THE ELMHIRST TEAM
Please be introduced to some of the staff who form our large Elmhirst extended family. This is only a sample of the friendly faces you will meet… there are many more who make every effort to ensure you enjoy your stay with us.
OUR KITCHEN FOODIES & SERVERS It takes a team to produce high quality food for every meal…. Chef Douglas Hope (Red Seal, shown below), Bruce Melnichuk (Pastry Chef), Dorset Mitchell (Red Seal), Daniel Plouffe (Red Seal), and Garrett Thomson (Red Seal), Robin and Meghan Sinclair are here to prepare the freshest menu ever! Our Food & Beverage Service Manager, Nick Caulford has joined our team with experience in service and in the kitchen. Heidi McKnight continues to greet and serve guests in the HEARTHSIDE Dining Room, WILD BLUE YONDER PUB or at a wedding/banquet. Visit our outdoor Patio for tastings and tapas. We are committed to featuring local producers as well as our our own Black Angus beef, turkeys and ducks, free-range chicken eggs, local cheese and produce from our own garden.
“Desserts leave a lasting impression on our guests…my challenge is to make dessert tasty and healthy. I have been experimenting with Red Fife Wheat in my baking…we are now growing our own on site, which is only fitting as it was developed nearby.” Bruce Melnichuk, Pastry Chef
“Everything was more than perfect! We were treated like royalty.” Amanda Kennedy and Steve Dumoulin
Barb Reisler is ready to assist with planning your next meeting or event. Call Barb directly at 705-295-2144 Email Barb firstname.lastname@example.org
“It’s great to plan a meeting and personally greet the delegates upon arrival. Our guests enjoy the food, location and quiet setting for peak productivity. Our cottages allow groups to bond without sacrificing their privacy. I’m happy to recommend a venue or incentive program.”
GUEST SERVICE SPECIALISTS Check out the on-line booking feature to reserve at your leisure!Email Wilma. Call us for reservations at 1-800-461-1940 and chat with Wilma Anderson, Laura McEwan or Fran Walsh.. Ask about our special packages. “Arrive as a guest, depart as a friend. After 25 plus years I’ve made some wonderful friends.” Wilma Anderson, Guest Services Manager
HOUSEKEEPERS EXTRAORDINAIRE Our Housekeepers are responsible for ensuring all cottages are clean and orderly for every guest arrival. Spring and fall cleaning of each cottage is also a big job. The hardworking team of Theresa, Tammy, Cally, Carleigh, Michelle, Dawn, Colette and Amanda look forward to your arrival.
ENTERTAINER Weekend entertainment is provided by Ron Goodacre on the piano in the Hearthside Room. www.concert-pitch.com“Entertaining in the Hearthside Room for Sunday Brunch has been an enjoyable part of my week. Special occasions, like weddings, are fun indoors or outdoors. Any requests?” Ron Goodacre, pianiast/entertainer
“I came to the Resort over 30 years ago as a young kid, met my wife here, watched my children grow up here. Every year we build, renovate or create something new – it’s a challenge but never boring!” Ron Pellerine, Maintenance
CARETAKERS OF OUR COWS & HORSES Albert Barry cares for the Certified Black Angus herd. The Hearthside Dining Room features Elmhirst’s Own Black Angus Beef on the menu. Up at the barn meet Tale Hernandez for trail rides and lessons.“Guests love the Clydesdales – on a crisp and sunny winter day it’s great to be on a sleighride.” Albert Barry, Farm Manager