Food Industry
Consultants

Mission - our commitment to excellence is demonstrated by our commitment to our clients

GCP has always had a commitment to on-site learning. We believe that while an audit can uncover potential problem areas, the solution lies in education. We can aid in learning from the floor to the boardroom. Our programs are designed to aid quality assurance, process control, Continuous Process Improvement and more.

What Our Clients Say

Our commitment to excellence is demonstrated by our commitment to our clients

"GCP consulting is highly recommended to any company that wants to improve upon existing programs or to implement new ones."

~ Joe Jacobs

Chapman’s Ice Cream

"I would highly recommend GCP Consulting to anyone who wants to improve the GMP’s of their facility, initiate a HACCAP Plan, reduce the stress involved and, best of all, make more money."

~ Mark Silverstein

Silverstein’s Bakery

"...we are proud of our accomplishments and the high ratings we receive from our customer’s Third Party Audits, yet we attribute that part of our +30 years of success to the support we have received through GCP Consulting."

~ Dave Miles

Mimac Glaze

"To this day, we regularly get comments from third party auditors about the quality of our HACCP plan. We owe this distinction directly to the staff at GCP Consulting."

~ Gerry Vacca

Rexdale Food Specialties

"GCP’s hands-on work with our entire team allowed us to constructively move forward with positive solutions to our challenges and not waste our time and energies attempting to guess at the proper solutions."

~ Stuart Maffry

Gems of Fruit Company

Our Team

Our team of consultants are at the ready to help you achieve your food safety & quality system goals.

Work with GCP

Food Safety & Food Quality Consultants

Pius Gasser

Pius Gasser

Food Safety Consultant

~ Diploma in Business Administration.
~ Professional Development in Leadership as a Personal Coach.
~ Seven+ years in food manufacturing – Plant Management, Logistics, Material Handling.
~ Over years in purchasing, research and negotiation – Sourcing, Pricing, Facilitating.
~ Eight plus years in food service – Food & Beverage Management / Control, Training.
~ Food Safety Consulting and implementations since 2001

  • HACCP: Training Certification
    • GFTC HACCP Train the Trainer since 1991
    • Train the Trainer by HACCP Alliance, 2011
  • BRC:
    • ATP approved trainer for BRC since 2012
    • BRC 7
    • Internal Auditor and lead auditor trainer.
  • IFS:
    • Train the Trainer since 2011
    • Technical Services for IFS-PACsecure and Logistics for North America since 2016
  • ISO 9001 Lead Auditor and Internal Auditor Trainer
  • Gluten Free Certification Program
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Shilpa Mistry

Shilpa Mistry

Food Safety Trainer

~ Industry Specialty: Meat, Seafood, Dairy, Bakery, Produce, Snack Foods, Flavours.
~ Standard Specialty: GMP, HACCP, QMP, FSEP, ISO 22000, BRC, SQF
~ Over 12 years of progressive experience in the Food Industry
~ Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology
~ Preferred Consultant by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
~ HACCP Advantage Auditor for Canadian General Standard Board
~ HACCP system implementation, development and maintenance of the program.
~ Food Safety Trainer: GMP, HACCP, QMP and Security procedures.
~ Laboratory Management
~ Product Development
~ Nutritional Labeling
~ Certified FPA Auditor
~ BRC Auditor

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Margo Reiss

Margo Reiss

Food and Beverage Management

~ Fifteen years plus experience in the Food Industry
~ Food and Beverage Management
~ Employee Training
~ HACCP Implementation & Development
~ Quality Control
~ Sanitation Programs & Supervision
~ Efficiency & Productivity, Process improvement, Lean Manufacturing & Total Cycle Time, Variable Production Schedules.
~ Document Control
~ Cost Controls & Food Cost Variance Allowance
~ Compliance Audit Preparation
~ Canada GAP Auditor

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Georgina Atkinson

Georgina Atkinson

Quality Assurance Management

~ Business Communications Certificate
~ National Food Safety, HACCP & Food Plant Sanitation Training
~ Development and Administration of Plant HACCP Plan
~ Quality Assurance Management
~ 15 Years plus experience in Food Industry
~ Compliance Audit preparatio

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Jacqueline Wachholz

Jacqueline Wachholz

Quality Assurance

~ Bachelor of Science Degree (B.Sc. Honors From the Collegge of Physical Science and Engineering) -Area of emphasis Food Science.
~ 27 years plus experience in the Food Industry.
~ Quality Assurance, Research & Product Development & Regulatory.
~ Development & Maintenance of GMP, HACCP, BRC, SQF, Organic, Canada GAP, Gluten Free & ISO systems.
~ Label, Nutrition claims, Advertising claims, development & review.
~ Lead auditor for BRC, Canada GAP and SQF Schemes.

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Iraj Mehrnia

Iraj Mehrnia

Audit systems

~ Fifteen years plus experience in R & D, Food Safety & Quality Systems.
~ Master of Science degree in Food Science & Technology.
~ Working knowledge of HACCP system from design to implementation and maintenance of the program.
~ Working knowledge of ISO9001:2000 system from design to implementation and maintenance of the program.
~ Working knowledge of Audit systems.

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Wolf Von Brisinski

Wolf Von Brisinski

Master Pastry Chef

~ Master Pastry Chef (Qualified to train & teach apprentices)
~ Extensive experience in the Baking & Pastry Industry in Canada, Germany & South Africa
~ Quality Assurance, HACCP & Sanitation Management
~ Member of BAC (Baking Association of Canada) & CPCG (Canadian Pastry Chef’s Guild Inc.)

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Paul McPhee

Paul McPhee

Quality Management

~ Certified BRC, FSSC 22000, Gluten-Free & IFS PACsecure Auditor
~ Conducted over 200 BRC audits in the past 6 years
~ 37 year experience in Quality Management in the Food Industry
~ Over 1700 documented Food safety Assessment/Audits since 1997
~ Allergen Control Group Gluten-free Lead Auditor Trainer
~ Conducted over 50 seminars on Food Safety including HACCP, Internal Audits, GMPs

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Janet King

Janet King

Administrative Assistant

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María Diaz

María Diaz

QA Technician

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J. Ron Bergamasco

J. Ron Bergamasco

Quality Assurance in Multi-site

~ MBA, University of Chicago – concentrations in Quality Management, Statistics, and Business Strategy
~ SQF and BRC certified
~ HACCP certified
~ American Society for Quality (ASQ) certified Quality Engineer
~ Twenty years plus experience in Quality Assurance in multi-site, diversified food manufacturing environments

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George Deutsch

George Deutsch

Machinery and plant design

~ Farm products and animal welfare
~ BSc degree in Agriculture, with a major in Meat science
~ Over 30 years experience in the food industry, 5 years in Retail, 5 years in wholesale,and 20 years in RTE deli manufacturing, cooked and fermented
~ Machinery and plant design
~ Pre-requisite and HACCP implementation
~ Food safety training
~ GFSI certified auditor
~ BRC, SQF Auditor
 – PAACO Certified (animal welfare, poultry & red meat)
 – BRC Transportation & Distribution

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Amy Rempel

Amy Rempel

Owner of Gluten Free Consulting

~ B.A. in Communication Studies
~ 3 years in purchasing of gluten free raw materials, sourcing and pricing
~ Have worked in gluten free industry for 8 years
~ Assisted in gluten free Quality Control for 2 years
~ Assisted in gluten free Research & Development for 2 years
~ HACCP team member
~ Sales and marketing of gluten free products for 6 years
~ Owner of Gluten Free Consulting

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Jason Gin

Jason Gin

Food Safety & Quality Management

Jason Gin joined GCP Consulting in 2008 and has worked with a broad base of categories in the food and packaging industries, assisting in the development of food safety & quality management systems, HACCP plans and achieving GFSI certifications.

Product categories include:
~Bakery
~Dairy
~Fruit, Vegetables & Nuts
~Dried Foods & Ingredients
~Canada GAP
~Ready Meals & Sandwiches, RTE desserts
~Storage & Distribution
~Breakfast Cereals & Snacks
~Confectionary
~Raw Red Meat, Cooked Meat
~Oils & Fats
~Alcoholic Drinks & Fermented/Brewed Products
~Flexible Packaging Materials
~Pharmaceuticals
~Poultry Operations

Professional Development:
~Business Administration
~HACCP Pre-Requisite Programs
~BRC Global Standard For Storage & Distribution
~Risk Assessments for BRC Standards
~Internal Auditor Training
~Gluten Free Certification Program
~ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems Lead Auditing
~International HACCP Alliance – Developing & Implementing HACCP Plans for the Food Manufacturing Industry
~IFS PACsecure – Industry Training
~BRC Global Standards for Food Safety Issue 7 – 5 Day Third Party Auditor
~FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food

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Ensuring GMP compliance

Ensuring GMP compliance

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Preparation for HACCP Certification

Preparation for HACCP Certification

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Upgrade Food Safety Systems to achieve GFSI certification, such as BRC, Canada GAP, SQF, FSSC 22000 and IFS Standards

Upgrade Food Safety Systems to achieve GFSI certification, such as BRC, Canada GAP, SQF, FSSC 22000 and IFS Standards

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IFS Logistics, BRC Transportation & Storage

IFS Logistics, BRC Transportation & Storage

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IFS PAC Secure, BRC Packaging

IFS PAC Secure, BRC Packaging

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BRC Brokers, IFS Brokers

BRC Brokers, IFS Brokers

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Gluten Free Certification Program

Gluten Free Certification Program

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Canada GAP

Canada GAP

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HACCP Alliance Training

HACCP Alliance Training

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In-house & Public training

In-house & Public training

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GAP Assessments

GAP Assessments

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ACHIEVING CERTIFICATIONS

ACHIEVING CERTIFICATIONS

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FOOD SAFETY MANUALS

FOOD SAFETY MANUALS

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IN-HOUSE & PUBLIC TRAINING

IN-HOUSE & PUBLIC TRAINING

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PLANT DESIGN & LAYOUTS

PLANT DESIGN & LAYOUTS

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GAP ASSESSMENTS

GAP ASSESSMENTS

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QA TEAM COACHING

QA TEAM COACHING

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