The Team

Since 1982 Gourmet du Village has been creating award winning recipes and artisan blends of the finest ingredients in our home village of Morin Heights, Quebec, Canada.

Creativity and innovation have always been the benchmark fulfilling our promise of ‘We make it easy to make Homemade’. A business with family values.

REICH FAMILY

Since acquiring the company in 2018 the Reich family have brought their years of experience in the Specialty Food business in the USA to support the team here in Morin Heights. Investing their time in quality, efficiency and access to new markets are all part of their plan to make Gourmet du Village the best it can possibly be.

DAVID REICH

CEO

JEFF REICH

PRESIDENT

GREG REICH

VICE PRESIDENT

TOTT FAMILY

ASHLEY TOTT

GENERAL MANAGER/ VP SALES

Ashley grew up in the business, her years of experience in many departments provide her with a deep and unique understanding of the business from both the customers and the internal operations perspectives. She is now leading the team to take the company to the next level.

MIKE TOTT

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

In 1982, Mike co-founded the company.

Today his focus is on the ‘Creative Vision’ of the company, new products, marketing design and innovation.

SALES, MARKETING & CUSTOMER SERVICE

DANIELLE RANKIN

SALES MANAGER

Danielle joined Gourmet in 2014 with extensive experience as a territory and key account manager. She is not only responsible for leading our Canadian sales force but, also works with some of our major retailers across Canada and the USA, with the objective to help increase market share and brand awareness.

KRIS MERTENS

CUSTOMER SERVICE

Kris is most likely to be the first to answer the phone if you call in with an order or a question. Sharing all her experience since 2008 she supports all of our customers needs as quickly, and efficiently as possible.

CHRISTINE RICHARDSON

SALES / KEY ACCOUNT COORDINATOR

Christine has been with us for over 15 years. Since 2016, Christine has been taking care of our Key Accounts which continues to be a growing responsibility. Her experience also includes Quality Control as well as Customer Service

SABRINA POULIOT

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Sabrina joined us in 2019, her focus is on product packaging, catalogues and design which are key components in the Specialty Food Marketplace and the image of Gourmet du Village.

SONYA WYNANS

MARKETING/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

In 2019, Sonya joined us to strengthen our team. She plays a key supporting and coordinating role in our Marketing efforts, product development, as well coordinates all of our trade shows.

ALEXA BEDARD

CUSTOMER SERVICE

New to our team Alexa is here to help all our customers and the various departments here at the village to be sure that customer satisfaction is met.

OPERATIONS

RAMONA CRAIG

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Ramona’s task is to ensure you get ‘What you want, when you want it’, she oversees Purchasing, Planning, Manufacturing, Warehouse and Shipping. She brings a great spirit and positive attitude combined with almost 20 years of experience.

IOANA POPESCU

PLANNING, PURCHASING

With over 5 years of experience, Ioana is responsible for planning production and scheduling orders, an important element as the market changes and we strive to offer the best possible.

LISA CARRUTHERS

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

Lisa brings her smile and over 30 years of experience with us to her tasks of supervising and organising the team of employees who prepare the wonderful products you enjoy.

LYNE GARIEPY

OPERATIONS SHIPPING SUPERVISOR

 Lyne has been working with us in our warehouse and shipping departments for over 20 years, she now has the task of managing her team to ensure you get ‘What you want, when you want it and in good condition’.

SARAH BLAGROVE

PURCHASER

Joining us in 2019 with her positive attitude and always a huge smile, Sarah now has the task of sourcing and purchasing the products and materials needed to ensure that we can produce and manufacture the products you know and love.

MARIE-HÉLÈNE ROY

COMPLIANCE & QC COORDINATOR

Marie-Helene joined us in 2020 to strengthen our commitment to quality. She oversees all of our QC procedures to ensure all products are delivered with the quality and standard you expect from Gourmet. She also ensures customs and export compliance with both CFIA and FDA. Finally, she is instrumental in the recipe development for new products and responsible for our test kitchen.

FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION

DAVID HARPER

DEPARTMENT HEAD & ANALYST

David brings his expertise to our Financial controls and Planning, as well as being  responsible for our IT functions. In his spare time he also happens to be a great guitarist.


JESSICA KOSINSKY

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE & PAYABLE

Jessica brings her positive attitude to her responsibilities, taking good care of our suppliers, managing Credit and relations with our customers.

JOAN MILLER

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE

Joan is one of the newest members of our growing team, managing all accounts receivables including claims and collections.