Category: Our Team

Take a Peek at Ray’s Award-Winning Catering Team

Ray’s Catering hosts Seattle’s best private events, from weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties and life celebrations to fundraisers, networking events, luncheons and business meetings. In 2018 we also took home the award for Best Rehearsal Dinner in Seattle Bride! The Ray’s Catering team works hard behind the scenes to make these events come to life, from …

Nic’s Adventures in Nepal!

Our adventurous Boathouse Manager Nic Reinig is an avid alpine climber and enjoys being in the mountains as much as possible when he isn’t here at Ray’s. Nic has had the opportunity to climb and travel in Nepal in the past, but in 2018 his adventures took him on the climbing trip of a lifetime. …

Ray’s at FareStart Guest Chef Night Jan. 24!

On Thursday, January 24 our Executive Chef Paul Duncan will cook alongside the hardworking students at FareStart to prepare a three-course meal while he teaches cooking skills, presentation techniques, and service standards in the kitchen. Last year Chef Paul and FareStart served our famous Mediterranean Mussels and he had the opportunity to teach the students …

Ray’s & Long Live the Kings Work to Restore Wild Salmon

Dear guests, Since our start in 1973 Rays has supported causes that benefit our local waterways, salmon and sustainable fishing. The water is our lifeblood, not just because we sit atop it but because we love to serve fresh fish at Ray’s and support our local fisherman, who depend on it. The future of fish …

Celebrate the Legacy of Ray’s Co-owner Elizabeth Gingrich Sept. 25

Please join us at Ray’s Café on Tuesday, September 25 as we celebrate the legacy and contributions of our beloved co-owner Elizabeth Gingrich who recently passed. We will be offering a special a la carte menu of her favorite Ray’s dishes, dessert and cocktail from 11:30am to 9pm in the Cafe. All proceeds from Elizabeth’s …

Ray’s is the ‘Best Place to Enjoy WA Wine’!

Photo Credit: Seattle Magazine Ray’s is thrilled to be awarded “The Best place to Enjoy Washington Wine”in Seattle Magazine’s 2018 Wine Awards! And we are honored that you, our lovely, loyal guests voted for us to win! Check out our feature with Wine Director Chip Croteau (pictured right) and Co-owner/GM Douglas Zellers in the August …

Ray’s Catering Wins Best Rehearsal Dinner!

Congrats to our outstanding Catering team for winning ‘Best Rehearsal Dinner’ in Seattle Bride Magazine’s Best of Bride 2018 awards this past June! This hardworking team plans and executes Seattle’s best waterfront events and weddings! Rehearsal dinners are just the tip of the iceberg and we’re thrilled to be recognized! Contact our Director of Catering, Amanda and her exceptional …

Retired Ray’s Owner Elizabeth Gingrich Passes

We are extremely saddened by the passing of our longtime co-owner Elizabeth Gingrich, who died peacefully with her family by her side. She lived a long and beautiful life and we feel so lucky to have been a part of it. Elizabeth became an owner of Ray’s in 1975, and was also a bookkeeper here …

Ray’s turns 45: Thank You to Our Guests & Team!

Ray’s turns 45 on Saturday, June 23rd and we want to first and foremost thank our incredible, loyal guests for getting us here. Without you this would not be possible. To our team, thank you for being our family. Thank you Ballard. We’ve worked with your grandparents, parents and children. You’ve been our team, our …

Copper River Salmon Returns to Ray’s!

Copper River salmon season kicks-off today at Ray’s! This year we’re celebrating 35 years of serving this coveted seasonal fish at Ray’s with a look at ‘Copper River Through the Decades’! Copper River salmon has had a long history at Ray’s. Starting in 1983 we were one of the first restaurants in Seattle (as well as …

See More

Fresh WA Halibut Starts Today at Ray’s!

Our Salish Sea Certified fresh halibut was just caught below Lopez Island by the Lummi Nation and delivered to Ray’s! This incredible fish feasts on spot prawns and Dungeness crab throughout its life (10-15 years) resulting in a beautiful, flavorful fish. This halibut is from a fishery that did not exist until the 1990s, due to destructive trawl fishing methods that caught juveniles before …

BOOK A TABLE  AT RAY’S BOATHOUSE

Ray’s Boathouse elevates local, sustainable seafood with global flavors and Northwest inspiration nightly.

BOOK A TABLE  AT RAY’S CAFE

Classic seafood dishes with seasonal preparations in our upstairs Café overlooking Puget Sound.

MAKE A RESERVATION

Simply choose either Ray’s Boathouse or Ray’s Cafe in the first drop down, then find your table.

EMAIL NEWSLETTER SIGN-UP

* indicates required

Book your Ray's Boathouse reservation on Resy
Book your Rays Cafe reservation on Resy