Meet our
Toronto Catering Team

Our team of experts are the best in the industry and bring a wealth of culinary experience. Our hands-on approach to event planning and catering ensures clear communication with our clients and seamless day-to-day operations. We maintain close working relationships with our clients and offer support and direction to our on-site event teams. Our staff maintains current knowledge about local food trends and are up-to-date with industry happenings in Toronto.

Our Toronto Catering Team

Sales, Planners and Catering Consultants

DIANE CARRASCO Event Planner

Diane plays a vital role at Daniel et Daniel, managing all of our daily catering and corporate events.

dcarrasco@danieletdaniel.ca
P: 416-968-9275 ext: 26

JAKE CURL Senior Event Planner

Jake started his career with Daniel et Daniel in the food shop at the early age of 17.

jcurl@danieletdaniel.ca
P: 416-968-9275 ext: 31

LAURA LONG Senior Event Planner

Laura has spent over 25 years in the event planning, restaurant and hospitality industry.

llong@danieletdaniel.ca
P: 416-968-9275 ext: 20

LAURA MATTIUSSI Senior Event Planner

Laura’s dedication to her clients and commitment to bringing their vision to light has allowed her to develop a very loyal clientele.

lmattiussi@danieletdaniel.ca
P: 416-968-9275 ext: 11

MEGAN O’QUINN Event Planner

Megan has valuable work experience in both corporate and social events of all sizes.

megan@danieletdaniel.ca
P: 416-968-9275 ext: 14

MEREDITH VAUX Senior Event Planner

With twelve years catering and event planning experience, Meredith has established herself as a leader in Toronto’s high profile events scene, executing lavish and technically challenging events of all sizes.

mvaux@danieletdaniel.ca
P: 416-968-9275 ext: 46

RUSSELL DAY SEP | VP of Sales

23 years with Daniel et Daniel, a university education and a professional background in food operations has made Russell one of the premier event professionals in the industry.

rday@danieletdaniel.ca
P: 416-968-9275 ext: 19

SUSAN DORFMAN Senior Event Planner

A graduate of George Brown Hospitality, Susan brings more than 18 years’ experience in food and beverage to the event team at Daniel et Daniel.

sdorfman@danieletdaniel.ca
P: 416-968-9275 ext: 29

VICTOR BASTIDAS Event Planner

Event Planner

kmarshal@danieletdaniel.ca
P: 416-968-9275 ext: 33

NILUSHA THIAGARAJA Event Planner

With 10 years of experience in food service and catering, Nilusha brings with her a young and exciting perspective to the catering industry.

nilusha@danieletdaniel.ca
P: 416-968-9275 ext: 44

Culinary

BONNIE KRAVITZ Pastry Chef

Joining the Daniel et Daniel team in 2010, Bonnie’s creativity and innovation, combined with her exceptional talent quickly elevated her to lead the Pastry Department.

kitchen@danieletdaniel.ca
P: 416-968-9275 ext: 12

KAREN O’CONNOR Executive Chef

Karen leads Daniel et Daniel’s culinary team, overseeing menu development and facilitating the ongoing creative process that consistently delivers unique dining experiences for our clients.

kitchen@danieletdaniel.ca
P: 416-968-9275 ext: 22

VEL SIVAPRAGASAM Chef Manager

With his 27 years of experience with Daniel et Daniel, Vel is a master of event logistics, and one of the best off-premise catering chef managers in the industry.

kitchen@danieletdaniel.ca
P: 416-968-9275 ext: 16

Management

DANIEL MEGLY Business Consultant

Business Consultant Former Co-Owner and Co-Founder.

DAVE STRATTON Managing Partner

Managing Partner

dstratton@danieletdaniel.ca
P: 416-968-9275 ext: 30

GUILLAUME CLAIRET Managing Partner

Managing Partner

gclairet@danieletdaniel.ca
P: 416-968-9275 ext: 25

KEN MARSHALL Project & Design Manager

Ken joined the team at Daniel et Daniel in 2001, and plays an integral role in supporting creative concepts related to food, décor, production and overall event logistics.

kmarshall@danieletdaniel.ca
P: 416-968-9275 ext: 40

PIERRE VALCARCEL Sales Manager

With over 20 years of experience in catering and events, Pierre has worked across the globe as a freelance event planner in countries such as Austria, Russia, Sweden and the US.

pvalcarcel@danieletdaniel.ca
P: 416-968-9275 ext: 43

Guillaume ClairetMeet our Team