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Our Team

Stephanie Stanley

Peak Cellars 

Winemaker

...by esteemed winemaker, Howard Soon, at Sandhill Wines. During that time, she also worked as the lead winemaker for Wayne Gretzky Okanagan when it launched in British Columbia, as well as lead winemaker for Peller Estates Okanagan. Stephanie left Andrew Peller in 2015 to propel her career by working two vintages each year for the next four years, dividing her time evenly between New Zealand (at Wither Hills, Marlborough) and the Okanagan. During her 2016 visit back to the Okanagan, she installed and commissioned the new Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards winery; in 2017 & 2018, she worked at Peak Cellars. Stephanie has been leading the winemaking at Peak Cellars since August 2019. Her expertise and professionalism are integral to the winemaking team. 

Heather Courtney

O'Rourke Family Estate

General Manager 

...the Sequoia Company of Restaurants, and five years with Monk McQueen’s Fresh Seafood and Oyster Bar. Most recently, Heather is known for her six-year leadership role at Cedar Creek Estate Winery in Kelowna where she developed innovative and unique guest experiences and the winery’s celebrated tasting, touring, and event programs. Heather holds her WSET level 2 Diploma and is pursuing her education and passion for wine

Celia  Weston   Vineyard Gardener  

Biography to come.

Prasad Chavan &
Sid Singh

  Head & Sous-Chef  

Prasad was born in Mumbai, India. Growing up near the Atlantic Ocean he attributes early curiosity and later passion for seafood and spices he encountered. He pursued his passion to a career in the culinary world by earning a bachelor's degree in hotel management & tourism from Mumbai university. Having worked at many five star properties, JW Marriot as an associate chef in India, and for Royal Caribbean International Cruise Lines, Chef Prasad culinary expertise is truly without borders. He immigrated to Canada in 2011; Then work with various brands such as Moxies, Fairmount Jasper Park lodge, The Hotel Saskatchewan (Radisson Plaza), Executive Royal Hotel Regina, Lakeview Hecla Resort, Lakeview Inn and Suites FSJ, best western plus across the provinces to gain more worldliness. In 2019 he got an opportunity in the heart of Kelowna as an executive chef of Best Western Plus Kelowna. He sensed his love for wine which lead his way to O'Rourke's Family Estates (Peak Cellars winery), and since 2021 he has been working as a head winery chef. When not cooking or talking about food, Prasad enjoys spending time with his family, and continues to explore beautiful Okanagan valley.

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Sid began his culinary career after moving to Canada in 2019 for his post-graduation in Culinary Management at Selkirk College in Nelson, British Columbia. There he garnered experience while working at one of the oldest and most established restaurants in Nelson. After graduating he relocated to our very own Kelowna to work with Raudz creative concepts, and QB Gelato. In December of 2021, Sid was offered the role of Sous-Chef at Peak Cellars and has been showcasing his unique style, creativity and expertise since.

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