Owner / Executive Chef Jamey Fader
Chef/Owner of LOLA, Jamey Fader, was born and raised in the D.C metro area. After receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from West Virginia University, Jamey realized his true passion lay in the kitchen. Understanding the up and coming culinary opportunities in the Denver area, Jamey moved to Colorado in 1996. He began his Denver culinary career as head chef at Jax Fish House and in 2002 partnered with Dave Query, to create LOLA. LOLA has raised the bar for dining in Denver in the short time that it has been open, winning numerous accolades. These include one of 5280 Magazine’s BEST NEW RESTAURANTS, Food and Wine Magazine’s TOP FIVE TEQUILA BARS in the country, BEST CEVICHE, BEST MARGARITA and BEST GUACAMOLE. As well, Chef Jamey Fader was named DENVER’S CHEF OF THE YEAR by 5280 Magazine in December 2004 and January 2005. In 2010 Jamey took on the role of Culinary Director for the Big Red F restaurant group overseeing some of Colorado’s finest kitchens. Today he can be found working with the many talented chefs within the group, going for long mountainous runs, participating in countless local charities, snowboarding the backcountry of the continental divide and spending time with his wife and daughter.