Food Executive of the Year (FEY)

CAFP Food Executive of the Year

In 1973, the Food Executive of the year was acclaimed as a National Award by the Canadian Food Executive Association( now CAFP).  The Food Executive of the Year is presented at the branch level, and nationally to CAFP members in recognition of outstanding ability and contribution to the foodservice and hospitality industry, as well as for service in CAFP and community involvement throughout one’s career.

Each year names are submitted locally and nationally followed by completion of a comprehensive nomination outlining the individual’s development, achievements, and responsibilities both currently and in previous positions held during their career.  The nomination also outlines national and local leadership activities in other industry associations and community/ volunteer groups and associations.  Finally the individual’s activity as a member at their local branch and national involvement is assessed.

It is an incredible honour to be nominated and recognized locally by your peers and very humbling to be presented with the National Award at the national Conference.

The following is a list of the National Winners since 1973

2017             Patrick Watt, CFE

                    Consultant, Moncton, New Brunswick

2016             Jim Kostuch

                     President of TrainCan Inc., Toronto, Ontario

2015             Dr. Natalie Carrier, RD,CFE

                     Director ,School of Food Sciences,Nutrition and Family Studies Moncton , New Brunswick

2014             Dr. Alicia Garcia, RD, CFE

                     Chair Food and Nutritional Sciences program, London Ontario

2013             Leesa Franklin, CFE

                     Department of National Defence, Ottawa, Ontario

2012             Tom Mitchell, CFE

                     TLC Marketing, Calgary, Alberta

2011             David Savage, CFE

                     Food Systems Consulting, Toronto, Ontario

2010             Renso Vetoretti, RD,CFE

                     HFS, Ottawa , Ontario

2009             Thomas Holzschuher, RD,CFE

                     Burlodge Canada, Brampton , Ontario

2008             Elaine Robichaud, CFE

                     Atlantic Health Sciences Corporation, Saint John, New Brunswick

2007             Major Carol Schell, CFE

                     National Defense Headquarters, Ottawa, Ontario

2006             Brian Emmerton, CFE

                     Complete Purchasing Services, Toronto, Ontario

2005              Anne ASSLEY, CFE

                      Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Edmonton, Alberta

2004              Liz  FORBES, CFE

                      Kemptville College, University of Guelph, Kemptville, Ontario

2003              Peter LAM,  RD  CFE

                      Peter Lam Consulting, Vancouver, BC

2002              Colleen KOCH-McDONALD,  RD  CFE

                      Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2001              Grant THOMPSON, CFE

                      Hospital Food Services, Ottawa, Ontario

2000             Rosie MacLEAN, CFE

                     MacLean Food Consulting Inc., Toronto, Ontario

1999             Andrea MacLEAN-HOLOHAN, CFE (retired)

                     Region 2 Hospital Corporation, Saint John, NB

1998             Brian COOPER, CFE, (deceased)

                     George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario

1997             Sandra MacSORLEY, CFE

                     Restaurant and Food Service Consultant, Vancouver, BC

1996             Barbara DUNLOP, CFE

                     George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario

1995             Wim LAARHOVEN, CFE

                     le Groupe La Cantiniere Inc., Montreal, Quebec

1994             Florence AKERLEY, CFE (retired)

                     Moncton Hospital, Moncton, NB

1993             John PHOENIX, CFE (deceased)

                     Sears Canada Inc., Toronto, Ontario

1992             Barbara THOMPSON, CFE

                     Region 3 Hospital Corp., Versa Services, Fredericton, NB

1991              Philip JOSEPHS, CFE

                      Parks & Recreation, Vancouver, BC

1990              Regina ROBICHAUD, CFE

                      University of Moncton, Moncton, NB

1989              Tom WHATTAM, CFE (retired)

                      Dofasco, Hamilton, Ontario

1988               Lorraine COOK, CFE (Retired)

                       Health Science Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

1987               James ENGLER, CFE          

                       Compucollege School of Business, Vancouver, BC

1986               Muriel STANWAY, CFE(deceased)

                       Northwood Care Incorporated, Halifax/Dartmouth, NS

1985               Richard ROWER, CFE (retired)       

                       Eatons, Montreal, Quebec

1984               Marianne SCHUMACHER, CFE (retired)

 

                       Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

1983               Judith HARVEY, CFE, (retired)

                       Palais des Congres, Montreal, Quebec

1982               Inge HAUSNER, CFE, (deceased)

                       University of B.C., Vancouver, BC

1981               Paul A. GLOVER, CFE

                       VS Services Ltd., Hamilton, Ontario

1980               G.T. "Tom" HOLLOSI, CFE (Deceased)

                       Marine Drive Golf Club, Vancouver, BC

1979               Ronald C. WHITTET, CFE (Deceased),

                       Hamilton Golf & Country Club, Hamilton, Ontario

1978               David WEIGHTMAN, CFE (retired)

                       Eatons, Montreal, Quebec

1977               Jacques SEINET, CFE (retired)

                       Les Entreprises CARA (Quebec) Ltee, Montreal, Quebec

1976               Joseph E. DINELEY, CFE, (retired)

 

                       Food Service Dimensions, Toronto, Ontario

1975               Diane A. RAYMOND, CFE, (retired)

                       MacDonald College of McGill, Montreal, Quebec

1974               Donald C. McPHIE, DODG, CFE (deceased)

 

                       Mainsonneuve Food Services, Montreal, Quebec

1973               Joseph J. DINELEY, Sr. (deceased)

                       J. & J. Dineley Ltd. Caterers, Toronto, Ontarioe Drive Golf Club, Vancouver, BC

1981               Paul A. GLOVER, CFE

                       VS Services Ltd., Hamilton, Ontario

1982               Inge HAUSNER, CFE, (deceased)

                       University of B.C., Vancouver, BC

1983               Judith HARVEY, CFE, (retired)

                       Palais des Congres, Montreal, Quebec

1984               Marianne SCHUMACHER, CFE (retired)

                       Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

1985               Richard ROWER, CFE (retired)       

                       Eatons, Montreal, Quebec

1986               Muriel STANWAY, CFE(deceased)

                       Northwood Care Incorporated, Halifax/Dartmouth, NS

1987               James ENGLER, CFE          

                       Compucollege School of Business, Vancouver, BC

1988               Lorraine COOK, CFE (Retired)

                       Health Science Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba


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