The Team

A business with family values!

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”.

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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 be.

David Reich


Jeff Reich


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 responsible for leading our Canadian sales force and works with our retailers across Canada and the USA 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 Accounts

Christine takes excellent care of our Key Accounts and their specific requirements, which continues to be a growing responsibility. Her experience includes Quality Control as well as Customer Service.

Ashley Whiteside

Sales/Key Accounts & Customer service

Ashley joined our team in 2022 with her background in hospitality and customer service, she is helping us maintain a high level of service to our customers and respond to their needs in an ever growing and evolving market.

Suzanne Viot

Sales & Marketing Support

Joining us in 2022 and bringing with her years of experience in marketing and communications. Suzanne’s key responsibilities include ongoing updates to our website, photography, product and packaging maintenance, translations, press releases as well as customer specific projects.

Sonya Wynans

Senior MArketing Coordinator

Sonya plays a key role in all of our Marketing efforts, product development, artwork, advertising as well coordinating all of our trade shows.

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.


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.

Maria Ruscitti

Purchasing Manager

Joining the team in 2022 with over a decade of experience in food manufacturing and supply chain fields, her extensive knowledge will help us greatly as we grow. Maria manages all of our purchasing and materials planning needs, ensuring timely solutions, cost effectiveness and strict inventory management.

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”.

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.

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.

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