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.


Bill Allen (Bio)
Fresh Casual Restaurant Inc., Aulac, NB
Chair of the Board

Patrick Saurette
The Marc Restaurant Group, Edmonton, AB
First Vice Chair

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

Mark Pacinda
Boston Pizza International Inc., Mississauga, ON
Vice Chair

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

Guy Laframboise
Les Restaurants Subway Québec Ltée, Ville Saint-Laurent, QC
Treasurer & Chair Finance Committee

Mike Yasinski
Hudsons Canadian Hospitality, Edmonton, AB

Paul Methot
Pizza Pizza Limited, Toronto, ON
Immediate Past Chair & Chair Nominating Committee

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


Jean Bedard
Groupe Sportscene Inc., Boucherville, QC

Jeremy Bonia
Raymonds Restaurant, St. John’s, NL

Darren Carter
Beer Bros, Regina, SK

David Clanachan
TDL Group Corp. (Tim Hortons Inc), Oakville, ON

Tommy Cvitanovich
(National Restaurant Association Exchange Director)
Drago’s Seafood Restaurant, Metairie, LA

Leslie Echino
Blink Restaurant and Bar, Calgary, AB

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

Bill Gregson
Cara Operations Limited, Vaughan, ON

James Henderson
The Keg Steakhouse & Bar, Richmond, BC

George Jeffrey
Quiznos Canada Restaurant Corporation, Oakville, ON

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

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

Jacques Mignault
McDonald’s Restaurant of Canada Limited, Toronto, ON

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

Richard Scofield
Les Rôtisseries St-Hubert Ltée, Laval, QC

Cindy Simpson
Imago Restaurants Inc., Toronto, ON

Peter Stoddart
Saint John Ale House, Saint John, NB

Vikram Vij
Vij’s Restaurant Inc., Vancouver, BC