On July 24, 2022, the DC region’s restaurants and allied partners came together to celebrate its 40th annual awards, recognizing legacy and excellence in the region’s food industry.
Preferred Insurance Services, Inc., congratulates the winners, who work tirelessly to make our dining culture so unique. We are proud to work with many of these fine restaurants—they are the best of the best in one of the biggest food cities in the U.S.
The winners of the 2022 RAMMY Awards are as follows (*denotes publicly voted category):
Rising Culinary Star of the Year: Christian Irabien, Muchas Gracias
Pastry Chef of the Year: Francois Yann Buisine, Un je ne sais Quoi
Joan Hisaoka Allied Member of the Year: Congressional Seafood
Employee of the Year: Herman Machado, The Salt Line – Navy Yard
Manager of the Year: Robert Heim, Shaw’s Tavern
Service Program of the Year: Tail Up Goat
Splendid Holidays at Home*: Unconventional Diner
Hottest Sandwich Spot*: Mangialardo’s
Favorite Gathering Place of the Year*: Casta’s Rum Bar
Favorite Fast Bites*: Little Miner Taco
Outstanding Pop-Up Concept*: Bun Papa
Standout Family Meal Packages To Go*: 2 Fifty Texas BBQ
Best Brunch of the Year*: A&J Restaurant
Upscale Casual Restaurant of the Year: Albi
Casual Restaurant of the Year: Ruthie’s All-Day
Wine Program of the Year: Queen’s English
Cocktail Program of the Year: Serenata
Beer Program of the Year: Quarry House Tavern
Chef of the Year: Rob Rubba, Oyster Oyster
Formal Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year: Cranes
New Restaurant of the Year: Daru
Restaurateur of the Year: Scott Drewno and Danny Lee, The Fried Rice Collective
It is truly gratifying to partner with these great restaurants and guide them through the confusing maze of insurance options to find the right fit for them.
Please contact us if we can help you find the right fit for you, your family, and your business.