Meet The Team
Hollyburn's Catering Team is dedicated to making your event memorable. Our Team offers years of event planning and culinary experience which will make the planning process enjoyable.
EVENT & WEDDING PLANNER
Christin’s strong background in the hospitality industry and her passion for hosting events inspired her to pursue a career in event planning. She holds a diploma in Hotel Management and has worked in leading event management positions for large luxury hotel groups in the past. In her 10+ years of food and beverage experience she has worked with corporations, non-profits and individuals to bring their event and wedding plans to life and has left lasting impression on guests.
Christin has successfully planned and executed hundreds of events of all sizes. She is known for her personal, fun and approachable style, which she blends seamlessly with outstanding professionalism.
When it comes to event planning, or any size, she believes an event should breathe personality and create a lasting, memorable experience for guests.
Dino Renaerts has firmly established himself as one of the west coast’s culinary leaders. Dino completed his education and training here in Vancouver and has built a prolific career spanning over three decades that has seen him cook in a clutch of the city’s finest restaurants. Today, Renaerts applies his talent, passion and vision to his role as Executive Chef at Hollyburn Country Club.
Studies at the Dubrulle French Culinary School and a three-year apprenticeship at the William Tell led to roles at Bishop’s and Le Gavroche. Chef Renaert has cooked for celebrities, politicians and royalty at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel and Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. He honed in his skills working for and leading award-winning kitchens and acclaimed restaurants such as, Bistro Pastis and West, Crown Plaza Hotel Georgia and the Metropolitan Hotel. Recognition for his distinct, innovative approach to cooking has followed Renaerts throughout his career. He has garnered for numerous regional and international competitions and was named ‘a culinary talent to watch’ by Vancouver and City Food magazines, and the Province newspaper. He also earned Best Northshore Restaurant during his partnership at Fraîche with his move across the bridge to West Vancouver.
A love of wine inspires Renaerts’s cuisine. In 1999, he was the first chef in Canada to become a Certified Sommelier through the International Sommelier Guild. Renaerts’s expertise in oenology earned him the runner-up Sommelier of the Year award at the Vancouver International Playhouse Wine Festival in 2006 and 2010.
Devoted to his province and his craft, Renaerts is actively involved in British Columbia’s culinary scene. Renaerts served first on the board and later as president of the BC Chef’s Association from 2004 to 2009; he continues to be an active member with the Chef’s Table Society of BC and the BC Hospitality Foundation.
Dino’s culinary background has given him the opportunity to produce corporate and special occasion dinners, weddings, cocktail parties, wine tastings and unique events for a diverse selection of clients. As Hollyburn’s Executive Chef he has the opportunity to create memorable food and beverage experiences for members on a daily basis and for guests celebrating special moments in their lives.
Chef Dino isn’t shy either! You’ll find Chef Dino cooking up his latest creation regularly on CTV. Tune in to watch him at work.