This November, as we look forward to 2018 and turning 45, we want to pause for a moment to celebrate the past, present and future of Ray’s, with you our beloved guests.
From November 1-21 enjoy three weeks of special menus that throwback to memorable moments and eras in our history. It will conclude with the drawing of a very special prize… Dinner for a Year at Ray’s for one lucky guest!
But first we want to hear from you!
Help us create a special 3-course menu of your favorite Ray’s dishes during the final week. Describe for us your most memorable Ray’s appetizer, entrée and dessert dishes from a recent experience (one in each category) or get out your copy of Ray’s cookbook, “Seafood Secrets of the Pacific Northwest” and tell us which appetizer, entrée and dessert is your favorite by Friday, November 3 at 11:59pm. Then our Executive Chef Paul Duncan will recreate a 3-course menu made up of the top item in each category, available in the Café and Boathouse Wednesday, November 15-Tuesday, November 21.
Tell us your top choices on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, email us at email@example.com, or fill out a quick online poll. Don’t have a cookbook? Don’t worry we have some gently used copies available for purchase at the Café.
How to Win Dinner for a Year at Ray’s:
Each week we will feature a different multi-course menu with nods to our past, try all of them and get entered to win each time!
Here’s what’s in store:
November 1-7: Guest Chef, Ray’s Founding Partner Russ Wohlers
The man who put Ray’s on the map with his simple approach to cooking the best local seafood, is back in the kitchen cooking up some of his favorite original Ray’s recipes:
November 8-14: James Beard House Dinner
In 1992 Ray’s cooked a very special dinner at the James Beard House in New York City. For this week only, we are recreating that dinner in the Café and Boathouse for you to enjoy in full or choose courses a la carte:
November 15-21: You Choose the Menu!
Experience your favorite Ray’s recipes in a 3-course menu that you, our guests created!
We will be tallying up votes from your emails, social media comments and our online poll, to determine which appetizers, entrées and dessert to serve. The top item with the most votes for appetizer, entrée, and dessert will make up the menu. We will announce this guest favorite menu via social media before it begins.
Good luck to all, and we look forward to seeing you soon!
Official “Dinner for a Year at Ray’s” Contest Rules
How to Enter
These are the official contest rules of the “Dinner for a Year at Ray’s” contest. These rules may be subject to change without notice.
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