FRED PEIGHTAL
Managing Partner

A graduate of Cornell University School of Hotel Administration and The French Culinary Institute, Fred has always had a passion for the hospitality business. After stints in some of New York’s most acclaimed restaurants, Fred moved to Jackson Hole to pursue his other love, the outdoors. After establishing and operating one of the largest and most successful catering businesses in Jackson for six years, Fred decided it was time to strike out on his own. Cafe Genevieve was a way to capitalize on his experience and bring a more personal touch to his clientele.

JOSHUA GOVERNALE
Executive Chef

Joshua Governale grew up in Orange County, CA in a cooking family. His Italian grandparents brought traditions from New Orleans and Chicago. At the young age of eighteen years old, Josh was accepted into the historic Broadmoor Resort Chef Program in Colorado Springs, CO. Josh had the opportunity to learn under the tutelage of Master Chef Siegfried Eisenberger. As part of his experience, Josh worked for one year at the renown Coyote Cafe owned and operated by highly respected chef, Mark Miller. Josh moved to Portland, OR in 1998 and secured a position as Sous Chef of Nuevo Latino Restaurant, Oba. Shortly after his stint in Portland, Josh was recruited by Executive Chef, Jeff Drew, of the acclaimed Snake River Grill in Jackson, WY. Josh was quickly immersed in the Jackson restaurant scene as Sous Chef of the Snake River Grill. Josh brings a wealth of culinary knowledge and years of creativity to Cafe Genevieve.