Crispin Bottomley, Honorary Member
Les Clefs d’Or Canada has a long standing tradition of service excellence. Our members are some of the best concierge in the hospitality industry. In the concierge business, the way you do your job is important, but also who you know can make a big difference.
In the Niagara region, a long time friend and one of the biggest supporters of Les Clefs d’Or, Crispin Bottomley, is one of those people than can and has made a big difference in how we do our job. In Niagara, tourism is vital to our growth and success, not only in Les Clefs d’Or, but as a major contributor to our economic well being. Continue Reading
The 2019-2021 BC Regional Board: Salima Jiwan, Yuki Fournier, Rodolfo Parra and Murray McMullen.
Dear Members, Honorary Members, Corporate Affiliate Members and Aspiring Members,
On behalf of the ‘current’ Regional Board, I am very pleased to announce to you all, that at our monthly meeting on Monday November 5th at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, the BC membership have voted for the new Regional Board as follows: Continue Reading
Niagara Region Director, Matt Sutherland, presents the 2018 Golden Plate Award to James Treadwell, co-owner and sommelier of Treadwell Cuisine.
Every year, the Les Clefs d’Or concierges of the Niagara Region select a restaurant to become the Golden Plate Award winner.
The judging for this friendly contest is based on four criteria:
Atmosphere, service, quality of food, and how the restaurants work with us as concierges.
The 2018 recipient of the Niagara Region Golden Plate Award is…
Shelley Hayashi, Pan-Pacific Hotel, Vancouver
Chantal Beaudoin, InterContinental Hotel, Montreal
Gerry Lonergan, InterContinental Hotel, Montreal
Les Clefs d’Or – UICH, the international association of hotel concierges, has launched its new website at the 2018 Seoul, South Korea, International Congress. The most exciting new feature is certainly the “Your Key To The City” section, where concierges from around the world share some of the highlights and hidden gems about their respective cities. Continue Reading
This story is one of determination, self-accomplishment, passion for the concierge profession, but above all, a story of friendship. That kind of friendship that transcends and that does not know distance. Friendship that makes us grow and learn. Friendship that teaches us who we are and what we can accomplish. I am going to tell you the story of my participation as the Canadian candidate for Les Clefs d’Or Award – André Damonte 2018, held during the 65th UICH Les Clefs d’Or International Congress in Seoul, South Korea, in April 2018.
Reflecting back on the incredible day we had last June for the Golden Keys Invitational Golf Tournament at the beautiful Stanley Thompson Golf Course at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel.
The day was filled with plenty of sunshine, networking and of course lots of amazing golfing. We sold out at 144 golfers and had about 175 at the lunch and awards. Our MC, local radio host Mookie Wilson always makes it a fun event. Continue Reading