Meet Staff Member Kateryna Gryshchenko

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Often a love of cooking doesn’t always evolve into a career as a chef. Perhaps it takes a friendly encouragement or experience in a restaurant to realize it can become a dream job. However, for Kateryna Gryshchenko it wasn’t until after her family moved to Canada that she decided to take her love for cooking…

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Meet Staff Member Aaron Hatchell

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‘Works of art’ can be discovered in many different forms around Langdon Hall, including in the gardens, cuisine, and hanging on the walls. However, through the creativity of Head Bartender Aaron Hatchell, art can also be enjoyed by sipping one of his beautiful cocktails. For Aaron, he not only enjoys the design process but having…

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Meet Staff Member José Gómez

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After making the difficult decision to flee his home country of Colombia and become a refugee in Canada, José Gómez and his wife are grateful to be raising their two sons in their Kitchener home. While working full-time assisting the Housekeeping team at Langdon Hall, José dedicates his personal time to enjoying his young family.…

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Meet Staff Member Angel Santos

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When growing up in the famed tourist destination of Cancun, Mexico, it is easy to become naturally immersed in the hospitality world. For Angel Santos, Assistant Front Office Manager, he not only embraced the industry but took it as an opportunity to build a career. “Growing up, I often helped at my parent’s restaurant serving…

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Meet Staff Member Amanda Clarke

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The joys of being an event planner include creatively working with couples to design their magical wedding day; building relationships with corporate clients to provide educational opportunities; and simply knowing that an 80th birthday will forever be remembered. It is for all these reasons and more that Amanda Clarke pursued her career in event planning,…

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Meet Staff Member Phyllis Flynn

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Do you share your passion with those around you? Or follow your heart when it calls? For those who have had the pleasure of meeting restaurant server Phyllis Flynn, you know that her excitement to share her passion can enhance your entire dining experience. Her enthusiasm leaves you inspired but with a sense of belonging.…

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