Congratulations to all our chapter members nominated for the 39th Annual Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington’s RAMMY Awards and to those who won awards at the September 19 ceremony. They are:
Standout Family Meal Packages To Go: Christianne Ricchi, Ristorante i Ricchi (pictured at left accepting her award)
Good Neighbor Award, Individual Honors: Anna Valero, Hook Hall Helps - PR Rep Jill Collins; Tim Ma, Chefs Stopping AAPI Hate – DC - PR Rep Aba Kwawu; David Guas, Bayou Bakery Chefs Feeding Families- PR Rep: Simone Rathle. Micheline Mendelsohn and Spike Mendelsohn, National Guard Inauguration Program, and More.
Good Neighbor Award, Company/Organization Honors: Pizzeria Paradiso, PR rep Charissa Benjamin; RASA, PR rep Kyle Schmitz
Sweet Relief: Baking and Pastry to Go --Honorable Mention: Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken, PR rep Charissa Benjamin; Pluma by Bluebird Bakery, Camila Arango.
2021 Honorary Milestone RAMMY Award: Pizzeria Paradiso, Ruth Gresser
Also, a shout out to Jodi Lehr, Legacy Chair of the RAMMYS Gala Committee.
Les Dames d'Escoffier DC
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