Inside RAMMYs Launch Event 2015


Did you feel left out of all the hype at the Golden Globes in L.A. this year? Well, you’re in luck. On June 7, The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) will be hosting its own fancy awards ceremony in DC — The RAMMY Awards Gala

This year will mark the 33rd year of the awards, which will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, similar to last year. Public voting for the region’s premier industry awards program closed on January 5th. This year the categories will be:

  • Formal Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year
  • Upscale Casual Restaurant of the Year
  • Everyday Casual Restaurant of the Year
  • New Restaurant of the Year
  • Chef of the Year
  • Rising Culinary Star of the Year
  • Pastry Chef of the Year
  • Wine Program of the Year
  • Cocktail Program of the Year (formerly Beverage/Mixology Program)
  • Beer Program of the Year
  • Service Program of the Year
  • Manager of the Year
  • Employee of the Year
  • Restaurateur of the Year
  • Regional Food and Beverage Producer of the Year
  • Favorite Gathering Place of the Year***
  • Upscale Brunch***
  • Everyday Casual Brunch***
  • Favorite Fast Bites***

*** Denotes a publicly voted category

No doubt, DC’s culinary industry is top-notch… and Monday night’s RAMMY kickoff event highlighted how many people support it. We can’t wait to see who wins this year — tickets to the big night currently available!

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