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Signatures Restaurant is an expensive restaurant opened by Jack Abramoff in Washington DC. This restaurant was built in 2002, offering comfort, exceptionality, accommodating, great ambiance and stylish designs. Abramoff was one of the owners of this Signatures Restaurant which is used to reward his fellows and friends. This was used when Kevin A. Ring took Coughlin many times so as to ask for favor. However, this blooming restaurant was closed due to the investigations to Abramoff. Signature can offer supreme and tasteful dishes starting from lunch up to dinner menu along with local and international wine menu which would make the food even delicious. This is the perfect place to dine in with friends, family, business partners and lovers.
Moreover, due to the classic ambiance it can offer it has been used oftentimes on business dealings. Signatures Restaurant was also used by Abramoff with his skyboxes as well as foreign in spending amount of money which is provided by Indian tribes for politicians. In 2002 to 2003, it gave away 180, 000 of food and drinks. Indeed, this restaurant is one of the lists of expensive restaurants frequently visited by politicians. Now, apart from the food and menu, there are also lots of expensive memorabilia that can be found in this restaurant.
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Livsar Enterprises was considered to be the true owner of Signatures and the acting CEO at that time was Rodney Lane. Yale Ginsburg and Jay Kaplan were the registered agents of this Signatures group. It was constructed by John S. Hillery & Association Construction Inc of Sterling, Va. And cost it 850,000 dollars just to finish the structure. The chefs of this restaurant were Jeff Ramsey and executive chef Michael Rosen. However, on 2006, Morou Ouattara became the executive chef.
There are about 104 dining seats and 50 of it were located at the bar area as well as 50 seats on the yard. Signatures’ exclusive dining rooms can accommodate up to 25 people and there are rentable facilities such as wine locker. Aside from exquisite menus being mentioned earlier, there are other significant memorabilia that can be found in Signatures such as unusual document collections of Edward Bomsey and Stan Klos, rocking chair of John F. Kennedy which is worth 495, 000 dollars, letters and pictures of Czar Nicholas, Thomas Edison, General George Patton, Harry Houdini and a lot more as well as the replica of Gerald Ford’s pardon of Richard Nixon which is worth 5, 000 dollars. There are also autographs of famous personalities.
It was said that Abramoff billed overpricing amount to tribal clients just to have meals at Signatures. It was the billing, financial and records that had provide such thing since there was ones wherein Greenberg Traurig have been paid of worth 5,600 dollars by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, and that the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians paid an amount of 20,000 dollars for luncheon and dinner which are held once a month.