Got an appetite for restaurant awards? We can feed that. Last week, the James Beard Awards announced its list of finalists for this year's awards, which included these local nominees. And just last night, the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington announced the restaurants and dining luminaries that are up for its culinary awards, the Rammys. Winners will be announced on June 24.
Employee of the Year Julie Albert, Brasserie Beck/Marcel's Ting Forester, District Commons Teo Leiva, Fiola José Alex Medrano, B. Smith's Paris Twyman, Founding Farmers (DC)
Restaurateur of the Year José Andrés & Rob Wilder, ThinkFoodGroup Meshelle & Cathal Armstrong, EatGoodFood Group Michael Babin, Neighborhood Restaurant Group Ashok Bajaj, Knightsbridge Restaurant Group Jeff & Barbara Black, Black Restaurant Group
Associate Member of the Year Adams-Burch BB&T EagleBank SYSCO Food Services of Baltimore Marriott Wardman Park Hotel