Category: Our Team

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 …

Celebrate the Sonics’ 1979 Championship at Ray’s 5.31-6.2!

On June 1, 1979 Jack Sikma, Ray’s co-owner, helped lead the Seattle Sonics to their first and only NBA Championship title! The city celebrated for days with tons of fans meeting the team’s airplane at Sea-Tac, a celebratory parade through Seattle, and fanfare all around town. Now 40 years later we celebrate this historic win …

Ray’s Team Helps Restore Wild Salmon Habitats

The Ray’s team including owners, managers, chefs, servers and hosts all joined together this week to restore critical salmon habitat along the Snoqualmie River. We teamed up with our non-profit partner Long Live the Kings to volunteer for a day with Stewardship Partners, a local non-profit committed to habitat restoration in the Snoqualmie Valley to help …

Wedding Inspiration from Ray’s Spring Open House

Ray’s Catering takes great care of its wedding couples, providing excellent service and the resources they need to plan their perfect, unique wedding! To ease the process, we host an open house and create a one-stop opportunity for them to plan. This year our Spring Wedding Open House took place on Sunday, March 10 and featured …

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. …

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Pop the Question at Ray’s on Feb. 14!

Getting engaged on Valentine’s Day? Pop the question at Ray’s Boathouse or Cafe and enjoy a special rate when you book your wedding at Ray’s Northwest Room in 2020! Any guests who become engaged at Ray’s Boathouse or Cafe on Friday, February 14, 2020 will receive 1/2 off their room rental fee at Ray’s Northwest …

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