Making Food Your Religion: Gospel Sunday Brunch at The Hamilton

You can be like me and join the church of Yum and make food your religion. Now there’s a place to worship for people like us. See! You’re already a welcome member! We’re very accepting folks.

The Hamilton (600 14th Street, NW), a landmark building that was originally constructed in 1929 and operated as the flagship store for Garfinckel’s department store until 1990, is now offering a Southern-inspired buffet guaranteed to lift one’s spirits, while enjoying a live gospel show to feed the soul. Good food and music go hand in hand. This weekly offering is music to the ears and a feast for the family.
Available every Sunday, priced all inclusively at $25 per person, two ticketed shows are offered, with doors opening at 10 AM for the first one-hour performance which begins at 10:30 AM. The second seating is from 12:30 PM to 2 PM, which also includes an hour-long gospel performance from 1 PM-2PM. The Hamilton Live has one of the best state-of-the art sound and light systems available, making the experience all the more memorable for the entire family.

Guests begin their brunch with a complimentary Mimosa or Bloody Mary, plus coffee, tea and juice are also included, as are tempting pastries created by The Hamilton’s Pastry Chef Lauren Petri. The brunch buffet features the following items every Sunday: Hand-Carved Smoked Beef Brisket and Glazed Ham, Fried Chicken, Chicken & Andouille Gumbo with Dirty Rice, Shrimp & Grits, Macaroni & Cheese, Buttermilk Biscuits, Sausage Gravy, Molasses Collards, BBQ Pork & Sweet Potato Hash, House-Made Breakfast Pastries and Sweets, Waffle Station, Omelette Station,Home Fries, Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Breakfast Sausage, Smoked Salmon, Fruit Salad and Green Salad.

Tickets can be booked online here. Convenient to Metro Center, this handsome new venue can seat up to 400 guests in style, all within earshot of The White House.

Check back on Dining in DC’s Foodie Event Calendar for updates on performances for each Sunday.

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