Our Team

 Chef Heather Richards - Food Service Director

Chef Heather Richards

Food Service Director
902-457-6282

Heather Richards our new and inspiring Food Service Director. And Director she is. A Lot is going on on campus for us and Heather is always guiding our team. Teaching the ins and outs of great service and tasty food. Chef Heather as she has been known for her last 9 years on campus, is a pure supporter of the MSVU community and has infectious energy. You will see Heather floating between Rosaria, Seton, McCain and Catering Events checking on our team, and bringing smiles and laughs to all. Stop in to say Hi, and perhaps purchase one of our Commuter Meal plans with lots of savings. This is a new role for Heather and we are excited for her to bring her team to great heights.

Jennifer Jenkins,  - Retail Manager-Seton Café

Jennifer Jenkins,

Retail Manager-Seton Café
902-457-6126

The amazing Jennifer Jenkins! Jen (as we call her) has worked at MSVU for 21 years. And she is our Retail Manager. She looks after Seton cafe and McCain Starbucks. Jen has an amazing eye for detail, great health and safety knowledge and a love of all retail promotions and is always quick on her feet. She even helps us out in the Chartwells office and in our catering department ensuring everything is in perfect order. She always has a smile on her face and is ready to find an answer for anyone stopping by. Stop by Seton Café, grab a burger and say 👋 to her and her hardworking team. They are pretty great!!

Chef Dave Lin - Exectutive Chef

Chef Dave Lin

Exectutive Chef
902-457-6282

You’ll always find Chef in the kitchen pumping out the most flavorful food and beautiful catering. Team player is the best way to describe Chef Dave. Always helping the team in any way he can. His focus on allergy awareness and health and safety is always keeping our students and guests safe and striving to give you the best experience he can. We’re so happy to have him as the face of our kitchen, and managing our day to day culinary operations. Please stop by to say Hi to Chef Dave anytime!

Paula Otero - Catering Coordinator

Paula Otero

Catering Coordinator
902-457-6149

Paula is brand new to our MSVU community, and Chartwells. We are so happy to have her join our management team as our Catering Coordinator. Paula hails from Colombia and has a degree in Hospitality Management. She strives to always provide great service, beautiful catering setups, and the most warming smile. We are thrilled for her to get to know all our departments, staff and faculty, the campus and students. If you see her lost on the way to the Meadows, please help her out ❤️ Welcome Paula!!! 

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