Located in the heart of Teton Village at the base of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Il Villaggio Osteria transports guests to the Italian countryside with a comfortable yet lively restaurant perfect for family-style, multi-course dining. Featuring a salumi bar, a stunning pizza oven and cozy dining room, Osteria offers a rustic Italian menu, composed of house-made pastas and pizzas, seasonal salads, as well as imported meats and cheeses from the world’s finest purveyors. Friends and families can come together and gather around the table for a delicious, comforting meal. The space, reminiscent of intimate, community-focused restaurants in Italy, can accommodate parties of any size and makes everyone feel as though they’ve traveled to one of Italy’s hidden gems – all without the jetlag.
Fine Dining Restaurant Group was born in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, by leading culinary minds Gavin Fine and Roger Freedman. Now encompassing multiple restaurants, a catering company, specialty grocer/bottle shop, craft sausage company and artisan ice cream brand in Jackson Hole, FDRG opened their first restaurant, Rendezvous Bistro, in 2001. The opening of Rendezvous Bistro struck great success with both the local community and visitors, staking new territory in service standards, thoughtful food delivery, and dynamic spaces. Gavin and Roger went on to create the Fine Dining Restaurant Group, including Bistro Catering, Il Villaggio Osteria, The Kitchen, Bin22, Bodega, Roadhouse Pub & Eatery, The Bistro, Cream + Sugar, Bovine & Swine, Code Red and Melvin Taproom & Kitchen. For more information about Fine Dining Restaurant Group, click click here.Learn More
Chef Marco started his culinary journey as a dishwasher at the age of 17. He was working with his father at the time and developed a passion for restaurants, which led him to make his way through various positions in the kitchen at Burke Chop House and The Silver Dollar Bar & Grill. He eventually joined Fine Dining Restaurant Group, starting at Roadhouse, and went on to become Sous Chef at Il Villaggio Osteria in 2019. A true leader in the kitchen, he was quickly promoted to Executive Chef.
Originally from Virginia, Jessie moved to Wyoming right after graduating from college. Equipped with degrees focused on recreation, hospitality management and events, she started her career at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, eventually becoming a Banquet Sous Chef. Her passion for the outdoors and hospitality led her to Fine Dining Restaurant Group in July 2022, where she leads the Osteria hospitality team.