Marc Israel, President

Marc is a third generation family business owner of the successful Great Lakes Hotel Supply Company. In November 2013, he created the Great Lakes Culinary Center in Southfield, MI, to fulfill a long-time dream of providing food service professionals with a specialized facility where high tech commercial equipment can be tested before purchasing, chefs can develop and enhance their own recipes, and memorable private parties can be held. During Marc’s stewardship, the company has expanded and grown to have offices in Colorado, Florida and Maryland. Currently, Great Lakes Hotel Supply Company is in the process of completing projects in 28 states. Marc has been honored by the food service industry as Supply and Equipment Foodservice Alliance Executive of the Year and Great Lakes Hotel Supply Company was recognized as the Dealer of the Year.  He is an executive board member of Supplies Equipment Foodservice Alliance (SEFA) and a member of Food Equipment Distributors Association (FEDA).

Reva Constantine, Executive Chef

Originally from Detroit, Executive Chef Reva Constantine was lured into the culinary world when her passion for this industry and food was recognized at an early age. While in high school Reva went on to study culinary arts at Brithaupt Vocational Center in Detroit, MI. There she found her true love: the world of culinary arts, and there she decided to become a professional chef. Reva graduated with high honors and was rewarded “Student of The Year”. After graduation she enrolled in Schoolcraft College Culinary Arts Program. While in college she received her first opportunity to work in the industry at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Dearborn, MI as the employee café cook. Excited to have the chance to work with such talented chefs, she began moving her way up the culinary ladder. After a great experience at Schoolcraft College Reva decided to join their culinary competition team. Reva was elected as team captain and took her team all the way to nationals in Las Vegas where they were victorious and won the national title.

Chef Reva has won numerous awards for culinary competitions and has worked as Executive Chef at great establishments such as Villa Maria in West Bloomfield, Gravity Bar and Grill in Milford and Joe’s Produce Gourmet Market in Livonia. Reva is truly excited about her position as Executive Chef here at the Great Lakes Culinary Center; she calls it her culinary playground. Outside of creating culinary masterpieces throughout Metro Detroit, Constantine enjoys spending time with her 2 children Jaiden and Jeremiah.

Erika Miller, Event Coordinator

Erika brings years of event planning expertise to the Great Lakes Culinary Center as Event Coordinator. She has spent many years in the catering and event planning realm, where she was responsible for special events, marketing and advertising. Her attention to detail, customer service and energy for overseeing events have aided in her success in the event planning and food-service industries. Erika enjoys the challenge of turning ideas into unforgettable events.