Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Congratulation to our Capital Cooking Guests RAMMY Finalists

Congrats to Majestic Cafe and Chef Shannon Overmiller who were featured on our American Classics episode. Congratulations to Chef Daniel Giusti and our sponsors of the 1789 episode.

Upscale Casual Restaurant of the Year
Bastille, Alexandria VA; Majestic Café, Alexandria VA; Oyamel, Washington DC; Rasika, Washington DC; Zaytinya, Washington DC
Rising Culinary Star of the Year
Cedric Maupillier – Central Michel Richard, Washington DC; Daniel Giusti – 1789, Washington, DC; Mike Isabella – Zaytinya, Washington DC; Shannon Overmiller – Majestic Café, Alexandria VA; Tony Chittum – Vermilion, Alexandria VA
New Restaurant of the Year
Adour, Washington DC; Art and Soul, Washington DC; CommonWealth, Washington DC; Cork, Washington DC; PassionFish, Reston VA
Pastry Chef of Year
Josh Short – Neighborhood Restaurant Group; Kate Jansen – Willow, Arlington VA; Melanie Parker – Equinox, Washington DC; Michelle Garbee-Poteaux – Bastille, Alexandria VA; Travis Olson – 1789, Washington DC
Associate Member of the Year
BB&T; Belair Produce Inc./Watermark Foods; EagleBank; The Legacy Group; ProChile
Wine and Beverage Program of the Year
Cityzen, Washington DC; Neighborhood Restaurant Group; Oya, Washington DC; The Willard Room, Washington DC; Zola, Washington, DC
Restaurant Employee of the Year
Jennifer Roe –DC Coast, Washington DC; Juan Francisco Lopez – Marcel’s/Brasserie Beck, Washington DC; Marco Guzman – Café Atlantico, Washington DC; Yves Chassagneux – Willow, Arlington VA; Jose Bermudez – Evening Star, Alexandria VA
Restaurant Manager of the Year
Tom Burke – Marcel’s/Brasserie Beck, Washington DC; Diego Zeballos – Jaleo; Ryland Johnson – Zola, Washington DC; Scott Weinstein – BlackSalt, Washington DC; Brian Zipin – Central Michel Richard, Washington DC
Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year
2941, Falls Church VA; Blue Duck Tavern, Washington DC; Michel Richard Citronelle, Washington DC; Restaurant Eve, Alexandria, VA; Vermilion, Alexandria VA
Chef of the Year
Jamie Leeds – Hank’s/CommonWealth, Washington DC; Todd Gray – Equinox, Washington DC; Massimo Fabri – Posto/Ristorante Tosca, Washington DC; Vikram Sunderam – Rasika, Washington, DC; Robert Wiedmaier – Marcel’s/Brasserie Beck, Washington DC
Public Voting May 3rd- 9th for the following categories:
Power Spot of the Year
BLT Steak, Washington DC; Central Michel Richard, Washington DC; Charlie Palmer Steak, Washington DC; The Source by Wolfgang Puck, Washington DC; Teatro Goldoni, Washington DC
Hottest Restaurant Bar Scene of the Year
CoCo. Sala, Washington DC; Marvin, Washington DC; Proof, Washington DC; The Source by Wolfgang Puck, Washington DC; Willow Creek Farm, Broadlands VA
Neighborhood Gathering Place of the Year
Belga Café, Washington DC; Cork ,Washington DC; EatBar, Arlington VA; The Liberty Tavern, Arlington VA; Marvin Washington DC
Your Favorite Restaurant - Vote for your favorite restaurant
Photos by Mary Diaz

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