Carmine’s First Birthday Gift: A Trust Fund Published October 4, 2011 • Updated on October 6, 2011 at 9:58 am Carmine’s honored the Trust for the National Mall with an Italian celebration to kick off the L’Enfant Society’s fall season, as well as its own first birthday. 12 photos 1/12 Kate Michael 2/12 Kate Michael Carmine’s honored the Trust for the National Mall with an Italian celebration to kick off the L’Enfant Society’s fall season -- as well as celebrate its own first birthday. L'Enfant Society members Fletcher Gill and Lindsay Kin attended to support the Trust for the National Mall. 3/12 Kate Michael 50 First J-Dates writer Meredith Fineman with Matthew Friedson 4/12 Kate Michael Carmine's CEO Jeffrey Bank with Lynne Breaux, president of the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington 5/12 Kate Michael The DC outpost of Carmine’s, New York’s legendary family-style Italian restaurant, opened in a little more than a year ago. At 20,000 square feet and with nine private rooms, it can accommodate up to 700 diners at a time. 6/12 Kate Michael Lauri Tamney and Don Patron check out the resto that won “Power Spot” and “Most Favorite Restaurant” in the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington’s 2011 RAMMY awards competition. 7/12 Kate Michael The L'Enfant Society's goal is to restore and improve the National Mall. Constance Christakos attended the Carmine's event with Trust for the National Mall boardmembers Cameron Gilreath and Marissa Mitrovitch. 8/12 Kate Michael Erika Frederick of Design Cuisine, Dave Anderson of Event Farm, and Susan McCollugh of the Phillips Collection 9/12 Kate Michael Brendan Kownacki with Andrea Szempruch 10/12 Kate Michael Douglas Developers Norman and Matthew Jemal 11/12 Kate Michael Raffle items given away included pieces from Ferragamo and Prada, as well as a group dinner at Carmine's before a show at the Shakespeare Theatre. 12/12 Kate Michael Alexandra Wilson and Amy Dean attend to support the Trust for the National Mall, the official nonprofit partner of the National Park Service. 0 More Photo Galleries Brag on Your Grad: Celebrating 2020 Graduates in DC, Maryland and Virginia Photos: Protests, Unrest in DC Following George Floyd’s Death Protesters, Enraged by Black Americans Killed, Gather Nationwide NBC4-T44 Friday Fun: Show and Tell!