The Washington Post today announced it will be the exclusive media partner for Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s 36th Annual RAMMY Awards Gala. The award winners in nearly two dozen categories will be announced at a ceremony on Sunday, June 10 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Known as the region’s most prestigious award presented to members of the restaurant food and beverage industry, The RAMMYs honor metropolitan Washington’s restaurant and food service community.

Awards will be presented in the following categories:

  • Joan Hisaoka Allied Member of the Year
  • Favorite Gathering Place of the Year
  • Upscale Brunch of the Year
  • Casual Brunch of the Year
  • Favorite Fast Bites of the Year
  • Cocktail Program of the Year
  • Beer Program of the Year
  • Wine Program of the Year
  • Employee of the Year
  • Manager of the Year
  • Service Program of the Year
  • Pastry Chef of the Year
  • Rising Culinary Star of the Year
  • Casual Restaurant of the Year
  • Upscale Casual Restaurant of the Year
  • New Restaurant of the Year
  • Formal Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year
  • Chef of the Year
  • Regional Food and Beverage Producer of the Year
  • Restaurateur of the Year

To see the complete list of finalists and to purchase tickets, visit: http://www.therammys.org/.