Our Team

Wisam Makhoul - General Manager

Wisam Makhoul

General Manager
"Wisam Makhoul is our General Manager for food services Chartwells at Columbia International College. You can find him at the main school cafeteria or at the residences. He has been working for Chartwells, Compass Group Canada for the past 6 years. His experience with the foodservice industry for 25 years has found him working with more than 100 nationalities."
Roderick Gruffydd - Director of Culinary

Roderick Gruffydd

Director of Culinary

"Prior to leading the Columbia College Culinary team, Chef Rod's love for food and cooking has taken him from his home in New Brunswick to the pink sands of Bermuda. This journey has exposed him to a world of ingredients, flavours and cooking techniques. He has a passion for food, a creative mind and a drive for culinary innovation. He empowers his culinary team to have fun and be creative with food and to cook from the heart. He enjoys interacting with the students at Columbia International College and to see the look of pleasure on their faces after trying one of his menu creations. His goal with each recipe is to keep it simple and have fun, while using the freshest ingredients."

Carine Alcantara - Food Service Manager

Carine Alcantara

Food Service Manager

"Carine is our Food Service Manager at the main campus and for the residences of Columbia International College. Through hard work and with over 10 years of experience in the field, she is an expert in food service operations. With her friendly personality, she conquers everyone around her, and with her detailed-oriented identity, she is always organized with all her responsibilities. With a background in Psychology, Carine has learned a lot about people, and that knowledge has supported her job as she deals with people all the time. For her, it is important to provide the most excellent food service experience to everyone on Campus, and that starts with the personal treatment one can receive. She is always seeking improvement in her work and making sure everything is working correctly and smoothly. If you ever need anything operational-related, Carine is the one you should talk to. Her passion and accountability will certainly give you the best solution."