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Ryan has served on the NRA’s Educational Foundation Board of Trustees since 2011, the same year the NRA awarded its Faces of Diversity Inspiration Award to the Institute, honoring the CIA for its El Sueño initiative at the San Antonio campus.
“I am pleased to help the industry that has given such support to the CIA and provided such great career opportunities to our graduates– myself included,” Ryan said in a news release.[…] Continue Reading »
As craft beer continues to gain prominence with both consumers and culinary types, retailers are increasing their stocks of popular local and regional brews and restaurants are investing more into craft beer with diversified offerings and special pairing menus. The increase in sales of craft beer and the continued attention these beers get from chefs, brewers and restaurants suggest that craft brewing is more than just a fleeting trend, and knowledge of fermentation and brewing is quickly becoming just as important as wine expertise in the restaurant world.[…] Continue Reading »
D.C. locals and Capitol Hill staffers queued up around the block on Wednesday night at Good Stuff Eatery, where “Top Chef” Season 5’s chef Spike Mendelsohn and his staff cooked up a storm at a watch party for this season’s premiere. Obviously, Spike’s famous burgers, fries and milkshakes were on the menu. Meanwhile, the inaugural episode began.[…] Continue Reading »