About Us

Grande Cuisine Systems Inc. is the exclusive North American distributor of ISECO St-Phal regeneration equipment.


Who are We?

Grande Cuisine Systems Inc. is the exclusive North American distributor of ISECO food delivery carts and ovens, primarily servicing hospitals and long term care facilities. With proven benchmark reliability and energy-efficiency, ISECO thermocontact technology gives the tastiest and healthiest results at mealtime for a much lower operational cost than our competitors. ISECO products are still functioning well after 20 years of daily use.

Our Team

Howard Katz, P.Eng., Managing Director

Howard is a professional engineer with experience in systems management. He has been the Managing Director of Grande Cuisine Systems since 2009. Howard has held a number of senior management positions at Loblaws, National Grocers and Cott Coproration and has a good understanding of the food delivery industry.
Howard's success comes from his strong beliefs: Start with a clear purpose; have the active participation of all parties in strategy setting and direction; strongly press on building relationships with all parties; and develop and adhere to standards.

Jacques Gilmore, Director, Eastern Canada Operations

Foodservice professional with over 35 years of successful experience in restaurant management, restaurant operations and hospital food services and operations. Familiar with all the technologies available on the market, and the changing priorities in the healthcare environment in Quebec.

President's Message

The quality of our products and the customer experience is our priority. At Grande Cuisine Systems, we strive to provide superior service and reduce operational costs. If you ever have any questions or comments about our ISECO St-Phal products, you can contact me directly at 416-385-3111 x 201.

About ISECO St-Phal

is the premier international manufacturer of food distribution carts for hospitals and long term care facilities. They specialize in regeneration of individual and multi-portion meals in cook & serve, cook, chill and cook & freeze operations. They differentiate themselves through unparalleled meal quality, energy efficiency, reliability and constant innovation.

Vision and Values

To be the leading provider of regeneration technology for hospitals, long-term care facilities and retirement homes.
To provide premium quality regeneration systems tailored to the unique needs of our customers, while offering superior service and technical support. We will encourage our business partners to become Chief Technology Officers and achieve high performance goals in all aspects of ISECO St-Phal equipment sales and support.
Dedication to excellence through integrity, team spirit, reliability, responsibility and expertise. Support and respect the needs of our customers through quality initiatives.


Sustainable development has always been a dominant principle at ISECO St-Phal. It's visible in every aspect of the business: products, technology, buildings and production methods.
ISECO St-Phal optimizes its production process continuously to achieve a minimum of waste. They use high quality recycled materials for production. If plastic is unavoidable, they use recycled plastic. Their products last a long time. ISECO St-Phal thermo-contant works with heating elements which are extremely energy efficient, resulting in a minimum of consumption.