Cheers to Our RAMMY Nominees!

Friday April 14, 2023

On Monday, April 10 the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) announced the finalists for the 2023 RAMMY Awards and a number of Mount Vernon Triangle businesses and chefs were included in the nominations! Check out the MVT restaurants vying for a win on Sunday, July 9 below and check out the full list at

  • Rising Culinary Star of the Year: The nominee is an “up and coming” chef who demonstrates exemplary talent, and shows leadership and promise for the future.
    • Chef Elias Taddesse, Mélange, Doro Soul Food
  • Favorite Fast Bites: This nominee is a delicatessen, quick-serve restaurant, bakery, mobile food vendor, or coffee shop (with food menu) that demonstrates a dedication to good food and good service in a fast-casual environment.
  • Pastry Chef or Baker of the Year: The nominee is a restaurant pastry chef or baker who prepares desserts, baked goods, or breads and demonstrates a high standard of excellence and culinary artistry. The nominee serves as an inspiration to other food professionals.

New this year, the “Favorite Fast Bites” category is one of five open to a public vote. Cast your ballot now through Friday, May 31 at Congrats again to all who were nominated!