The Team

  • Jaime Perez
    Jaime Perez

    Executive Chef/Partner

    Jaime Perez began with Fine Dining Restaurant Group as an oyster shucker at Rendezvous Bistro. After working and mastering each station in the kitchen throughout many years, his talent and hard work earned him the position of executive chef, a role he held for several years. Now the executive chef of The Bistro, Jaime personifies leading a kitchen by example, providing mentorship and remaining calm in the midst of even the most chaotic of situations.
  • Evan Thompson
    Evan Thompson

    Director of Cloudveil Operations

    Evan Thompson has found himself in and out of hospitality his whole life. A native of Buffalo, NY and graduate of the University of Indiana, prior to joining the Fine Dining Restaurant Group family in 2020, Evan spent several years as a teacher and an international tour guide. Drawing from his previous experience and his versatility working management positions throughout Fine Dining since September 2020, Evan uses his experience in logistics, team building and leadership, to his role leading the food and beverage teams inside The Bistro and within the other private dining experiences at The Cloudveil hotel.
  • Cris Lee
    Chris Lee

    General Manager, The Bistro

    A graduate of Gettysburg College, the mountains drew Chris Lee to Jackson Hole in November 2020 to pursue his passion for snowboarding and mountain living. Chris joined Fine Dining Restaurant Group in the spring of 2021, where he went on to manage teams across multiple FDRG locations, including Osteria, Bodega, Melvin Taproom & Kitchen and Roadhouse. Now the manager at The Bistro, Chris leads the restaurant team with a strong sense of camaraderie and teamwork, recognizing that success in any endeavor is amplified when shared with a supportive group of caring people.
  • Casey Martin
    Casey Martin

    General Manager, Cloudveil Catering

    After growing up in Washington, DC and Bavaria, Germany, Casey Martin was drawn to the Jackson Hole area by a passion for backcountry skiing and hiking. Casey moved to Driggs in 2020 and began with Fine Dining Restaurant Group in 2021. Initially working with FDRG as a server for Bistro Catering, he moved to Cloudveil banquets in late 2022, where he became Assistant Manager and then General Manager. Prior to his time with FDRG, Casey ran an educational consulting company that collaborated with educators across the US. Casey brings strong communication skills, palpable energy and positive energy to all Cloudveil events.