Maryland Hospitality Hall of Honor

The Restaurant Association of Maryland established the “hospitality hall of honor” to recognize those industry leaders who have exhibited hard work, dedication, courage and creativity while representing the hospitality industry in Maryland. In order to be considered for this honor the recipient must have been a RAM member for no less than 10 years and in business for at least 20 years.


Class of 2019

The Crackpot Seafood Restaurant - Towson
Jasper’s Restaurant - Largo
Johanssons Dining House - Westminster
Mountain Gate Family Restaurant - Thurmont
The Olde Philadelphia Inn - Rosedale
Old Stein Inn - Edgewater
Tastee Diner - Bethesda

Class of 2018

Annie's Paramount Steak & Seafood House - Grasonville
Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel - Ocean City
DaVinci's by the Sea - Ocean City
The Harrison Group - Ocean City
Macky's Bayside Bar & Grill - Ocean City
Market Street Inn - Salisbury
Ocean Odyssey - Cambridge
Waterman's Seafood Co. - Berlin

Class of 2017

The Bowman Restaurant - Parkville
The Brewer's Art - Baltimore
Ellicott Mills Brewing Company - Ellicott City
Minato Sushi Bar - Baltimore
Chat-N- Chew - Westernport

Class of 2016

Maggie's Restaurant - Westminster
Western Sizzlin Steak - Cumberland
TJ's of Calverton - Beltsville
Shenanigan's - Ocean City
Rusty Scupper - Baltimore

Class of 2015

Antrim 1844 - Taneytown
Linwoods - Owings Mills
Buddy's Crabs & Ribs - Annapolis
Crab Quarters - Baltimore
Foodservice Monthly - Michael Birchenall

Class of 2014

Bayside Skillet - Ocean City
BJ's on the Water - Ocean City
Cracker Barrel - statewide
Kelsey's Restaurant - Ellicott City
Middleton Tavern - Annapolis

Class of 2013

CJ's Crabhouse - Owings Mills
La Tavola - Baltimore
Giovanni's - Edgewood
Hard Times Café - Bethesda
Pasta Plus - Laurel
Carrol's Creek - Annapolis

Class of 2012

Dean's Restaurant - Hampstead
Fitzgerald's Shamrock Restaurant - Thurmont
Holly's Restaurant - Grasonville
Olney Grille - Olney
Rips Country Inn - Bowie

Class of 2011

Brewer's Alley - Frederick
Double T Diner - statewide
The Greene Turtle - statewide
The Grille at Harryman House - Reisterstown
Schmankerl Stube Bavarian - Hagerstown

Class of 2010

Lewnes Steakhouse - Annapolis
Snyder’s Willow Grove - Linthicum
Bo Brooks - Baltimore
Seacret’s Bar and Grill - Ocean City
Acme Paper & Supply

Class of 2009

Fager's Island - Ocean City
Cantler's Riverside Inn
McGarvey's Saloon and Oyster Bar
Tersiguels - Ellicott City
Three Brothers Italian - statewide
Turf Valley Resort - Ellicott City

Class of 2008

Marcia Harris - President & CEO of RAM from 1986-2007

Class of 2007

Alonso's - Baltimore
Harris Crab House - Grasonville
The Bayou Restaurant - Havre de Grace
La Hacienda Mexican Food & Spirits - Ocean City
Lista’s Southwest Grill

Class of 2006

Chiapparellis - Baltimore
Hearn Kirkwood, Peter Gilbert
King’s Contrivance - Columbia

Class of 2005

Au Petit Paris
Lankford Sysco, Fred Lankford
Sabatino’s - Baltimore
Williamsburg Inn

Class of 2004

Dough Roller - Ocean City
Roy Rogers - statewide
Rudy’s 2900 - Finksburg
Treaty of Paris

Class of 2003

Anchor Inn Group
Baugher’s Restaurant - Westminster
Da Mimmo Finest Italian Cuisine - Baltimore
Sunset Restaurant
Wesley Stinnetts

Class of 2002

Auth Brother’s Food Service
Carey Sales & Services
Chick Ruth’s Delly
Di Pasquale Family Italian Foods
Karson's Inn
Old South Mountain Inn
Restaurant Tio Pepe - Baltimore
Sir Walter Raleigh Inn
Thrasher’s French Fries - Ocean City
Vaccaro’s - Baltimore

Class of 2001

Bonfire Restaurant - Ocean City
Burke’s Café - Baltimore
Busch’s Chesapeake Inn
Candy Kitchen Shoppe’s
Crab Claw Restaurant
Crab Shanty - Ellicott City
Embers - Ocean City
Faidley Seafood
Friendly Farm - Upperco
Little Tavern Shops
Miller Brothers
New China Inn – Jimmy Wu’s
Nick’s Airport Inn
Normandie Farm Restaurant
O’Donnell’s Seafood
Saval Foods
Seibel’s Family Restaurant - Burtonsville
Letitia B. Carter - Executive Director of RAM from 1970-1986
Tulkoff Food Products
Vera’s White Sands
White Pot Family Inns

Class of 2000

Attman’s Delicatessen
Berke Motley’s Sirloin Room
Blue Bell Restaurant & Seafood
Continental Foods, John Guerriero
Cozy - Thurmont
Crisfield Seafood Restaurant
Fisherman’s Inn - Grasonville
H & S Bakery
Haussner’s Restaurant - Baltimore
Hot Shoppes
Ledo Pizza - statewide
Martin’s Caterer’s - statewide
McCormick & Company
Mrs. K’s Toll House - Silver Spring
Original Thompson’s Sea Girt House
Pappas & Associates, Tom Pappas
Peter Pan Inn
Phillips Crab House - Ocean City
Pimlico Hotel
Prime Rib - Baltimore
Robert Morris Inn
Schellhase’s Restaurant - Baltimore
Silo Inn
Smelkinson Brothers, Bob Smelkinson
Women’s Industrial Exchange - Baltimore