Executive Chef/PartnerJaime 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.
Director of Cloudveil OperationsEvan 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.