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September Food and Fun at the Fairmont



Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown has some great food event series starting in September:

Executive Chef Jordi

More info: Fairmont Washington


They’re kicking off fall football season with Thursday night tailgates during the month of September from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  Beginning on September 6th, for the NFL’s Falcons vs Eagles, the hotel will broadcast the games on large screen televisions in the hotel’s courtyard. Lush landscaping, cozy fire pits, and ample seating create the perfect venue.

Football fans will enjoy Executive Chef Jordi Gallardo’s twist on “stadium fare” including; 

  • Buffalo Chicken Wings
  • Deep Fried Mozzarella
  • French Fries
  • Hot Dogs
  • Loaded Nachos
  • Mini Beef Sliders
  • Onion Rings
  • Pretzel Sticks
  • Southwest Salad

A choice of three is available for $15.  Game-day Buckets of Stella and Bud Light Beer will be available for $20 or $5 per bottle.

On Tailgate Thursdays, guests sporting clothing representing their favorite team will be entered to win prizes including overnight stays, dinners, and cocktails.

No reservations are necessary for Tailgate Thursdays.  Seating is available on a first come, first serve basis.  In case of inclement weather, Tailgate Thursdays will take place in the lobby.

and a must-do

Paella Nights

Fairmont’s Paella Nights will return on Wednesday, September 12th, 19th and 26th  from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the hotel’s interior courtyard

Lush landscaping, cozy fire pits and ample seating creates the perfect venue for Executive Chef Jordi Gallardo’s live paella station.  Using a family recipe from his hometown of Barcelona, he will prepare and serve authentic Paella with shrimp, chicken, mussels and secret ingredients from his giant pan.  An array of gazpacho, pan con tomate, manchego cheese, serrano ham, tortilla de patatas, olives, anchovies and flan de caramel will accompany chef’s Paella for $10 per person.

Specially priced glasses and bottles of Spanish Cava, red and white Spanish wines of the week will be available along with Mahou Cinco Estrellas beer for $5 and Er Boqueron Gastro Ale for $7 each.

Renowned Flamenco Guitarist Ricardo Marlow will entertain guests with his percussion style.  Throughout his career as a Flamenco guitarist Mr. Marlow has often found himself either on stage or in the recording studio making interesting fusions with many important musicians of other genres, namely Charlie Byrd, Frank Vignola, Canut and Andre Reyes of the Gipsy Kings, The Washington Ballet, Kivanç Oner, Duende Camaron and many others.

No reservations are required for Paella Night, seating is available on a first come, first serve basis.  In the case of inclement weather, Chef Gallardo will move his paella station into the lobby.

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