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Maple Leaf Farms at The 2022 RAMMYS

August 18, 2022
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. "We were thrilled to sponsor this year's RAMMYS," said Territory Sales Representative Alli Zito. "Maple Leaf Farms supplied duck legs for the Cajun station, duck breast for salads at the steakhouse station, duck wings for the street food station, and duck bacon wontons and...

The 40th Annual RAMMY Awards Return on July 24, 2022

January 27, 2022
Nominations now open for region’s largest foodservice industry awards in milestone year Washington, DC (January 27, 2022) — Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) announced today that the 40th Annual RAMMY Awards will return to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center as an in-person event on Sunday, July 24, 2022. The awards return to honor excellence in long standing categories that range from individual professional honors to accolades celebrating culinary concepts and service. ​​Over this milestone year for the association, restaurants have faced relentless...Read more

2014 RAMMYS Beer Program of the Year Finalists Shine May 8

April 25, 2014
The 2014 RAMMY Awards
Beer Nominees Hold In-House Promotions Thursday, May 8 Washington, DC (April 24, 2014) — Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) has exciting special events planned for the 2014 RAMMY Awards Beer Program of the Year finalists. On Thursday, May 8, Beer Program of the Year finalists will showcase their outstanding beer program through in-house promotions, reaffirming why they deserve to win one of the region’s premier industry accolades – a RAMMY. Guests are encouraged to come out and support their favorite watering hole. Birch & Barley / ChurchKey 1337 14th...Read more

2014 RAMMYS Public Voting Closes Sunday

April 24, 2014
The 2014 RAMMY Awards
Last Chance for Public to Select Winners in Four Awards Categories Washington, DC (April 23, 2014) — Public voting for the 2014 RAMMY Awards will close at midnight, the evening of Sunday, April 27 . Members of the public are encouraged to vote for their Favorite Gathering Place , Upscale Brunch , Everyday Casual Brunch and Favorite Fast Bites finalists for the region’s premier industry awards program. Voting for these four categories can be cast online at or . The finalists for Favorite Gathering Place of the Year: Bar Pilar Bistrot Du...Read more

RAMW Announces 2014 Duke Zeibert Capital Achievement Award Recipient

April 22, 2014
Former RAMW president, Lynne Breaux, to be honored at annual RAMMY Awards Gala Washington, DC (April 22, 2014) - This year’s Duke Zeibert Capital Achievement Award will be presented to former RAMW president, Lynne Breaux . The award, named in honor of legendary Washington restaurateur Duke Zeibert, and presented annually at the RAMMY Awards Gala , recognizes an individual whose hard work and outstanding initiative has increased the profile and success of the Metropolitan Washington restaurant community. This year’s award recipient will be formally announced at The Carnegie Library...Read more

Rock the Vote with Yelp and Help Your Favorite Gathering Place Win a RAMMY Award

April 9, 2014
To Do Tomorrow: Rock the Vote with Yelp and Help Your Favorite Gathering Place Win a RAMMY Award Join the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington and Yelp on Thursday, April 10 for a night of events showcasing participating finalists for the 2014 RAMMYS “Favorite Gathering Place of the Year!” Yelp Community Managers will be onsite at each of the participating finalist's location to help get out the vote and to distribute awesome Yelp swag. Check out the finalists and the specials below and get out the vote! Vote for your Favorite Gathering Place of the Year, and other...

Kicking Off RAMMYS Season at POWERHOUSE

January 29, 2014
On Monday, January 27 more than 200 restaurant industry professionals, friends and media gathered at POWERHOUSE in Georgetown to officially kick-off the 2014 RAMMY Awards season. Flanked by The Tommy Show stars, Tommy McFLY and Kelly Collis , RAMW President Kathy Hollinge r set the stage for Metropolitan Washington's annual restaurant industry award show and gala, which will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Sunday, June 22, 2014. The RAMMYS are a truly legendary event and a one we look forward to every year when we get to congratulate the very deserving and...