6.25.2012

Rammy Winners Announced

Restaurant industry insiders are shaking off hangovers this morning after last night's food prom. The kings and queens of the restaurant scene were crowned at the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington's annual restaurant awards, the Rammys.

Nominees were chosen by an anonymous panel of food writers, educators and HR professionals.

Congrats to all the winners:


Fine Dining Restaurant: Bourbon Steak

Upscale Casual Restaurant: BlackSalt Fish Market & Restaurant

New Restaurant: Fiola

Casual Restaurant: Mitsitam Native Foods Café

Chef: Vikram Sunderam - Rasika

Restaurateur: Jeff & Barbara Black - Black Restaurant Group

Pastry Chef: Fabrice Bendano - Adour

Rising Culinary Star: Ed Witt - 701 Restaurant

Restaurant Manager: Reagan Corbett - Jackson 20

Restaurant Employee: José Alex Medrano - B. Smith's

Wine Program: Cork Wine Bar

Beverage/Mixology Program: Estadio

Joan Hisoaka Associate Award: Adams-Burch

Duke Zeibert Capital Achievement Award: Anthony A. Williams

Honorary Milestone: The Tune Inn

Neighborhood Gathering Place: Café Saint-Ex

Hottest Restaurant Bar Scene: Black Jack

Power Spot: Founding Farmers - DC

Where Magazine Visitor's Choice Award: McCormick & Schmick's

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