Meet the team who will make your dreams come true!
Kaitlyn Lamotte has always had a deep connection to nature and has pursued opportunities for creative expression. While earning her Tourism Management Diploma at the Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, she discovered her love for the event and wedding industry and became an Assistant Planner to a local Wedding Coordinator.
Kaitlyn followed her passion and continued her professional training by completing the Certified Wedding Planner Program at the Wedding Planners Institute of Canada.
The wedding industry had stolen her heart and created a passion within her. Her career progressed at BC’s leading wedding destination; Kelowna. Kaitlyn spearheaded the weddings & events department at Lake Okanagan Resort, Hotel Eldorado, and Holiday Inn.
At these venues she hosted corporate meetings, yoga retreats, tour groups, social events, and her favorite events; weddings and bachelor/bachelorette parties. She assisted brides and grooms in creating their dream wedding by taking their ideas and forming their vision into reality.
Kaitlyn’s professionalism, organizational skills, and attention to detail have earned her a reputation as a sought after Wedding Coordinator. She makes her couples feel that they are her only client and that their special day is as important to her as it is to them.
At the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel & Conference Centre she stays current with ever- changing wedding trends and design styles and she continues to pride herself on offering her couples stress free booking, planning, and execution of their dream wedding day.
As the only Certified Wedding Planner at Sun Peaks Resort, Kaitlyn provides full venue planning, coordination, and event management services to couples looking for An Elevated Mountain Experience.
Faith Yurkiw earned her Events and Conventions Management Diploma at the Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops. Like Kaitlyn, the wedding industry has always captured Faith’s heart. Her career progressed from working at local wedding shops to event coordination where she created strong relationships within the industry.
Faith’s fresh perspective on the industry, her professionalism, organizational skills, and passion make her a great fit for wedding coordination. She loves that she gets to develop a personal relationship with each client – she feels that this is truly the key to making each event a unique and special affair to remember.
At Sun Peaks Grand Hotel & Conference Centre she strives for an unparalleled commitment to you and your event. She prides herself on offering her couples fresh styles and ideas to keep current with what is trending while maintaining classic touches. Not only will Faith keep things fun, but you can also count on stress-free booking, planning, and execution on your dream wedding day.
As a passionate Wedding Planner at Sun Peaks Resort, Faith provides full venue planning, coordination, and event management services to couples looking for an Elevated Mountain Experience.
Meet the Culinary Expert who will make your day delicious
Hailing from a small town called Mangalore in Southern India, a budding mathematician, Sudhir D’Souza decided to expand his skills by joining a Culinary College for an initial introduction to the culinary world. Finding his passion in food, Chef D’Souza began his career with the Taj Group, one of the leading hotel chains in Asia. He apprenticed under Master Chefs and soon became a key member of the opening team for Disney Cruise Ships.
After many years aboard cruise ships, Chef began the second phase of his career by joining the Hyatt International in Dubai and later Qatar. Throughout his career he has mastered international cuisines such as Singaporean, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Thai, Italian, Arabic, Iranian, Indian, American and Canadian and he has cooked for many international dignitaries and celebrities including the Prime Minister of Britain, the Sultan of Brunei, and Hollywood and Bollywood stars.
As the Executive Chef at the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel & Conference Centre he creates inspired meals for all guests and works with engaged couples to develop customize menus for their weddings that meet all budgets and tastes.
Chef D’Souza believes that the food at a wedding, or at any event, is the element that makes the occasion memorable and he takes great pride in delivering an elevated culinary experience that exceeds all expectations!