Category: Our Team

A Letter of Thanks from Executive Chef Kevin

This Thanksgiving brings a close-knit holiday at home with loved ones, a day that we at Ray’s would otherwise be happily working for you. It’s a glimpse of reality the year has bestowed upon the restaurant industry. However different this holiday may look, there is still plenty for which we can be thankful. As a …

Rock The Vote with Ray’s this October!

At Ray’s we believe that voting is one of the most important steps we can take for our democracy, for the future of our country and for generations to come. Our managers, cooks, servers, dish washers, hosts and bartenders each have their own reasons that they vote, and all are equally important. Our goal this …

Ray’s Custom Woodford Reserve Whiskey Has Arrived!

Our Woodford Reserve whiskey barrel has arrived from Louisville, Kentucky filled with our custom-blended Private Selection No.1 Bourbon! Purchase it now by the 1-liter bottle via *Toast or in-person for $60. You can also sip it in a cocktail with our Private Selection Perfect Manhattan available now in the Café Woodford Reserve Ray’s Private Selection No. …

Ray’s Black Lentil Soup & Pasta Fagiole Recipe

Executive Chef Paul Duncan shares an easy two-in-one recipe to make any night of the week. Then enjoy it a different way the next night! Black Lentil Soup & Pasta Fagiole Recipe (makes 4 portions of soup and 4 portions of pasta fagiole) *Note: this recipe makes 8 portions of lentil soup total – soup gets …

A Note From Ray’s GM & Co-Owner

Friends, On Monday March 16th we turned off the big red Ray’s neon sign for the first time in our recollection for any reason other than maintenance.  It wasn’t a sad occasion. It was a business move to reduce expenses.  As the mandates and advice to help stop the spread of the virus took shape we …

Ray’s Wins ‘Best Seafood’ 2019!

Thank you for voting Ray’s ‘Best Seafood’ in Seattle Magazine’s 2019 Best of Seattle Reader’s Choice poll!! We love our loyal guests and as a thank you we are extending our holiday gift card bonus offer for one extra week, until Dec. 31, 2019!  For every $100 in gift cards purchased you receive a $20 …

Ray’s Team Goes Snorkeling With Salmon!

Ray’s GM and Co-Owner Doug Zellers alongside Ray’s Sous Chef Kevin Murray recently donned their dry suits to snorkel with Long Live the Kings (LLTK) in the Lilliwaup River at Hood Canal! The day began with of tour of LLTK’s Lilliwaup field station, their conservation hatchery located on private land. After 30 minutes of getting …

A Lesson in Salish Sea Salmon Restoration

Sustainability and the health of our Salish Sea and waterways has long been an area of focus for the ownership and staff at Ray’s Boathouse. We’ve always worked to educate our team about what they are serving, where it came from and how it was caught or harvested. We visit our fishermen and women and …

Ray’s Team Summits Mt. Rainier

A group of adventurous Ray’s team members recently climbed and summited Mt. Rainier in a three-day excursion! Our GM and Co-owner Doug along with our Boathouse Manager Nic, his partner Elizabeth, and restaurant staff Sarah, Alex and Joe. Day one they left Paradise, WA at 11am and made it to Camp Muir at 5:30pm to …

Ray’s Visits Fish & Family Seafoods in Sitka, Alaska

Ray’s has been sourcing and serving fresh, sustainably caught Northwest seafood directly from fishermen and women for decades. But no matter how long we do this we can never get enough knowledge about where our fish comes from and the people behind it. We have great respect for the men, women and families that have …

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A Letter of Thanks from Executive Chef Kevin

This Thanksgiving brings a close-knit holiday at home with loved ones, a day that we at Ray’s would otherwise be happily working for you. It’s a glimpse of reality the year has bestowed upon the restaurant industry. However different this holiday may look, there is still plenty for which we can be thankful. As a …

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