Zach Lake

August 7, 2018

Zach has spent his restaurant career in many different roles learning various aspects of the industry and has worked in what he considers to be some of the top restaurants in Washington. He spent the first 10 years of his restaurant career as a line cook, and in 2013 was promoted to pantry cook at Ray’s Café making salads and desserts. He moved up to lead Café cook and a couple of years later he moved to the Boathouse as a line cook, also working his way up to a lead line cook.

Next he transitioned to the front of the house where he worked in expo, preparing food before it’s delivered to the guest, and as a host then Front of House Manager to learn more about running a restaurant and diving deeper into Ray’s culture of excellent customer service. He is thrilled to now be Café Sous Chef and help lead this bustling and busy kitchen!  

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 …

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

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