On May 5th 2015, at the 10th National Congress of Les Clefs d’Or Canada, in Whistler, BC, Carolina Avaria, Chef-Concierge at InterContinental Toronto Yorkville, was elected to become the 10th President in Les Clefs d’Or history!
She reached the highest rank of Les Clefs d’Or Canada after Continue Reading
In 2012, Matthew Wu, concierge at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia, in Vancouver, BC, was the Canadian nominee to participate in the prestigious Andy Pongco Award contest, held during the 59th International Congress, in London, England. Matthew had some very strong competition from 10 other young Concierges from around the world and he emerged as the winner of the contest.
He is the only Canadian to win the Andy Pongco Award.
Virginia Casale, Roderick Levéjac, Robert Watson, Matthew Wu and Shujaat Khan. London 2012.
Virginia Casale, International President and the 2011-13 UICH Executive Committee.
On May 5th 2011, at the 58th Les Clefs d’Or – UICH International Congress in Toronto, Virginia Casale, from Montreal, Canada, is elected International President of Les Clefs d’Or – UICH, becoming the first Canadian and second woman to access to the highest rank of Les Clefs d’Or. Continue Reading
Hugo Legrand, 9th President of Les Clefs d’Or Canada.
At the 58th Les Clefs d’Or – UICH International Congress in Toronto, on April 27th 2011, Hugo Legrand became the 9th President in the history of Les Clefs d’Or Canada.
Hugo was the Chef-Concierge at the Sofitel Golden Mile Montreal and had been Vice-President for two years before his election. He was re-elected in 2013 and remained as President for almost 4 years. Continue Reading
Les Clefs d’Or Canada welcomed the World to the host city of Toronto for the 58th Les Clefs d’Or – UICH International Congress, from April 28th to May 3rd 2011. An amazing total of 640 delegates registered for this history making event. Continue Reading
In 2009, 12 Concierges from Halifax and Wallace, Nova Scotia and from Moncton, New Brunswick, created the 7th Region of Les Clefs d’Or Canada, the Atlantic Region! The Les Clefs d’Or Canada association finally reached its goal of being represented across Canada, from coast to coast.
The first Regional Board of the Atlantic Region was composed of the following Concierges: Continue Reading
In 2009, Les Clefs d’Or Canada elected Toni Daoud, then Chef-Concierge at the Sutton Place Hotel Toronto, as its 8th National President. Continue Reading
Roger Poirier, Concierge, Delta-Beauséjour, Moncton NB. 1st Member from the Atlantic region.
In May 2005, at the Annual General Meeting held in New Orleans, LA, part of the Pan-American Congress, a historic event took place when Les Clefs d’Or Canada had the honor of accepting Roger Poirier as a new Member, the first Member from the Atlantic region. Continue Reading
The Concierges of Les Clefs d’Or Canada have always found various ways to help and support their local communities. In 2005, a group of 18 of them in the BC Region, led by Team Captain Sheron Empey, from the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, raised $3951 for the Terry Fox Foundation dedicated to cancer research. Continue Reading
In 2005, the Ontario members that were from the Niagara area decided it was time to become a region of their own. Under the leadership of André Plouffe and Ian Shulman, they formed Les Clefs d’Or Canada’s 6th region, the Niagara Region. Continue Reading