Our Team

The LaFonda Team

Alejandro Lopez

Owner & Chef

Alejandro Lopez, owner and chef of LaFonda Lopez Restaurant, has worked in the Methow Valley since he was 16 years old and attending Liberty Bell High School.  Some of Alex’s jobs have included tree nursery gardening with Dave and Marilyn Sabold at Gardner Gardens and working at Hank’s Harvest Foods. Alex started in the restaurant […]

Cristina Lopez


Cristina worked at the Twisp River Pub where she developed her professional skills as a Pantry Chef.  She has done preparation of vegetables, salads, sauce and dressings and desserts, using her skills in a high-volume restaurant.  Together, Alejandro and Cristina have taken their skills and enjoyment in preparation of good food to realize their dream […]