POSTPONED 12th Annual Embassy Chef Challenge @ Walter E. Washington Convention Center             Ballroom
May 28 @ 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Events DC announces tickets on sale now for 12th Annual Embassy Chef Challenge, scheduled for Thursday, May 28, 2020. This year, the event will be held in a new location at the extraordinary Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

The Events DC Embassy Chef Challenge is an annual gathering of embassy chefs representing countries across the globe. The event offers guests an immersive culinary experience that is unique to Washington, DC. The 12th annual event has historically featured more than 40 participating embassies, who have proudly come together to showcase their home countries’ rich culture, unique flavors and traditions, culminating in a friendly food competition. The event’s new location within the Ballroom of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center will allow for even more culinary delights and exciting entertainment, as well as educational programming, new for 2020. The culminating awards program will highlight outstanding beverages, regional cuisines and overall presentation.

WHEN:  Thursday, May 28, 2020
5:30 p.m. – VIP Early Admission
6:30 p.m. – General Admission

WHERE: Walter E. Washington Convention Center


801 Mount Vernon Place NW

Washington, DC 20001

PRICE:   General Admission – starting at $65.00

All-inclusive ticket includes globally inspired sips, bites and live performances.  Admission also includes complimentary beer, wine and spirits.

VIP – starting at $135.00

 VIP ticket includes one-hour early access to event as well as a dedicated bar and seating area in addition to enjoying global sips and bites from participating embassies.

38th Annual RAMMYs @ Convention Center
Jul 26 @ 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) is excited to announce The 38th Annual RAMMY Awards will return to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Sunday, July 26, 2020. A centerpiece of the summer, The RAMMYS are presented in collaboration with top sponsor Events DC, and bring together culinary artists and hospitality professionals from across the region for one of the top black-tie events of the season. The long-standing awards honor the ability and accomplishments of the hard-working individuals and organizations that make the region’s restaurants and foodservice community thrive.

“Our diverse and vibrant restaurant scene across the region continues to flourish and we’ve added so many exciting new restaurants and new talents to the mix,” said Kathy E. Hollinger, President and CEO of Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington. “The July 26th RAMMYS will be, as always, a perfect way to showcase all of the incredible chefs and restaurants and throw them a celebration to remember!”

Nominations for 20 awards categories will open in early January, with finalists announced in April. For more information on The 38th Annual RAMMY Awards, email or call 202-331-5990.

WHEN:            Sunday, July 26, 2020

                        5pm to 6pm Reception

                        6pm to 7pm Awards Ceremony

                        7pm to 11pm Dinner & Party

WHERE:           Walter E. Washington Convention Center

                        801 Mt Vernon Pl NW

                        Washington, DC 20001

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    DoubleTree by Hilton is teaming up with Amtrak to delight travelers by giving DC and Baltimore-area communters a “sweet” surprise for National Cookie Month. On Thursday, October 8, DoubleTree by Hilton and Amtrak tam members will give away the hotel brand’s signature chocolate chip cookie and walnut cookies along select Amtrak trains for Washington, DC Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station.

    Travelers and fans around the world are also invited to share a photo or story from the own “sweet” DoubleTree by Hilton experience using #CookieCare for the chance to win a variety of rewards, ranging from free cookies to hotel stays.

    The “sweet rides” are part of DoubleTree by Hilton’s Cookie Car program, which celebrates the brand’s global commitment to delivering the “little things” that enhance guests’ travel experiences.

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