TORONTO — The Ontario Hostelry Institute (OHI) announced the recipients of its 2015 Top 30 Under 30 recognition program in mid-February.
The annual list celebrates young professionals in the hospitality and foodservice sectors.
Here are this year’s honourees:
Sarah Atzmueller, Head butcher, The Healthy Butcher
Sophie Doria, President’s Choice Test Kitchen chef recruitment and externship officer, Loblaw Companies Ltd.
Bykova D’Sa, Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts, George Brown College
Christine Fancy, Corporate pastry chef, The Drake Hotel commissary
Julia Gilmore, Product development co-ordinator, Ontario Tourism Alliance
Gracie Goad, Food and beverage manager, The Drake Hotel Properties
Rebecca Gordon, Student leader, University of Guelph
Brianne Hawley, Wine student liaison, social media, Niagara College
Michelle Hewitt, General manager, Mildred’s Temple Kitchen
Lee Jackson, General manager, Oliver & Bonacini
Hayden Johnston, Chef de cuisine, Richmond Station
Emma Kamp, Assistant general manager, Bread Bar Guelph, Pearle Hospitality
Marc Kanatkin, Manager, Imago Restaurants Inc.
Yiannis Kokolakis, Roomservice and stewarding manger, Four Seasons Hotel Toronto
Kristin Leiska, Senior marketing manager, Tortoise Restaurant Group
Benjamin Lillico, Chef de partie, Langdon Hall Country House Hotel & Spa
Semion Merzon, Franchise owner and operator, Aroma Café
Marcus Monteiro, Executive chef, Brassaii Restaurant
Emily Newton-Przulj, Executive meeting manager, The Fairmont Royal York
Garrett O’Kane, General manager, O&B Events, Oliver and Bonacini
Candace Rambert, Culinary technician, Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts, George Brown College, Food Innovation and Research Studio
Sarah Russell, Meeting and event manager, The Westin Harbour Castle
Michelle Siman, New product introductions specialist, Tim Hortons
Jay Thomsen, Executive general manager, Chase Hospitality Group
Mark Tsujimoto, Assistant guest services manager, Park Hyatt Toronto
Audrius Valiulis, Account manager, apetito Canada
Carolina Ventura, Assistant catering manager, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Mary Catherine Wasilik, Customer experience, Rosewood Estates Winery
Nikki Weiler, Owner and manager, Janet Lynn’s Bistro