President Brian Humniski  Vice president Peter Ecker, Past President Paul Lemire,   Second Vice president Jeremy Langemann,  Secretary Jared Lavalee,Treasurer Karl Oman, Chef Directors : Jesse S. Friesen, Hans Schweitzer, Ron Dobrinsky, John Reimers, Jose Naboa Sanchez, Don Pattie, Dov Korkh , Ian Shapira

Associate Members : Saputo – Coleen Robbins, City Bread -Derek Kostyniuk, Fentons Wine Merchant- Mo Razik, Binner Marketing – Bonnie Mularchuk

These are the women and men who currently offer their time and energy to help CCFCC meets its mission in Winnipeg. Check them out, drop them a line, they would be more than happy to hear how we might be able help our culinary community be the best we can be!


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Brian has been a part of Winnipeg s culinary community as a Chef and Culinary instructor for over  thirty years. His passion for all things gastronomic has driven Brian to be an avid gardener, forager and food enthusiast.

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Chef Peter Ecker began his culinary journey in 1977 at the Turf N Surf restaurant in Niagara Falls and then began his apprenticeship with CP Hotels Skylon Tower, Niagara Falls.  He moved on to become the Ex Sous Chef at the Pillar and Post Inn in Niagara on the Lake.  With a wide range of Executive Chef experience in places such as the Rim Rock Hotel in Banff, Delta Hotels in Sherbrook and Regina, Red Deer Hotel & Conference Centre, Sheraton Winnipeg and Casino’s of Winnipeg, he found his home as the Corporate Chef at Sysco Winnipeg in 2004.

Chef Peter is a Free Mason of Canada and a member of the Canadian Chef Association.  He has been involved in the community as a culinary instructor, promotion manager for the Manitoba Culinary Team, a speaker for the Agriculture Producers and Chef for the Canadian Bison Association.”

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Mo is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Culinary Federation. He served for many years on the Board of the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, including as the Board Vice Chair and the Board Chair. He also served for many years on the Board of The Forks Market Merchants Organization Inc., including as the President and as the Chairman of the Board. Mo Chaired the Board of the Independent Specialty Wine Stores of Manitoba for 17 years. He is and was a member of and/or chairs dozens of other relevant committees. 

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A native of Ecuador, South America, Jose found his calling to cuisine while a College student. He possess two Master Degrees and an US Chef de Cuisine Certification. After he worked in and owned several restaurants in Ecuador he thought on the importance of keep the learning process going, and as a Tenured Professor he focused his efforts on South American heritage flavours and fusion cuisine.

With more than 15 years in the Culinary Trade Jose decided to come to Winnipeg and after some experience at Canad Inns and Assiniboia Downs, for the past two years he runs Gardewine Cafeteria, with a daily service of 200 co-workers and a food operation that borders 27%. 

He believes the most flavorful cuisine is made simply with the best, is now on the Board to learn, help, and why not inspire. Education-cuisine- the convergence of his two favorite field.

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John has been an integetral part of the Culinary Federation for decades. John spent his career from its start at Culinary Hotel Business School Hamburg Germany before moving on to the Hilton Hotels Europe-Rotterdam-Hilton Queen Elizabeth Montreal. He then moved on to work for Westin Hotels and Resorts in Chicago, Calgary and Winnipeg. John put down roots in Winnipeg and spent his time working with his company, Reimers Hospitality Corporation while taking on the position as an Instructor at Red River College. From his start in 1979 to his retirement in 2012 John rose to be Chair of Hospitality  at Red River College. John has many talents which he brings to the board including being chair of the Presidents Award Gala held annually.

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Activities and Societies:

 SR Board of Directors, MB. C.F.C.C. Since 1975 

President C.F.C.C. MB. 1981-1985 

Treasurer C.F.C.C. Wpg. Branch

Chaine des Rotisseur member 


Chef of the year 1987 C.F.C.C. Manitoba Branch 
125 Commemorative Medal Confederation of Canada 1989 
International / National IGA 
Gold/Silver/Bronze medals 
World Culinary Olympics Frankfurt Germany 
Culinary Team Manitoba 1980 & 1984 ( Gold Medal) … Team Manager 
(Red River College )Student Team Canada 1992… Team Manager 
Queen Elisabeth 2 October 2002 Canadian Visit……Culinary Team Leader 

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Colleen Robins

Bonnie Mularchuk

Derek Kostyniuk
Mo Razik


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Ron Dobrinsky

Jesse S Friesen

Dov Korkh

Jose Naboa Sanchez

Don Pattie

John Reimers

Hans Schweitzer


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Chef Brian Humniski