Food

Dan Berezan

Dan Berezan is founder of CultivatR.ca which is an only farmer’s market – bringing fresh food straight from producers to your home table.

Pete Nguyen

Pete Nguyen is an Art Director at Berlin Communications, partner of Sea Change Brewing Co., and an active illustrator, muralist, designer and musician

Nicholas Raymond-Giasson

Nicholas Raymond-Giasson est propriétaire de Cleanergy Inc. Nicholas est un préparateur physique et il effectue également des consultations en nutrition. Il possède son propre studio d’entrainement à St-Jean-sur-Richelieu nommé le Cleanergym Underground. Il a de nombreuses formations académiques : études collégiales en travail social, études universitaires en Éducation Physique et à la santé à Sherbrooke, Somatraining avec Guy Voyez à l’institut Somatraining, Kinésiologie Appliqué avec Bob Rakowski au Minnesota, Posturologie avec Annette Verpillot, Nutrition Appliqué avec Precision Nutrition (en ligne) et Bob Rakowski à Houston au Texas, etc. Son but est de pouvoir aidez un maximum de personnes à retrouver une santé optimale en identifiant les outils qu’ils seront en mesure d’intégrer dans leur quotidien.

Robert Phelps

Robert Phelps, President of Canadian operations with SilverChef, who has teams established across Canada responsible for supporting Dealer Partners and Industry Bodies to deliver business value with flexible equipment rental and finance lease funding solutions across the hospitality sector. Focused on supporting customers and industry including Restaurants, Cafes, Motels, Hotels, Clubs, Coffee Roasters, Butchers, Bakers and Franchises. To date, Silver Chef has partnered with over 2,500 Canadian hospitality businesses.

Jim Button

Jim Button is co-founder of Village Brewery, a strategist with Evans Hunt and a member of the board of directors of Beer Canada. Jim has been on a sabbatical for a year while he deals with terminal cancer.

Jennifer Carlson

Jennifer Carlson is founder and president of Thirsty Naturals. She’s also co-founder of Baby Gourmet and Chair of Innovation and New Ventures at SAIT.

PJ L’Heureux

PJ L’Heureux is a well-known Calgary businessman who owns and operates several bars and restaurants in the city including CRAFT Beer MarketTrolley 5St. James CornerHome & Away and Rodney’s Oyster House.

Christian Mena

Christian Mena is a well-known restaurateur and former lead singer of 90’s latin pop funk band MARACUJAH. He also starred on Broadway touring as Roger in RENT alongside Neil Patrick Harris. He’s partner in SABOR, BODEGA Tapas and Wine Bars and Urbano Pizza Co.

Tony Spoletini

Tony Spoletini is a co-founder and co-owner of Spolumbo’s – a very popular Italian restaurant and deli. He’s also a former Canadian Football League player.

Sharon Hapton

Sharon Hapton is the founder and CEO of Soup Sisters, a charity dedicated to ‘creating a stir’ in communities across North America. Soup Sisters and Broth Brothers have delivered nearly 2 million ‘Hugs in a Bowl’ of nourishing and nurturing soup nationwide to women’s shelters and youth crisis centers. In addition to being a social entrepreneur, Sharon is a best-selling author of the Soup Sisters cookbook series.