TODAY: John Snedden Named FSM Foodservice Leader of the Year … and more

FSM COVER 0113*John Snedden Named FSM Foodservice Leader of the Year:
Foodservice Monthly
(FSM) celebrates our 12th year of publishing by honoring our 2013 Foodservice
Leader of the Year John Snedden, owner of Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling

Learn why when you
Download FSM ISSUE 0113.

*TWO for Number 2 as Port City Celebrates its Second Anniversary: Bill Butcher, owner of Port City Brewing Company, located at 3950 Wheeler Ave in Alexandria, Va., will celebrate on Friday, February 1 their second anniversary. Port City has brewed a strong, dark ale to warm beer lovers against the cold. The second anniversary ale is a very limited Smoked Imperial Porter, called TWO. Port City Brewing Company’s second anniversary celebration will take place in the Tasting Room on Friday from 3 to 9 p.m.. TWO will be tapped at 3 p.m. sharp. A draft 10-ounce pour will be featured for $5, and ½ gallon growler bottles will be priced at $19, with a refill for $14.  The Borinquen Lunch Box Food Truck will be on hand starting at 5 p.m. for hungry patrons.

*Tom Sietsema Announces William Morris Appointment as Top Chef at Vermilion in Old Town: We already know that Tony Chittum is leaving Vermilion to open the Neighborhood Restaurant Group’s Iron Gate Inn in Dupont Circle … now we know his replacement will be William Morris according to Tom Sietsema at the Washington Post.

*D.C.’s Top Chefs Lend Culinary Skills at 15th Annual St. Jude Gourmet Gala: Today’s updated press release for one of the hottest culinary charity tickets in the winter fundraising season
touts over 40 top DC chefs at the annual St. Jude Gourmet Gala … my count of restaurants listed gets the total closer to 75, but let’s not quibble over numbers: this is a must have ticket for a great cause.

Date:               Tuesday, February 12
Time:              5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Location:       National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW, Washington, D.C.




About the Author

Michael Birchenall is Editor and Publisher of Foodservice Monthly, a regional trade publication covering the foodservice industry of the Mid-Atlantic (DE, DC, MD, VA). Foodservice Monthly has been recognized as the Restaurant Association of Maryland's Allied Industry Member of the Year and by the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington as the Joan Hisaoka Associate Member of the Year.

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