About Racks Fish House + Oyster Bar
Welcome to our House
Innovative seafood dishes that incorporate classics with the modern style and appetite of South Florida
Bringing a modern seafood experience to Delray Beach, Racks Fish House + Oyster Bar’s mission is to create an inspired and memorable dining experience for its guests by combining seasonally inspired contemporary takes on classic seafood dishes with exemplary ambiance and service.
A fresh take on service
At our core, we believe an excellent restaurant experience starts with investing in the staff. Founder and owner Gary Rack takes pride in personally developing the staff at RACKS, and it’s the attention to detail and professionalism that drives the enjoyable atmosphere and exquisite experience.
Thoughtfully developed, ever-changing menus encapsulate a passion for fresh seafood and creativity.
We are all about real people making real good food. Our seasonal, locally sourced seafood is the freshest in South Florida.
Gary Racks mission extends beyond the food. The staff at Racks Fish House is a part of his family. He says, “There is no greater reward than to watch your employees succeed to the point where you’ve bettered their lives, their financial ability, and their quality of living. We believe in coaching and training employees to understand that hard work, dedication, integrity, and honesty will lead them down the road of financial success, freedom, and stability within our company.”
Join Our Team
Founder & Owner
Gary Rack is a self-made restaurateur who takes a family-centered approach to revolutionize the neighborhood dining experience. He envisioned and founded RACKS Fish House + Oyster Bar around the idea that local, seasonal seafood, crafted cocktails, and exceptional service can create a contemporary and memorable experience.
Directory of Culinary
Demetrio Zavala was born into a military family at Fort Carson, Colorado but grew up in Delray Beach, Florida. He’s worked under many award-winning chefs in New York and Washington D.C. and has flexed his muscles on the national stage, winning Food Network’s Chopped eight times. He joined the Gary Rack Restaurant Management Group to share his love of fresh, local ingredients and return to his South Florida roots.
Director of Operations
Justin has spent more than 20 years in the food & beverage industry working to grow several concepts throughout his career. In 2017 he found his home with the Gary Racks Restaurant Group where he’s worked to develop a family approach to his team and guest. Working alongside Gary Rack and Chef Demetrio Zavala they have turned Racks Restaurants into a one of a kind dining experience for everyone to enjoy.