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Much like Washington, DC, our restaurant team embraces all cultures and comes from all kinds of backgrounds. Our team is passionate about putting a twist on the traditional approach to the Dupont Circle dining experience with playful presentations and ingredients sourced from our local partners.

Steven James, Director of Food and Beverage

Steven, a New Jersey Guy at heart, first found his passion for Food & Beverage  in college. Drawn to the restaurant industry’s fast pace and ever evolving nature, he has worked in many roles from sales to management. After a friend’s suggestion to go into the hotel industry, Steven made the transition and hasn’t looked back! With a passion for guest satisfaction and executing great events, Steven brings luxury level service with a personal touch to the Embassy Row Hotel.