Alex Bebiak grew up in Illinois and is a hospitality industry veteran with more than 18 years of restaurant management experience. Bebiak studied at Northern Illinois University and has managed such notable restaurants as Bella Vista, Bacino’s of Naperville and Wildfire in Illinois. He was relocated to Atlanta with Wildfire, where he served as General Manager for four years.
Bebiak enjoys the energy and fast pace of the restaurant industry. His focus at Ray’s on the River is to capitalize on the reputation the restaurant has built, while always looking for ways to continuously evolve the food, service and overall dining experience while adapting to the trending ways of the industry. He is incredibly passionate about his people and believes that creating a positive work environment is directly related to a positive dining experience for the guests.
Chef Josh Warner has over 17 years of culinary experience and brings a long history with Ray’s Restaurants. Previously, Warner was the Executive Sous Chef of Ray’s on the River for seven years. After completing his culinary studies at the Art Institute of Atlanta, Warner sharpened his skills under such notable Atlanta chefs as Scott Serpas, Greg McCarthy and Karen Hilliard before his arrival at Ray’s on the River.
Warner describes himself as a “comfortably eclectic chef,” and he looks forward to showing off his wide range of skills while also bringing his true passion to fruition in this new role.
Sales & Events Manager
Nisha Khana was born in Durham, North Carolina and moved to Atlanta with her family at a young age. She studied at Kennesaw State University, and it was during these years that she was first exposed to the restaurant industry. It didn’t take long for her to realize that hospitality was her true passion.
Khana comes with 10 years of hospitality experience; from being a part of a restaurant opening to management, she has played many different roles. She joined the Ray’s Family in October of 2011 and assisted with numerous positions including Hospitality Coordinator, Front-of-House Manager and Events Associate.
As the River’s current Sales & Events Manager, Khana has a passion for event planning. She loves assisting each and every client with all of their corporate, social or wedding planning needs. She enjoys that every new event and client presents new and exciting opportunities and challenges!