MEET OUR TEAM
Excellent Food, Superior Service, Fresh Thinking
President & Founder
Steve’s passion to create memorable experiences for people all started when he was a teenager working in the restaurant industry.
From there his passion kept growing and he took the catering industry by storm. His down to earth personality, ambition and professionalism helped him build and create Scarlett House Food Group to become what it is today; a recognizable food manufacturing company within the Greater Toronto Area and beyond.
With over 20 years of industry experience, Paul began his journey with Scarlett House Food Group in 2006.
His creativity and skill set brought him to Scarlett House Food Group as our visionary chef, helping to create flawless catered events. Paul’s performance, leadership capacity, and desire to grow had proven him to be a natural in his previous role as Director of Operations and more recently, Paul has started his next journey as Vice President, Business Operations. Paul also holds the Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE) designation by NACE.
Director of Financial Planning & Analysis
Ben, a mature and experienced businessman with sound conceptual, analytical and communication skills.
Over 35 years experience within the business and institutional industry with emphasis on customer satisfaction, marketing, general management, strategic planning and problem definition. Ben’s previous experience includes successfully owning and operating two franchise locations in addition to an independent business.
Director of Restaurants and Venue Operations
Maher brings over 20 years of experience within the Hospitality industry to the Scarlett House portfolio.
Previously holding many accomplished roles at well-known brands throughout industry and across the globe. He consistently ensures satisfaction of elite clientele such as former UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, and former and current Ontario Premiers including Bob Rae, Mike Harris, and Dalton McGuinty go unmatched. Maher is decorated with a number of course certifications making him an exceptional asset to our team.
Grethel’s extensive hands-on experience in functional areas of the Human Resources Department helps to foster a positive change in Scarlett House Food Group’s corporate culture,
while maintaining key aspects of Performance Management, Policy Design, Legal Compliance, Compensation, Health and Safety, Benefits, Training and Talent Acquisition. Grethel comes to Scarlett House with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management (BHRM) Hons. And a certification as a Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP).
Manager of Business Development
Danny comes to Scarlett House with 20 years of experience in Airline Catering Operations Management, and Account Management at local and commercial levels.
Danny has worked closely with some of Canada’s largest Airlines leading key startups and managing complex, detailed specifications. As a key liaison managing the supplier/customer relationship, his years of experience with Customer Service has helped him develop a strong understanding of the catering business and most importantly client needs and expectations.
Client Care Manager
Durval brings over 20 years of industry experience specializing in account management and customer service including a Bachelors of Commerce degree.
Putting his extensive knowledge in product development and operations to use; he focuses on ensuring client satisfaction in all aspects of business in his new role as our Client Care Manager.
Product Development Data Specialist
Aneeta, bringing over 25 years of experience in customer service and data management within airline catering; Aneeta makes a great asset to the Scarlett House Product Development team.
Her years of experience with new menu product launches, menu item changes and short and long term forecasting assist her from all aspects of the customer experience chain from initial presentation to full product menu implementation. Working closely with all levels of production planning Aneeta has perfected her skills supporting, identifying and troubleshooting at all levels of catering production operations.
Senior Food Safety & Quality Assurance Manager
See-Ling serves as our Senior FSQA Manager and is responsible for leading the company’s quality and food safety initiatives.
Prior to joining Scarlett House, she has served as QA Manager in various food companies ranging from home meal replacement to seafood and meat processing. She has over 10+ years of QA experience with active roles in leading, implementing and managing Food Safety and Quality Systems, as well as performing food safety, and brand audits in food service, retail, inflight catering and/or supply chain platforms. See-Ling holds a Masters degree in FSQA from University of Guelph, and is a certified HACCP and SQF practitioner.
General Plant Manager – Kimbel
Patricia brings over 7 years of hospitality experience which have made her a key member of our Kimbel Production Management Team.
Joining Scarlett House Food Group in 2016, her direct, persuasive management style has earned her a reputation as a formidable leader and consistent performer. Always putting her team’s safety and wellbeing first, her organizational skills, and creative passion continue to make Scarlett House Food Group an industry leader.
Juan Carlos Rojas
Production Manager – Kimbel
JC, a dedicated and long-standing member of the Scarlett House Food Group team; has been excelling with us since 2012.
Always focusing on improving quality and efficiency within our production units, JC plays an integral role in the daily operation of our Kimbel facility. Always pulling from his artistic background, he uses his creative passions to ensure that client satisfaction is always a top priority. JC’s long-term service with us does not go unnoticed boasting almost 10 years of food manufacturing experience, he plays an integral role within the Scarlett House Food Group team.
General Plant Manager – Atlantic Division
Quentin, a valuable and influential member of our Atlantic Division, come’s with over 20 years of East Coast industry experience.
Proudly, born and raised in Nova Scotia, Quentin’s desire to provide high-quality culinary experiences can be seen through his wide range of experience including owning or co-owning multiple establishments and working in all aspects from business development, management, and finance to back of house culinary. Before he entered the airline market servicing multiple domestic and international carriers, he was responsible for food service and catering to many prestigious clients and venues including The Rolling Stones, Prince Andrew, the Tall Ship Silva and the House of Blues. A resourceful individual who has proven to always find a way to deliver, he never shies from new opportunities. Quentin holds strong ties within the Halifax food and business communities where he is also a member of multiple ocean research and sustainability organizations to ensure the general health and preservation of our oceans.
Product Development Chef