Kyle N. – Principal
Kyle enjoyed the food and beverage life so much he left his web services, and internet marketing background behind to help Chef Taryn grow Savoury Chef Foods to where it is today. He has a passion for marketing, culture, and people, and a keen eye for detail, he coins himself as the official taste tester.
Always ahead of the curve – he is also part owner of pastrytraining.com - an online pastry training school dedicated to the art
Taryn W. – Principle / Executive Chef
Taryn loves discovering new flavours and techniques from all over the world, and travels both internationally and within the multicultural city of Vancouver for inspiration. Taryn also recognizes the importance of using fresh local ingredients in her cooking, and has incorporated this value into her entire business model.
More on Chef Taryn.
Polina P. – Wedding & Event Specialist
Polina has a background in catering and food service management having previously worked in Ontario & London, UK. She has passion for great food and wine and recognizes the importance of providing superior client experience. Polina also held a position on the David Suzuki Foundation.
Ashley S. – Wedding & Event Specialist
Ashley brings an infectious warmth and charm to every event she organizes. Combining her creative and vivacious energy with her passion for all things culinary makes for an unbeatable combination. The self-proclaimed perfectionist is always up on the current trends, an avid traveller and a lover of all things pb&J (we try not to hold that against her). Her background in hotel & restaurant management, as well as her wining personality are only a few of the reasons that make her a valuable asset to the team.
Elysha S. – Administrative Coordinator
Elysha joins us from a varied background of administration, food service management, and corporate sales. We are thrilled to have her as part of our team where she oversees the entire companies happiness meter, which she does with ease.
Arek N. – Facility Manager
Arek works hard to make sure our facility is running top notch, our logistics are in order, and our inventory well stocked. A trained bartender, and culinary chef originally from the great country of Poland.
Sawyer W. – Director Of First Impressions
A Japanese Native, Sawyer brings a long history of customer engagement. An avid runner, and dirt-digging enthusiast.
Christie K. – Staff Controller
Christie has extensive experience in food service accounting, and large restaurant groups. She is a great addition to our team.
Toban R. – Service Manager
Toban is in charge of all aspects of Front Of House for our company. Coming from a wide array of restaurant background experience in some of Vancouver’s top and modern restaurants. He is also a passionate stylist.
Toban R. / Carmel A. / Chris M. / Cherry A. / James A. / Martine M. / Brian W.
Alissa F. – Chef De Cuisine
Before joining Savoury Chef Foods, Alissa Fabius was Executive Chef of the Heather Hospitality group, worked at C Restaurants Catering division, as well as as well as a long stint (over 6 years) at the famous Il Giardino famed restaurant. Originally from Ontario.
Shane M. – Sous Chef
Shane joins us from a wide range of sous chef, and restaurant positions in the downtown Vancouver area. From Tableau Bistro, Quails Gate Winery, Wickaninnish Inn, Rodney’s Oysters House and more. We are excited to have him as part of our team.
Wendell D. – Pastry Chef
A London native, Wendell brings a great repertoire of dessert items with him to our kitchen, we know you will love them as much as we do! A graduate from the Northwest Culinary Academy of Vancouver, Wendell has worked in some of Vancouver’s top restaurants, and continues to further his education in all aspects of kitchen and restaurant management.
Jordan R. – 1st Cook
Working his way up the ranks at many of the cities top fine dining restaurants including the famed ‘Le Crocodile’. We are happy to have him as part of our team holding down the 1st Cook position.
Amy P. – Kitchen Manager
Amy joins our team with a wide variety of restaurant and administrative experience. We are lucky to have her as part of our team.
Kyle Y. / Harry P. / Heather W. / Vincent M. / Jon N. – Team Cooks