Industry Night with Foodie & The Beast

Kathy Hollinger, Executive Director of the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington

Episode Summary

This week’s guest on Industry Night with Foodie and the Beast is Kathy Hollinger, Executive Director of the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington. RAMW has a lot of “hot button” issues on the table, ranging from the upcoming RAMMY Awards gala in June (RAMW’s version of the Oscars, honoring the local industry’s top restaurants, chefs, staff, vendors and more) all the way to Initiative 77, DC’s highly controversial plan to scrap tipping and raise restaurant workers’ minimum wages. Sounds like a good idea, but … many in the restaurant industry, from owners down to staff, are opposed to it for some very good reasons that make cents. (Yes, we spel

Episode Notes

This week’s guest on Industry Night with Foodie and the Beast is Kathy Hollinger, Executive Director of the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington.

RAMW has a lot of “hot button” issues on the table, ranging from the upcoming RAMMY Awards gala in June (RAMW’s version of the Oscars, honoring the local industry’s top restaurants, chefs, staff, vendors and more) all the way to Initiative 77, DC’s highly controversial plan to scrap tipping and raise restaurant workers’ minimum wages. Sounds like a good idea, but … many in the restaurant industry, from owners down to staff, are opposed to it for some very good reasons that make cents. (Yes, we spel