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Celebrate Graduation 2024 at RIS!

We are proud neighbors of George Washington University and have served Georgetown University as well for 15 years in the West End. For nearly 40 years, Chef Ris Lacoste has served faculty, administrators, students, and family of these communities, with May graduation celebrations one of our favorite seasons.

May 6 - 11, 2024
May 13 - May 17, 2024, Noon- 9PM
Saturday, May 18, 5 - 9PM
Special Opening on Sunday, May 19, 2024, 1 - 8PM

Howard Commencement Schedule 
(Graduate School)

GW Commencement Schedule

GU Commencement Schedule

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Call 202-730-2500

Celebrate where Presidents, First Ladies, Embassy's, and DC's Movers & Shakers call home in West End. Enjoy seasonal American fine dining informed by Chef's mastery of New England seafood and classical French training. Create a memory that honors this special occasion in a place that has served Washington for years.

Our Private Dining spaces, approachable Lunch & Dinner menus and wine list, and our highly professional staff will ensure your graduation gathering epitomizes dining in Washington, D.C. Chef handles every private party personally, so that every guest need is attended to and your vision becomes a reality.

Whether you are celebrating a graduate, treating yourselves, or thanking your department,
we look forward to helping our neighbors recognize a job well done.

Congrats to the Class of 2024 and your families, professors, and administrators!

Chef Ris Lacoste