Seafood Featured at new Shrimp Hut in Whitehall: Harold Ray recently returned to a profession he thought he had put in his rearview mirror 10 years ago.
After closing a restaurant in 2005, he went into the banking world, which turned out to be decidedly less stable than he expected. A casualty of a mass layoff by JPMorgan Chase & Co. last year, he looked to his family for direction.
“It was hard-hitting; you couldn’t get a job,” Ray said. “So the kids said, ‘Dad, do something you know how to do.’ ”
And he did.