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

Executive Committee

Brad Kramble

Chair of the Board
Salisbury House of Canada,
Winnipeg, MB

Guy Laframboise

First Vice Chair
Les Restaurants Subway Québec Ltée,
Ville Saint-Laurent, QC

Mike Yasinski

Vice Chair
Hudsons Canadian Hospitality,
Edmonton, AB

Cindy Simpson

Vice Chair
Imago Restaurants Inc.,
Toronto, ON

David Clanachan

Barque Smokehouse,
Toronto, ON

Scot McTaggart

fusion grill,
Winnipeg, MB

Jeremy Bonia

Chair, Strategic Plan & Governance
Raymonds Restaurant & The Merchant Tavern, St. John’s, NL

Patrick Saurette

Immediate Past Chair
The Marc Restaurant Group,
Edmonton, AB

Board Members

Bill Allen

Fresh Casual Restaurants Inc., Aulac, NB

Jean Bédard

Groupe Sportscene Inc., Boucherville, QC

Dickie Brennan

International Ambassador
Dickie Brennan & Company, New Orleans, LA, USA

Darren Carter

Beer Bros. Gastropub & Deli, Regina, SK

Liam Dolan

Peake’s Quay Restaurant & Bar, Charlottetown, PEI

Leslie Echino

Blink Restaurant and Bar, Calgary, AB

Nicolas Filiatrault

Benny & Co., Bois-des Filion, QC

Duncan Fulton

Restaurant Brands International, Toronto, ON

Kelly Higginson

CFW Restaurants and Hotels, Toronto, ON

Jordan Holm

Boston Pizza International Inc., Mississauga, ON

Alan Howie

Northland Restaurant Group, Vancouver, BC

Mo Jessa

Earls Restaurants Ltd., Vancouver, BC

Jeffrey Kroll

McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Ltd., Toronto, ON

Kelvin Lum

White Spot Limited, Vancouver, BC

Steve McMullin

Grafton Connor Group, Halifax, NS

Paul Methot

Pizza Pizza Ltd., Toronto, ON

Bill Pratt

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

Matthew Senecal-Junkeer

Birds & the Beets, Vancouver, BC

Peter Stoddart

Saint John Ale House, Saint John, NB

Brent Todd

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

Nivera Wallini

KFC Canada, Yum! Brands, Vaughan, ON

Honorary Fellows

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



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