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Bourbon Steak Wins a RAMMY

The upscale restaurant in the Four Seasons was the only Georgetown restaurant to win.

Georgetown was not entirely closed out of the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington's (RAMW) RAMMY Awards Sunday. won the award for Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year.

"It takes a lot of talent and hard work to make a restaurant successful, and it is a constant evolution. We love that this award acknowledges all the hard work of all of our team members, and we're honored and grateful to be recognized by our peers, and by the industry," said Mark Politzer, the general manager at Bourbon Steak in an email to Patch

Bourbon Steak, a Michael Mina restaurant, opened in Georgetown's in December 2008. Executive Chef Adam Sobel .

The restaurant beat out a field of fellow fine dining contenders including The Ashby Inn & Restaurant, Marcel's, The Oval Room and Rasika.

Politzer said they plan to celebrate the award with "a big staff party to recognize everyone's hard work," but they haven't quite decided where to go. Perhaps in Georgetown?

When asked about Bourbon being the only Georgetown restaurant to receive an award Sunday, Politzer said, "It surprises us that we are the only Georgetown restaurant acknowledged this year. We certainly would love it if more of our neighbors are recognized in years to come." 

The full list of RAMMY winners appears below:

FINE DINING RESTAURANT

UPSCALE CASUAL RESTAURANT

BlackSalt Fish Market & Restaurant

NEW RESTAURANT

Fiola

CASUAL RESTAURANT

Mitsitam Native Foods Café

CHEF

Vikram Sunderam - Rasika

RESTAURATEUR

Jeff & Barbara Black - Black Restaurant Group

PASTRY CHEF

Fabrice Bendano - Adour

RISING CULINARY STAR

Ed Witt - 701 Restaurant

RESTAURANT MANAGER

Reagan Corbett - Jackson 20

RESTAURANT EMPLOYEE

José Alex Medrano - B. Smith's

WINE PROGRAM

Cork Wine Bar

BEVERAGE/MIXOLOGY PROGRAM

Estadio

JOAN HISAOKA ASSOCIATE MEMBER

Adams-Burch

DUKE ZEIBERT CAPITAL

ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Anthony A. Williams

HONORARY MILESTONE

The Tune Inn

NEIGHBORHOOD GATHERING PLACE

Café Saint-Ex

HOTTEST RESTAURANT BAR SCENE

Black Jack

POWER SPOT

Founding Farmers - D.C.

WHERE MAGAZINE VISITORS' CHOICE AWARD

McCormick & Schmick's

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