Meet our team?

A business is only ever as good as its team and that’s why we only employ the best. Our phenomenally talented chefs, kitchen team and front-of-house service staff are all hand-picked for their food expertise, their ‘service with a smile’ and their absolute attention to detail. We’re proud of our team and of the incredible passion they bring to their work. It’s what makes every event the stand-out success it deserves to be.

Management

Victoria Food Services is Canterbury owned and operated. As a management team, we’re personally invested in the success of your event with the promise of fabulous food, exceptional presentation and top-notch service from beginning to end. 


Mirelle Liang

Mirelle Liang

Operations Manager

With over 15 years’ experience in hospitality, Mirelle is the newest addition to the Victoria Food Service family. Originally from the happening city of Mumbai, India, she has lived in New Zealand for nearly 12 years. Her past work experiences include working at hotels in Mumbai, Dubai, Hanmer Springs and Christchurch. An avid dog fan, Mirelle enjoys spending time with her daughter playing board games and watching movies on Netflix, as well as catching up with friends over a good home-cooked meal.


Gael Hayward

Gael Hayward

Sales Manager

With a background in sales and marketing, Gael is the first point of contact for our brides and event organisers. Her years of experience in varied work environments have proven her ability to multi-task and use initiative in high pressure situations. Gael has a real passion for food and has sampled many different cuisines on her travels around the world. Outside of work you'll find her cooking up a storm in her own kitchen for her family and friends.