About Kostuch Media Ltd.

Who we are and what we do.

Our mission

Kostuch Media covers the dynamic and ever-evolving hospitality industry by delivering a diverse array of media products for today’s sophisticated marketers. Our magazines deliver extensive signature reports and award-winning editorial, reflecting a continued commitment to provide the foodservice and hospitality industry with in-depth, quality reporting.

Today’s foodservice and hospitality decision-makers turn to a variety of media to access information. They read magazines, digesting reports and analysis of the industry’s issues. They turn to the Internet to learn about the latest news, source new products or search for a specific piece of information. They also attend industry events for face-to-face interaction and inspiration. Kostuch Media Ltd. has expanded its comprehensive lineup of media solutions to reach your target market. We provide you with the ability to reach your customers and prospects through Print, Digital, Events and more.

Services

Print Media

Kostuch Media produces two magazines: Foodservice and Hospitality magazine, published 11 times a year, and Hotelier magazine which is published 8 times annually.

Digital

We currently have 5 websites: kostuchmedia.com, foodserviceandhospitality.com, hoteliermagazine.com, foodserviceworld.com and hotelierworld.com. Our digital portfolio also includes Newsblast, a weekly electronic newsletter featuring a recap of the industry’s hottest new stories, FoodPlus, our iPad apps, and The Bottom Line Report.

Events

 Kostuch Media produces 3 events annually: The Icons & Innovators Breakfast Series, the Restaurants & Trends Directions Conference produced annually in conjunction with Technomic Inc., and the Pinnacle Awards, celebrating excellence in the hospitality industry.

Meet The KML Team

Here are the members that make up our team.

  • Rosanna Caira

    Editor & Publisher

    Rosanna Caira is the editor and publisher of Kostuch Media’s Foodservice and Hospitality, and Hotelier magazines. In her capacity as editor of Canada’s two leading hospitality publications, Rosanna directs the editorial and graphic content of both publications, and is responsible for the editorial vision of the magazines, its five websites as well as the varied tertiary products including e-newsletters, supplements and special projects. In addition to her editorial duties, Rosanna also serves as publisher of the company, directing the strategic development of the Sales and Marketing, Production and Circulation departments. Rosanna is the face of the magazines, representing the publications at industry functions and speaking engagements. She serves on various committees and Boards, including the Board of Directors of the Canadian Hospitality Foundation. She is a recipient of the Ontario Hostelry’s Gold Award in the media category. In 2006, Rosanna was voted one of the 32 most successful women of Italian heritage in Canada. Rosanna is a graduate of Toronto’s York University, where she obtained a BA degree in English literature.

  • Margaret Moore

    Art Director

    Margaret Moore is an award-winning graphic designer. Margaret originally joined Kostuch Media in 1995 after graduating from Durham College.  After leaving to pursue other interests and starting her own graphic arts company, Margaret returned to Kostuch as its art director in 2013. Her experience, strong design sense and creativity, have earned her recognition across the country and internationally. For Margaret, creativity is a way of life, and she often finds inspiration in the most unexpected places.

  • Amy Bostock

    Managing Editor

    Amy joined the Kostuch Media team in 2015. In her role as Managing Editor, Amy oversees the flow of content for both Foodservice & Hospitality and Hotelier magazines. Since graduating from Ryerson University’s journalism program in 1998, Amy has worked extensively in the publishing world in both print and online environments. Although her career began in community newspapers, Amy found her niche in the magazine industry — most recently at the helm of Direct Marketing magazine. She possesses a love of food trucks that borders on an obsession and loves to try and re-create what she eats back home in her own kitchen.

  • Danielle Schalk

    Assistant Editor

    Danielle first joined Kostuch Media as an editorial intern in 2014. A recent graduate of the University of GuelphHumber, she holds an Honours Bachelor of Applied Arts in Media Studies and a Diploma in Media Communications. Returning to KML in 2015, she brings with her the skills and knowledge gained from her time working on Guelph-Humber’s multi-award-winning Emerge Magazine.

  • Derek Rae

    Multimedia Manager

    Derek Rae is a 10-year veteran of Kostuch Media, having joined the company as a graphic intern while studying graphic arts at Durham College. In addition to tracking ads, and overseeing the production flow of KML’s two magazines, Derek manages and oversees the complete portfolio of KML’s media products including the company’s five websites, its two apps and various tertiary products, including F&H Live!, a video feature launched last year.

  • Courtney Jenkins

    Graphic Designer

    A recent graduate of Durham College’s Graphic Design program, Courtney brings a positive attitude and a love for design to Kostuch. When Courtney isn’t at work crafting house ads, web banners or other interesting design pieces, she can be found cuddled up watching her favourite TV shows.

  • Cheryll San Juan

    Account Manager

    Cheryll has 20+ years of experience in increasingly responsible roles within marketing, sales, business development and events management in tourism, publishing and service industries. Her last role was Marketing Communications and Events Coordinator with a financial services company. She was previously Publisher for national trade magazines in the horticulture industry and owner/publisher of ethnic based consumer lifestyle magazine. Her experience is enhanced by her Executive Education on Leadership at Harvard University JFK School of Government and Bachelor’s degree in Applied Economics and Master’s in Progress in Development Studies at De La Salle University.

  • Wendy Gilchrist

    Senior Account Manager / USA

    A graduate of Humber College’s Public Relations program, Wendy has worked for KML for more than 25 years in various capacities. During that time she has cultivated strong relationships with some of the major equipment and food suppliers in North America, and helped develop and grow the company’s U.S business. Wendy is based in Boston, Massachusetts, where she lives with her husband and two children.

  • Daniela Pricoiu

    Controller

    Daniela joined KML as an accountant to control all the accounting and financial aspects of the company. Daniela graduated in Science from the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest and she is pursuing the CPA designation in the advance level. She has over 17 years in the accounting world in diverse industries: accounting firms, employment services, retail and Canadian music promotion (Universal Music). In her free time Daniela loves the outdoor life including biking and fishing.