Rich Massabny

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Television Host and Producer, Theatre Reviewer and Restaurant Reviewer

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Television Host and Producer - Reviews and InterviewsTV shows in Washington, DC area
Rich Massabny is one of the most visible cable television personalities in the Washington, D.C. area. He hosts and produces talk shows and cooking shows with celebrity chefs on Cox, Comcast and Verizon cable stations in Northern Virginia. His shows are seen as often as three times a week, reaching over 7,000,000 homes (including FIOS). He is a regular theatre and restaurant reviewer on Arlington Weekly News TV. His reviews can be seen and on  Rich has interviewed more than 4000 people in the last 25 plus years covering a wide range of topics, current events and entertainment. His interviews reflect his far-reaching interests and have included former Ambassadors Riad Tabbarah of Lebanon, Boris Biancheri of Italy plus Congressman James Moran, Terence Jones, Pres. and CEO of Wolf Trap, Lt. Gen. Claudia Kennedy (U.S. Army Ret.), former VA Lt. Gov. John Hager, Norman Scribner, Dir., Choral Arts Society, journalist Helen Thomas and Bob Madigan, Man About Town, WTOP Radio. For a schedule of Rich's shows, click on TV Host tab.

Warner Theatre, Washington, D.C.Theatre & Arts Reviewer
Rich reviews theater productions in Washington, D.C. at Arena Stage, National Theatre, Ford's Theatre, Warner Theatre, Studio Theatre,  The Shakespeare Theatre, plus the Virginia Opera, Wolf Trap, Washington Ballet Company and many community theatres in the nearby suburbs. Portions of his reviews are often quoted in advertisements, magazines and brochures.   He also reviews and reports on art, including exhibits at the National Gallery, The Phillips Collection and The Smithsonian.  (See and

Restaurant ReviewerRestaurant Reviews - Washington, DC, Virginia, Maryland
As a restaurant and wine critic, Rich has reviewed hundreds of restaurants in the metropolitan D.C. area, in addition to hosting celebrity chefs on cooking shows. A few of the restaurants and/or chefs who have been reviewed or appeared on the shows include Taberna Del Alabadero, Bombay Club, Lebanese Taverna, Cafe Milano, Cafe Renaissance, The Palm, Hay Adams Hotel, Da Domenico, El Andariego (Ashton, MD), Seasons 52, Chima, Normandie Farm and Occoquan Inn. Click on "Best Restaurants" and "Best Brunches."

Restaurant Consulting Services
For restaurants seeking experienced, unbiased reviews, Rich Massabny and his wife, Judy, offer diverse backgrounds which include restaurant critic, television host and producer on restaurant related topics, award-winning public relations work, coordination of cookbooks and convention planning at hotels around the country. The Massabny Consulting Service is available on a confidential basis. (For details, click on "Consulting".)


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