Jose Castaneda

August 9, 2022

Jose is an excellent addition to the Ray’s management team. He’s been working in hospitality for the last 15 years bartending and managing restaurants and is a level 1 Cicerone and level 1 Sommelier.

Jose grew up in California and after moving to Washington graduated from Cascade High School in Everett. After studying math and Spanish at Spokane Falls Community College while planning to earn his teaching degree, he found his passion was in the hospitality industry and changed course to focus his attention to managing and training young adults in fine dining atmospheres.

He loves to cook and makes a great surf and turf with filet mignon, a mushroom gravy, and sauteed butter prawns, all of which he pairs with a great Malbec.

When he’s not helping run a busy dining room he enjoys snowboarding in the winter and kite boarding and paddle boarding in the summer. And he loves to travel to the beautiful PNW mountains for hiking and camping.

Thanksgiving 2022 Reservations & Details!

Join us for Thanksgiving in our Boathouse and Cafe on Thursday, November 24! Our upstairs Cafe will be serving its signature holiday buffet throughout the restaurant and bar and our Boathouse will offer a seasonal Fall-inspired 3-course menu. Reservations are required for all parties on Thanksgiving and can be made online for the Cafe here and Boathouse here. RAY’S CAFE Enjoy our …

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

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