And why we are your best choice
Gregg Van Hierden, his wife Tammy and sons Jae and Devin moved to Squamish B.C. in 1992. The Van Hierden family has embraced the active Squamish outdoor lifestyle. The Van Hierden Family believe in giving back to the community. G-Van Catering has and will continue to support the Squamish Relay for Life as well as donations to the Helping Hands Society. Gregg was actively involved in minor sports as well as in the operations of adult recreational sports. He currently participates in ice hockey, cycling, downhill and nordic skiing and golf.
Gregg Van Hierden is a Red Seal Chef. In his 30 plus years of food service experience, he has worked in a wide variety of food service applications. Gregg apprenticed at the Pan Pacific Hotel as well as in a bakery, a pastry shop and in a charcutcurrie. As an Executive Chef, Gregg operated 10 restaurants as Chef De Cuisine and has opened 7 new restaurants. During his career he was approached to lead a team of chefs to cater gala functions in San Francisco and Seattle. During his tenure as the chef of Woodfibre Pulp Mill Gregg opened G-Van Catering. In 2005 Gregg's tenure as chef for Woodfibre was cut short as the mill was closed permanently. Gregg saw a need for good quality catering in Squamish and in 2007 G-Van Catering and Consulting was incorporated. Gregg operates summer camps’ catering for weddings, graduations, sporting and civic events. As a long time resident and active member of the local community, Gregg is well placed to help you with any of your needs relating to your catering event or celebration.
From dinners for 2 or galas of 400, we cater to your needs and surpass your expectations.
Chef Gregg and Chef Kyle present Ms Christina Rupp of the Squamish Food Bank with a cheque for $300; proceeds from the “Christmas in July” promotion where 15% of all GVAN TO GO Freezer purchases went to support the Squamish Food Bank Society. The Chefs would like to extend a big thank you to all of their customers for your support of this annual GVAN tradition.