a proud sponsor of the 2022 RAMMY Awards Gala, which honors the accomplishments of the restaurant industry in the greater Washington, DC region. Presented by the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW), the awards gala is the organization's largest annual fundraiser.  
Information provided by RAMW Industry Partner, CPA Eats. 
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Washington, DC – Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW), the premier association representing restaurants and the foodservice industry in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area announced that its long-serving President and CEO, Kathy Hollinger, has accepted a new role as the CEO of the Greater Washington Partnership beginning October 3rd. 
You may have already heard the news that I am leaving RAMW, a decision that I gave immense thought in making. RAMW, and all of you, have been my family, community and my dedicated focus for 10 long and meaningful years. I will be here to support the next steps through the coming months, and I will continue to support you every step of the way as a new President and CEO is onboarded. I assure you that RAMW is stronger than ever and here for you. 
Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington Announces 2022 RAMMY Awards Winner 40th annual awards celebrates legacy and excellence in the region’s food industry