The Brew Creek Centre is more than just a beautiful and inspiring setting to hold an event. Our team of dedicated staff are committed to creating an exceptional guest experience from the moment you begin planning your event, to the day of, and beyond. Our knowledgeable planning and hosting team will ensure that our service not only meets, but exceeds your and your guest’s expectations.
Barclay and Pamela
Barclay and Pamela share the responsibility of the stewardship of The Brew Creek Centre.
Pamela has spent her career leading major hospitality projects and programs in the wine and spirits industry. She is fully conversant in sales, marketing and operational challenges.
Barclay’s 50 year career has focused on developing and leading emerging technology companies. He is the driving force behind the significant eco sensitive programs and practices that are pervasive throughout our facility.
Together, they make a very dynamic and complimentary duo in guiding The Brew Creek Centre.
Liza Walli, Director of Operations
Liza is passionate about creating the ultimate guest experience for every person who comes to The Brew Creek Centre. For her, the combination of exceptional service, natural beauty, and environmental practices are what makes The Brew Creek Centre an outstanding place to work.
Liza has a degree in Hotel & Resort Management and Strategic Human Resources, and a range of experience from ski resort operations to luxury hotels and ecotourism in the Whistler area.
She is an avid traveler, outdoor enthusiast, and novice herbalist. Liza is a wonderful person to have on The Brew Creek Centre Team.
Stefan Vegelatos, Executive Chef
Stefan Vagelatos is a true West Coast chef. He believes in natural presentation of fresh, local, sustainably produced food, and the hard work of the people responsible. “My job is to take that healthy food and represent it with flavour, and beautiful presentation. I enjoy pushing my boundaries as a chef and introducing guests to cuisines that are new and exciting.”
Stefan worked eight years at the Rim Rock Café and is winner of Whistler’s top chef at Cornucopia. “Inspiration, for me, is all around us. It’s in the deep forests, and on the snow covered mountains that feed the rivers and run into our rich coastline. Cooking is a natural expression of all these things.”
Trish Johnston, Events Manager
Trish has built her career around her passion for guest service. She thrives on creating seamless, unforgettable experiences for guests at The Brew Creek Centre.
Born and raised on the West Coast of British Columbia, Trish has worked multiple positions for Marriott Hotels ranging from Front Desk to Guest Services to Food and Beverage and finally as an Event Coordinator.
Trish is an avid world traveller, and enjoys discovering new places and cultures. She loves volunteering with youth, trail running, hiking, snowshoeing, and the beautiful outdoor playground that is Whistler.
Katie Iutzi, Catering Manager
Katie is a natural in the hospitality and service industry. Her warm and enthusiastic approach creates unique and memorable guest experiences at The Brew Creek Centre. “There is just something magical about weddings; I love helping to make their day perfect, down to every last detail.”
Katie has an extensive background in restaurant management, event planning and employee training. She refined her experience overseeing wedding and corporate event catering in the luxury boutique hotel sector.
Katie loves spending time with her husband and son, skiing on the beautiful mountains of Whistler, and exploring new restaurants and dining experiences.