You are here

Programs & Promotions

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...

Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington Announces 2019 RAMMY Award Winners

June 30, 2019
Winners in 20 Regional Award Categories Announced Washington, DC (June 30, 2019) — Top foodservice industry professionals and their fans gathered tonight at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for the 37th Annual RAMMY Awards as Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) announced winners in 20 award categories and many special honors. The selection process for the winners involved two esteemed groups, the voting public and an anonymous panel of volunteer judges, consisting of food and dining journalists, educators and foodservice industry professionals. The voting...Read more

Urbana Launches Café Services with Grab-and-Go Menu, Coffee Bar & Complimentary Wi-Fi

June 12, 2019
Dupont Circle Restaurant Offers Quick-Service Breakfast Options and Workspace Lounge Every Monday through Friday WASHINGTON, DC (June 12, 2019) – Rise and grind! Urbana is now fueling the Dupont Circle neighborhood with a daytime café menu, offering quick-service breakfast options, baked goods, and coffee drinks every Monday through Friday. Perfectly suited for busy Washingtonians, the café offerings are designed for both commuters in transit and locals looking for a cozy workspace with their morning cup of joe. During café hours, guests are invited to start their...Read more

Jug & Table Introduces Refocused, Rustic Wine Program

June 11, 2019
Newly Appointed Wine Director Chas Jefferson Brings Natural, Table Wines to Adams Morgan Washington, DC (June 11, 2019) – Jug & Table (2446 18th Street NW; 202-232-7663), the casual, music-themed wine bar situated under sister restaurant Roofers Union , announced today a fresh wine program focused on sustainable, natural, biodynamic and organic wines. The new bottle and tap wines will change regularly with the season, but will always offer a nod to the rustic table wines that echo the terroir of their origin. Chas Jefferson , freshly minted Wine Director overseeing both concepts,...Read more

National Restaurant Association Debuts Career Development Program

May 20, 2019
Originally Published by National Restaurant Association The program's goal is to prepare the industry’s workforce for professional advancement and career opportunities. The National Restaurant Association has launched ServSuccess , a new, comprehensive career-development initiative that consists of online education, training, certification and assessments. The program made its official debut May 20, at the National Restaurant Association’s 100 th Restaurant Show . Its goal is to prepare the industry’s workforce for professional advancement and career opportunities. It...

DC Restaurants Welcome 2019 ATD International Conference & Exposition Attendees

May 19, 2019 to May 22, 2019
Washington, DC (May 18, 2019) – Events DC and Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) along with its members are excited to welcome ATD 2019 International Conference & Exposition attendees to dine out at some of the DMV’s best restaurants from May 19 – 22, 2019 while visiting Washington, DC. For a complete schedule of conference happenings, please visit . Official Dining Partners: WASHINGTON DC Fig & Olive 934 Palmer Alley NW, WDC 20001 // (202)559-5004 Instagram: @figandolive | Facebook: @figandoliveDC | Twitter: @...

DC Jazz Festival Announces Lineup for Jazz in the 'Hoods Presented by Events DC

May 13, 2019
The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) is pleased to announce the sizzling schedule for Jazz in the 'Hoods Presented by Events DC , an essential component of the DC JazzFest, celebrating its 15th anniversary, June 7-16. Spotlighting the District as a vibrant cultural capital, Jazz in the 'Hoods brings a stunning array of music - from the traditional to the avant garde - in all quadrants of the nation's capital, with performances at more than 20 neighborhood venues. "As the official convention and sports authority for Washington, DC, we are proud to continue as presenting sponsor of DC...Read more

Who Wants to Work in Restaurants? These 400 Eager Teens

May 13, 2019
Restaurant Business Online // by Peter Romeo The restaurant industry’s future leaders converged on Washington, D.C., last week to prove the business’ labor straits are the function of a short supply, not a dearth of talent, passion or dedication. No one had to tell the high school students gathered for the National ProStart Invitational—essentially a competition to find the top teenaged culinary and concept-development teams in the nation—that a life in restaurants may not be everyone’s dream. Yet it’s the rare LeBron James wannabe who practices with more...