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October 31, 2016
Press Release | Stratford University, with eight campuses in Virginia, Maryland, and internationally in New Delhi, India, will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the Tallest Pyramid Cake on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11 at Potomac Mills. The current record for the Tallest Pyramid Cake measured 1.98 m (6 ft 5.95 in) and was achieved by Atul Bakery, Shakti Foundation and Ashwin Sudani in Surat...
October 19, 2016
Press Release | CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the United States, has announced that it will present its 2016 Restaurant Technology Summit.  The event will focus on the theme of “Breakthrough Strategies for Competing in Today’s Digital Marketplace” and will take place on October 27th in Washington, D.C. Addressing the fact that restaurant owners...
October 7, 2016
Press Release | As the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, Events DC will shine its venues in a red glow to celebrate the 2016 playoff berth of the Washington Nationals.  Events DC will light up the following venues: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square and Gateway DC to support the Washington Nationals during their postseason quest...
July 15, 2016 to July 21, 2016
Press Release | Seventh Annual Belgian Restaurant Week in the Nation's Capital July 15-21, 2016 Belgian Restaurant Week is back and better than ever this July. Coming off serious domination on the Eurocup field, the Belgians are doing what they do best: drinking Belgian beer, cooking delicious waffles and frîtes -- and partying! All week long, the top Belgian toques in town will unite in honoring...
June 24, 2016
Press Release | Workforce development and job placement are key focus Fairfax, VA (June 24, 2016) – Stratford University’s School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts is pleased to announce its new partnership with the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW). With a focus on workforce development and job and intern placement, RAMW will connect and promote...
June 15, 2016
Press Release | This summer, the Neighborhood Restaurant Group, Golden Triangle Business Improvement District (BID) and Liberty Property Trust are partnering to bring a seasonal, craft beer garden called Canteen to the District. The 100-seat outdoor beer garden in the courtyard at 2100 M Street NW will feature 10 rotating drafts, a menu from Red Apron Butchery, weekly live music, and lawn games. Canteen will be...
June 12, 2016
Press Release | Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington Announces 2016 RAMMY Award Winners Washington, DC (June 12, 2016)—Top foodservice industry professionals and their fans gathered tonight at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for the 34th Annual RAMMY Awards as Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) announced winners in 22 award categories. The selection process for the...
June 10, 2016
Press Release | The Convention Center Will Host More Than 2,000 Top Restaurant Industry Professionals across the District’s Vibrant Culinary Experiences Washington, DC [June 10, 2016] – As the official convention and sports authority, Events DC and partner, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) prepare to celebrate the much-...
May 23, 2016
Press Release | Washington, DC – The National Center for Health Statistics’ recently released report “Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey,  2015” shows that the District of Columbia continues  to have one of the  lowest uninsured  rates in the nation. The National Center for Health Statistics report highlights...
May 18, 2016
Press Release | Representatives from Washington’s vibrant restaurant scene came together with the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) on May 10 to discuss developments in the restaurant and foodservice industry. Allison Aubrey, Food & Health Correspondent for NPR, led a discussion that touched on restaurant growth in Washington, the unique opportunities restaurants provide, and how to...
May 12, 2016
Press Release | Occidental Grill & Seafood Recognized for 110 Years in Business Washington, DC (May 5, 2016) – Occidental Grill & Seafood, a Washington dining staple celebrating its 110th year on Pennsylvania Avenue, will receive the 2016 Honorary Milestone RAMMY Award from Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW). Honoring longstanding local restaurants and RAMW...
May 4, 2016
Press Release | Chef Robert Kinkead to be honored at RAMMY Awards Capital Achievement Reception WHAT: Chef Robert Kinkead will be honored with the Duke Zeibert Capital Achievement Award at the 2016 RAMMY Awards Capital Achievement Reception on Monday, April 18. His passion and dedication to the restaurant industry, over his 40 plus year career, has brought about some of the most well-known restaurants in...
May 2, 2016
Press Release | The RAMW Education Foundation, Educated Eats, presented three honorees a Culinary Arts Visionary Award hosted by Mastro’s Steakhouse (600 13th Street NW). The Educated Eats Board of Directors created a Visionary Award to honor those whom have demonstrated dedication and leadership in culinary education in the Washington DC area’s hospitality industry. The co-host was Kaya Henderson,...
April 29, 2016
Press Release | Finalists for the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) 2016 RAMMY Award for Cocktail Program of the Year have exciting special events and promotions planned for Monday, May 9, through Friday, May 13. During that week participating finalists will showcase their outstanding offerings through in-house promotions, reaffirming why they deserve to win one of the region’s premier...
April 28, 2016
Press Release | Washington, DC (April 26, 2016) — Max Kuller, Executive Wine Director for Proof, Estadio and Doi Moi, is spearheading Ga May, a month-long celebration of Gamay with a multifaceted purpose. Now in its second year, Kuller hopes to once again bring attention to one of the most delicious, yet underrated grape varietals, while raising money for pancreatic cancer research throughout the month of...

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