Posts Tagged ‘Kathy Hollinger’

How Restaurant Week Really Works

All this week, Mintwood Place chef Cedric Maupillier will show up an hour earlier to work and leave an hour later. He’s also reinforced the troops: an additional cook, server, food runner, and busser. This is not a week for kitchen rookies. This is the week to bring in the people who’ve already proven themselves. […]

Could a Food Truck Win a RAMMY Award This Year?

The District's food trucks and Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington, the group representing mostly brick-and-mortar establishments, haven't always been the best of friends, especially during the contentious debates over new mobile vending regulations last year. But for the first time this year, the restaurant association has taken a baby step toward embracing four-wheeled eateries by adding […]

The Truck Stops Here: The Food Scene Feels the Squeeze of the Government Shutdown

In the shadow of the Department of Transportation, the intersection of 7th and C streets SW should be packed with food trucks and people on a sunny 80-degree Friday. But instead of the usual 18 trucks, there are just 11. And although lines start to form at noon, they’re shorter than normal. Many food trucks […]

Food Truck and Restaurant Associations Respond to New Proposed Food Truck Regulations

The District proposed on Friday new rules governing food trucks that would create designated zones where a limited number of mobile vendors could sell their food. The regulations propose 23 "mobile roadway vending zones" throughout the city containing at least three parking spaces where trucks could park from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Instead of feeding […]

New Leader for Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington

The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington has named Kathy Hollinger, the former director of D.C.'s Office of Motion Picture and Television Development, its new president. She will succeed Lynne Breaux, who's been with the group for more than a decade, on Dec. 15. Hollinger served as film commissioner under former mayor Adrian Fenty. More recently, Hollinger […]

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