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

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Patrick Saurette
The Marc Restaurant Group, Edmonton, AB
Chair of the Board

Brad Kramble
Salisbury House of Canada, Winnipeg, MB
First Vice Chair

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

Mike Yasinski
Hudsons Canadian Hospitality, Edmonton, AB
Vice Chair

David Clanachan 
Restaurants Brands International (RBI), Oakville, ON
Treasurer

Jeremy Bonia
Raymonds Restaurant & The Merchant Tavern, St. John’s, NL
Secretary

Cindy Simpson
Imago Restaurants Inc., Toronto, ON
Chair, Industry Affairs

Susan Senecal
A&W Food Services of Canada Inc., North Vancouver, BC
Chair, Strategic Plan & Governance

Bill Allen
Fresh Casual Restaurant Inc., Aulac, NB
Immediate Past Chair

BOARD MEMBERS

David Aisenstat
The Keg Steakhouse and Bar, Richmond, BC

Jean Bedard
Groupe Sportscene Inc., Boucherville, QC

Darren Carter
Beer Bros, Regina, SK

Tommy Cvitanovich
Drago’s Seafood Restaurant, Metairie, LA

Liam Dolan 
Claddagh Oyster House/Olde Dublin Pub, Charlottetown, PEI

Leslie Echino
Blink Restaurant and Bar, Calgary, AB

Nicolas Filiatrault
Benny & Co., Bois-des Filion, QC

Bill Gregson
Cara Operations Limited, Vaughan, ON

Jordan Holm
Boston Pizza International, Mississauga, ON

George Jeffrey
Quiznos Canada Restaurant Corporation, Oakville, ON

Mo Jessa
Earl’s Restaurants Ltd., Vancouver, BC

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

Kelvin Lum
White Spot Hospitality, Vancouver, BC

Steven Mastoras
Whistler’s Grille & The McNeil Room, Toronto, ON

Steve McMullin
Grafton Connor Group, Halifax, NS

Scot McTaggart
fusion grill, Winnipeg, MB

Paul Methot
Pizza Pizza Ltd., Toronto, ON

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

Peter Stoddart
Saint John Ale House, Saint John, NB