LEADING A CHANGE. ONE RESTAURANT
AT A TIME.
The food industry is on the brink of ground-breaking innovation and we're going to be at the forefront of this technological transformation.
Our robust, scalable, and cost-effective solutions, are allowing restaurants to improve their cost structure, efficiency, and scalability.
25+ years in the
Previously developed world-leading, automated manufacturing production lines
Applying state of the art innovation practices to commercial kitchens
CAMSC Supplier Certification
We are a proudly certified CAMSC (Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council) company! CAMSC offers national certification, giving Aboriginal and minority owned suppliers access to the leading Canadian network of organizations committed to diverse and inclusive supply chains
This year's winner designed a ground-breaking
innovation that realizes the kitchen of the
future. This robust, scalable, and cost-effective solution will allow restaurants to improve their cost-structure efficiency and scalability...
Meet The Team
Our Founding Team Members (Kevork & Andy!) hail from the Automotive Manufacturing Industry, where their business grew to become the largest North American supplier of seating, airbag, and seatbelt components for the likes of General Motors, Toyota, Honda, Ford, and many more
Product Design Engineer
Mobarrat has garnered vast experience as an autopilot and electronics product design engineer at Tesla along with several consulting roles in case competitions. He has a strong hold of SolidWorks, GD&T, Tolerance Stack-Up, CATIA and MATLab, to name a few.
Research and Development Engineer
Joshua is a self-motivated, lifelong learner with expertise in mechanical design, thermal analysis, computational fluid dynamics, and structural simulations. He has previously worked on designing and launching smart kitchen appliances.
Co-Founder / CEO
Kevork is the former CEO of Summo Corp., a leading North American automotive parts manufacturer. He was responsible for the company's expansion to Mexico, development of its Technology Center, and eventual sale to a European multinational in 2016.
Co-Founder / CIO
Andrew is the former Director of Innovation and Research & Development for Summo Corp. Under his leadership, Andrew was responsible for developing Summo’s Technology Center where he developed a team of mechanical, mechatronics, and controls engineers to design and build high-production manufacturing lines with advanced automation systems.
Co-Founder / COO
Kristian is a resourceful self-starter with a versatile skill set in supply-chain management and product design/development. Through his previous work with start-ups, Kristian has direct experience in implementing innovative technologies throughout various industries.
Engineer for New Concept Development
Francesco possesses great lengths of experience in both mechanical and electrical engineering, allowing him to lead many of Gastronomous’ electro-mechanical research and development projects. Francesco co-led the development of a custom industrial 3D printer, where he programmed/improved existing features and developed a custom data-logging system.
Karl is a determined go-getter, never hesitating to boldly take the first step into the unknown. With an addiction to high-growth technology companies, Karl co-founded a deep-tech startup (which was incubated and accelerated at Centech Montreal) before joining the Gastronomous Team.
Michele Angelo Verna
Board Member / Director
Michele has held various senior executive roles at global companies such as Walgreens Boots Alliance (Senior Vice President Global Human Resources), Salvatore Ferragamo (Chief HR and Strategic Officer), Techint Group (Executive Board Member and Group Chief Human Resources), and Vodafone (Board Member and CEO at Vodafone Germany).
Dr. Stephen Veldhuise
Dr. Veldhuis is a Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at McMaster University and Director of McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI). Through his involvement in the MMRI..
Wayne has had a 30-year career in international business and Canadian capital markets. During this tenure, Wayne was involved in 30 listed companies and has served as a director and/or senior officer of over 35 listed companies.
Advisor (Business Development)
Neil is the former Vice President of Global Operating Performance for CSA Group, a leading standards organization focused on product safety and testing. Neil was responsible for driving improvements across CSA’s testing, inspection, and certification business.
Developing state of the art technology with industry leaders
FANUC is the world’s largest industrial robot manufacturer, with over 600,000 robots installed worldwide. Gastronomous is an exclusive Authorized System Integrator (ASI) of FANUC Robots for the Kitchen Automation space in North America. Our founders have had a longstanding relationship with FANUC since 2007.”
WANT TO JOIN US?
If you are passionate about developing meaningful technology that creates meaningful solutions, then Gastronomous is the place for you! By joining our team, you will be immersed in a dynamic and thought-provoking environment that tests your capabilities and pushes you to new heights.