OHI Top 30 Under 30

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The Top 30 Under 30 is an annual recognition program from the Ontario Hostelry Institute (OHI) that celebrates the hospitality and foodservice industry's top 30 young professionals in all sectors.  This high profile recognition program celebrates and recognizes future leaders of the hospitality and foodservice industry who are and will make a difference!

Winners are celebrated and acknowledged at a special reception, as well as showcased in Kostuch Media's Foodservice and Hospitality Magazine and the Globe and Mail.

The School is proud to announce our Rising Stars of the Top 30 under 30 below.  Congratulations!  

2018

  • Sid Grover, HAFA '10 - Director of Operations, La Prep and Chaska
  • Rebecca Lafferty, HAFA '13 - Manager Operations, Wayne Gretzky Estates Winer & Distillery

2017

  • Appolline Gaignard, HAFA '14 - Assistant Housekeeping Manager, Four Seasons Hotel Toronto
  • Kyle Forth, HAFA '10 - Chef de Cuisine, Brux House
  • Kristen Renaud, TMGT '10 - Assistant Director of Catering, Fairmont Royal York

2016

  • Benn Froggett, HAFA '13 - General Manager, The Glen Tavern, Glen Williams
  • Jamie Knoepfli, HAFA Co-op '13 -  Manager, Cafe Boulud and Dbar, Toronto
  • Aaron Laurie, HAFA '16 Current 4th year student - President, Hotel Association of Canada Guelph Chapter
  • Alex Marconi, HAFA Co-op '12 - Social Media Manager - Four Seasons Hotel Toronto

2015

  • Rebecca Gordon, HAFA 4th Year
  • Michaela Hewitt (nee Boehm), MBA - Hospitality (current)
  • Emma Kamp, HAFA '12
  • Emily Newton-Przulj, HAFA Co-op '08
  • Sarah Russell, HAFA '09
  • Michelle Siman, HAFA '11
     

2014

  • Kyle Braden, MBA '12
  • Sam Prentice, HAFA '12
  • Stephanie Redmond, HAFA Co-op '14

2013

  • Cindy Arman, HAFA '12
  • Nicole DeAthe, HAFA Co-op '10
  • David Humphrey, HAFA ' 11
  • Meghan Misner, HAFA Co-op '07

2012

  • Derek Beirnes, HAFA '11
  • Daniel Janetos, HAFA '08
  • Malcolm Jastrebski, HAFA '07

2011

  • Jennifer DiRaddo, HAFA Co-op '06
  • Stephanie Guth, HAFA '07
  • Todd Hand, HAFA '07
  • Sasha Saladziak, HAFA '10
  • Robin Wilson, HAFA '07

2010

  • Adrian Niman, HAFA '07  The Food Dudes
  • Nicholas Pearce, HAFA '04
  • Teressa Thorpe, HAFA '10

2009

  • Matthew Duffy, HAFA '06
  • Adam Fikis, HAFA Co-op '02, MBA Hospitality '08
  • Ashley Howat, HAFA '07
  • Ana Yuristy, MBA Hospitality '05

2008

  • Jeff Hyslop, HAFA Co-op '04
  • Jackie Bourgeois (now Pearson), HAFA '02

2007

  • Andrew Garrett, HAFA Co-op '01
  • Chad McLaughlin, HAFA Co-op '08

2006

  • Jody Chrobak, HAFA '06
  • Karalyn Ferdinands, HAFA Co-op '03
  • Anson Kwok, HAFA Co-op '03
  • Iris Lam, HAFA Co-op '08
  • Darcy MacDonell, HAFA '02 and MA Leadership '10  Owner/Operator - Farmhouse Tavern (Toronto)

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