Restaurants Canada is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. These industry leaders represent all provinces and segments of the foodservice industry.

Executive Committee

Mike Yasinski

Chair of the Board
Rally Social Room, Edmonton, AB

Jeremy Bonia

First Vice Chair
The Merchant Tavern and Portage, St. John’s, NL

Nicolas Filiatrault

Vice Chair
Benny & Co., Bois-des Filion, QC

Alan Howie

Vice Chair
Northland Properties, Vancouver, BC

Kelvin Lum

White Spot Limited, Vancouver, BC

Jeffrey Kroll

McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited, Toronto, ON

Cindy Simpson

Immediate Past Chair of the Board
Imago Restaurants Inc., Toronto, ON

Board Members

Paul Bognar

Service Inspired Restaurants (SIR Corp)
Burlington, ON

Jason Brading

MTY Franchising Inc., Richmond Hill, ON

Tatiana Carrascal

Pizza Hut Canada, Vaughan, ON

Tina Chiu

Mandarin Restaurant Franchise Corporation
Brampton, ON

Gene Cormier

Hub City Social; Restaurant Clos Inc.; Halo Donuts Inc.:, Moncton, NB

Julie Denton

Recipe Unlimited Corporation, Vaughan, ON

Court Desautels

Neighbourhood Group of Companies, Guelph, ON

Leslie Echino

Annabelle's Kitchen, Calgary, AB

Mohamad Fakih

Paramount Fine Foods, Toronto, ON

Duncan Fulton

Restaurant Brands International, Toronto, ON

Brent Todd

A&W Food Services of Canada Inc., Vancouver, BC

Hakan Uluer

The Bertossi Group, Halifax, NS

Jordan Holm

Boston Pizza International Inc., Mississauga, ON

Mo Jessa

Earls Restaurants Ltd., Vancouver, BC

Brad Kramble

Salisbury House of Canada, Winnipeg, MB

Guy Laframboise

Les Restaurants Subway Québec Ltée
Ville Saint-Laurent, QC

Sachit Mehra

East India Company Restaurants, Winnipeg, MB

Bruce Miller

Pilot Coffee Roasters, Oakville, ON

Bill Pratt

Chef Inspired Group of Restaurants and Food Trucks, Dartmouth, NS

Elizabeth Rowe

Italian by Night Trattoria, Saint John, NB

Kent Scales

Scales Group of Companies, Charlottetown, PEI

Lacey Sellinger

Odla Restaurant and Market, Saskatoon, SK

Matthew Senecal-Junkeer

Birds & the Beets, Vancouver, BC

Honorary Fellows

Every year our board recognizes the outstanding contributions of select past directors.
Meet our honorary fellows
Wholesale Club December



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