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National Food Safety Month is Here

August 30, 2019
Original content c/o: National Restaurant Association Learn how a food-safety management system is the foundation for controlling and minimizing your operation’s risk. Making sure your employees know and understand food safety best practices is important to the health of your customers and the health of your business. Ensuring ongoing education and adherence to a food safety plan starts with a strong food-safety management system. The 2019 National Food Safety Month theme is “Controlling Risk: The Elements of a Food Safety Management System.” The campaign kicked off Sept. 1...

DC Restaurants Help Welcome 19th Annual Library of Congress National Book Festival Attendees

August 25, 2019
RAMW member restaurants welcome book lovers with limited-time exclusive specials and promotions Washington, DC (August 25, 2019) – Events DC and Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) along with its members are excited to welcome the 19 th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center Saturday, August 31, 2019. This beloved end-of-summer event is FREE and open to the public, offering a celebration of all things books with appearances from some of today’s most powerful voices (plus some sticking around for book...

DC Brau Does DC Beer Week 2019

August 12, 2019
Highlights Include 8th Annual Crabfest at Quarterdeck & Sunset Beer Cruise on the Potomac Washington, DC (August 2019) - DC Brau is gearing up for another fun-filled DC Beer Week in the nation’s capital next month from Sunday, September 8th through Sunday, September 15th. In addition to participating in a variety of larger events throughout the week at Bluejacket, Boundary Stone and Roofer’s Union, the brewery is hosting its annual Crabfest at the Quarterdeck on Monday the 9th with a sunset beer cruise on the Potomac to kick off the final weekend on Friday, September 13th. The...Read more

Promote Your Restaurant to THOUSANDS of Walter E. Washington Convention Center Visitors This August!

July 29, 2019
Summer may be winding down, but DC still has THOUSANDS of visitors preparing to spend time in YOUR restaurant during two MAJOR citywide events coming up next month. Through our partnership with Events DC, RAMW is able to promote any exclusive discounts and special offers from our restaurant members directly to attendees and visitors in targeted marketing campaigns throughout the duration of each event to drive traffic to your business! What do I have to do? Complete the online opt-in form to tell us you want to be an "Official Dining Partner" for any and all of the upcoming events...Read more

Nominations Now Open for Restaurant Leaders in Diversity and Inclusion, Community Engagement and Hospitality

August 2, 2019
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s annual awards celebrate top restaurant leaders across the country Today, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announces the opening of nominations for their national awards highlighting the stars of the restaurant industry. The awards recognize the restaurant industry’s impact on diversity, community service and hospitality in local communities across the country. The awards include the Restaurant Neighbor Award (RNA), the Faces of Diversity Award (FOD) and the Thad and Alice Eure Ambassador...Read more

Firefly Partners with The Keegan Theatre for Legally Blonde, 8/3 - 9/1

July 24, 2019
Dupont Restaurant Supports Neighborhood Theater with 20% Discount for Ticket Holders and Serves Special Elle Woods-inspired Cocktail Flight WASHINGTON, DC (July 24, 2019) – “Bend and snap…works every time!” Beginning August 3, The Keegan Theatre will bring the character of Elle Woods to Dupont Circle with the Washington, DC premiere production of LEGALLY BLONDE . During the run of the musical, ticket holders are invited to neighboring restaurant Firefly for a 20% discount off lunch, dinner, or happy hour. The Firefly bar team will also offer a special rotating flight...Read more

Christmas in July, Beer Floats and "Mama Ruth Cooks" at Pizzeria Paradiso

July 11, 2019
Christmas in July is back again at Pizzeria Paradiso’s Old Town location this year. Stop by on July 25 th from 11:30am - 11:30pm to sample from a selection of draft Christmas beers and bring the whole family to celebrate the holiday with pizza and your very own DIY graham cracker gingerbread house for dessert. Christmas beers on tap include a Gingerbread Stout and Kentucky Christmas Morning from Hardywood, plus The Bruery’s 11 Pipers Piping and 10 Lords-a-Leaping. Pizzeria Paradiso Old Town is located at 124 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. In celebration of the new patio at...Read more

Dirty Habit Introduces Weekly Live Music Series 'Green Room at Hotel Monaco' - Beginning 8/13

July 17, 2019
Penn Quarter Restaurant Gives Washingtonians a New Tuesday Habit with Local Music Performances, Global Cuisine and Handcrafted Cocktails WASHINGTON, DC (July 17, 2019) – Dirty Habit , in collaboration with Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC is launching a first-of-its-kind public music performance series, “Green Room at Hotel Monaco,” every Tuesday from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Starting Tuesday, August 13 , Washingtonians are invited to relax after work in the deep-cushioned couches of the iconic hotel’s emerald green living room-style lobby. With musical performances from up...Read more

Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington Announces Summer Restaurant Week Participants

July 10, 2019
Cool Off This Season with Prix Fixe Menus from 250 Restaurants, Listed at Washington, D.C. (July 10, 2019) — Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) is thrilled to announce the roster of restaurants participating in Summer Restaurant Week taking place Monday, August 12 - Sunday, August 18, 2019. The biannual promotion’s website will be updated regularly with menus from each of the 250 participating restaurants in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia, as they are finalized. The site allows diners to peruse specially priced prix fixe menus and to search...Read more

Citi Open Partners with Hospitality and Culinary Trailblazers to Create A World-Class, Reimagined Fan Experience

July 8, 2019
Hospitality industry leader Levy to showcase culinary collaborations featuring iconic Chef José Andrés and other popular D.C. and national eateries as part of elevated hospitality and concessions offerings Award-winning food lineup includes Beefsteak, Pepe, Butterfly Tacos y Tortas, Shake Shack, Marra Forni Neopolitan Pizza, Dolcezza Gelato, Ice Cream Jubilee, Compass Coffee, and OakBerry Acai Bowls + new hospitality concepts Market Square, Moët & Chandon Stadium Club, and Amstel Light Beer Garden & Rock Creek Grill create premium food and beverage service areas all...