Meet Our Team

Drawing on decades of experience in the Denver restaurant scene and inspired by former culinary partnerships the leadership team at Brightmarten are seasoned and excited to serve you.

Jared Riggs
Jared Riggs

General Manager/ Owner
He tends to details and makes the people happy.

Wade Nelson
Wade Nelson

Beverage Director/ Bartender / Owner
Crafts cocktails and curates beer and wine selection.

Jake Grant
Jake Grant

Executive Chef/ Owner
Makes unpretentious and thoughtful food.

Josh Prater
Josh Prater

Chef/ Owner
He Has many deft maneuvers in the kitchen.

Marc Despalmes
Marc Despalmes

In-House Sommelier

Kristin Axley
Kristin Axley

Event Coordinator

Eric Brightmarten in Bonnie Brae
Eric Sassano

Pastry Chef

Grady Boyle, Brightmarten in Bonnie Brae Denver Colorado 80209
Grady Boyle

Sous-chef