Our Team

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Meet Our Team

Maggie Bartold - General Manager

Maggie Bartold

General Manager
905-735-2211 x.7666

Niagara College offers amazing opportunities for student success and prosperous futures. Chartwells is proud to be a part of this community. It is my pleasure to be a part of a team that takes such pride in offering healthy, diverse and nutritional choices to our staff, students and visiting guests. Each day, I look forward to meeting our guests and ensuring that our food selections meet the needs of our customers at both our Welland and Niagara-On-The-Lake campuses.

With over 25 years’ experience in corporate and education environments, I am proud to have joined the amazing team here at Niagara College.

Our services include Tim Hortons, Subway, Pizza Pizza, marketGRILL, Chef Inspired and On The Go, grab and go options. I welcome all our patrons to come and experience our dining locations.

As always, “It’s Our Pleasure To Serve You!”

Mark Murray

Food Services Manager - Welland Campus
905-735-2211 x.4090
Kate Barratt - Office Manager

Kate Barratt

Office Manager
905-735-2211 x.7620

As an administrative professional with over 15 years’ experience working in the hospitality industry, office administration and marketing, Kate provides a vital role in the daily operations for Chartwells. Kate ensures the daily administration run smoothly for Chartwells at both Niagara College locations.

Kate strives to provide excellence in all avenues of her role and enjoys promoting healthy and nutritious food options. She is passionate about providing excellent service and positive guest satisfaction Niagara College.

Alyssa Ukrainetz - Unit Manager - Welland

Alyssa Ukrainetz

Unit Manager - Welland
905-735-2211 x.7212

Alyssa has been in the Food Service industry since 2005 and commits to constant growth and the excitement of change. Alyssa is responsible for upholding the effective, notable performance level, which in return leads to the achievement of high quality outcomes she expects. She strives and focuses on maintaining a positive and balanced working environment for all her staff, here at Chartwells.

Alyssa’s childhood was spent growing up in the kitchen of a family-owned restaurant, alongside her Nonna. She was her inspiration in the kitchen and taught her how to make the perfect pasta sauce. In her leisure time, Alyssa is a devoted soccer Mom.

Lynn Larson - Catering Assistant & Front of House Lead

Lynn Larson

Catering Assistant & Front of House Lead
905-735-2211 x.7212

Lynn has worked in the Food Service Industry for 8 years before becoming a Graphic Designer and Art Director.

She joined Chartwells in 2013 and is very proud of her role in the Business Excellence program. Lynn enjoys adding her creative touch to all things in the Front of the House. 

She focuses on giving every Chartwells guest a great customer service experience here at Niagara College. Lynn loves to spend her time at home with her family and everyone's friend Jake, her Golden Retriever.

Esther Zantingh - Manager in Training (MIT)

Esther Zantingh

Manager in Training (MIT)

Esther is one of the fortunate 17 individuals selected to complete the new Manager In Training (MIT) Program. She recently graduated from the University of Guelph, where she earned a degree in Applied Human Nutrition. She has worked in customer service and food service from a young age and is passionate about giving the customers the best meal experience possible.

She will be learning from the amazing Chartwells Niagara team for the next few months, where she will be prepared to, one day, make a positive contribution to the company as a leader.

Kaitlyn Knapp-Blezius

Chef, NOTL Campus

Kaitlyn was born and raised on the East Coast of Canada, she grew up surrounded by all the food and flavors the ocean and small town lifestyle had to offer. This immersive up bringing sparked a passion for food which prompted her to attend the Culinary Institute of Canada in Prince Edward Island where she became educated in both hospitality management and the culinary arts. Following her graduation she travelled the country for ten years working in both areas until finally joining the Chartwells team in August of 2018. She looks forward to providing healthy and interesting dining options to all the customers of Chartwells.

Trevor Littlejohn - Director of Culinary

Trevor Littlejohn

Director of Culinary

Trevor currently lives in Fort Erie.  He works as the Director of Culinary for Chartwells and joins the team with a great deal of experience from his former positions as Chef de Partie at Niagara Colleges Benchmark and as a part-time instructor at Niagara College's CFWI. He recently filmed his own culinary show, "Cooking with Trevor"  for a Toronto based company called  The Hearty Soul. His show focused on alternative diet cooking made simple and fun.  He is also proud to say that for the last 5 years he was the culinary student program coordinator and executive chef of the American Pavilion student programs at the Cannes Film Festival. His ultimate goal is to open a new facility with his partner that focuses on events, corporate training workshops, cooking camps and creating memorable guest experiences. He is excited to be part of the Chartwells Niagara College team, and looks forward to making students smile everyday through food!