NEWS
LETTER

Meet the Team

We are a team of creative thinkers who insist on living life as a multisensory experience. We believe that when we engage all our senses through touch, smell, taste, hearing, and sight, we begin to experience the full breadth of things and get the whole story.

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Josette Buisson

CREATIVE DIRECTOR / EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Josette is the creative director for Venue And Menu. Her work methodology is grounded in 25 years of research in market trends pertinent to color, design, architecture, and lifestyles over multi-channel communication platforms. Her passion for learning is fueled by the study of environmental psychology, the power of storytelling, and above all, the concept of synesthesia and the meaning we give to our experiences through the layering of our senses.

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Karen Chadwick

DESIGNER / CONTRIBUTING EDITOR / RECIPE DEVELOPER /
STYLIST/ PHOTOGRAPHER

Karen’s passion for design and decor started early. Her ability to pull a design together and execute a plan in short order speaks volumes about her passion and discipline. She loves stylizing life, traveling abroad, collecting objects, cooking worldly recipes, and documenting her journeys the old fashioned way... with a paper journal.

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Linda Chadwick

CONTRIBUTING EDITOR / WRITER / RECIPE DEVELOPER /
FOOD STYLIST /EVENT PLANNER

As an entrepreneur with over 35 years of experience in the retail business, Linda has developed, along with her sister Karen, a unique lifestyle brand with their company, Queensbridge Mill, which focuses on living the good life from food, entertaining, home decor, and travel. Creating and enjoying delicious food in a beautiful setting is her passion. As a content provider, she brings her enthusiasm and expertise to the table at Venue and Menu.

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Annie St-Arneault

SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER / PHOTOGRAPHER

Bringing life into each piece that she touches is how Annie approaches her work. While visiting places, her goal is to find the perfect angle with the perfect light. Heart driven, she puts all her passion into what she does. That’s why photographing food is a way for her to express an artistic mood with more than just a “click” of the camera button. “My parents always told me not to play with food. Now I play with it as I want!”

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Ian Chouinard

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Creative and artistic in everything he touches, Ian has played the blues for as long as he has been creating visual art and graphic design. Ian can, like no one else, turn a 1000 words story into the perfect image.

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Patrice Hanulak

MANAGING EDITOR

Patrice honed her design skills in the world of landscape architecture by creating beautiful spaces in exciting places. She brings this love of all things beautiful and well designed to Venue and Menu and guides the team in the day-to-day details.