Tom currently oversees all legal affairs involving the Freshslice family group of companies and advises the C.E.O. in a variety of areas regarding overall operations and growth strategies.
Welcome to FRESHSLICE, where we specialize in providing the best pizza and other tasty treats to over 20,000 satisfied guests every day. Our commitment to quality is unmatched, and we only use the freshest and highest quality ingredients, chosen with a focus on both flavour and health-consciousness.
Our menu is thoughtfully designed to feature locally sourced, seasonal farm-to-table ingredients, ensuring that every bite is bursting with freshness and flavor. We take pride in the quality of the food we serve, and we invite you to experience it for yourself. We offer UNLIMITED TOPPINGS at no extra charge, making FRESHSLICE the only pizza chain to provide this exceptional value. If you haven't yet tried our proprietary-signature multi-grain dough, low-calorie sauces, and perfectly baked cheese, you're in for a real treat. Come and taste the difference that quality ingredients and expert preparation can make - we know you won't be disappointed. Thank you for choosing FRESHSLICE, and we look forward to serving you soon. FRESH LIVES HERE.
The Georgia Straight, in its’ annual reader poll, The Golden Plates, voted FRESHSLICE one of the best ‘by the slice’ pizza joints in B.C. for three years in a row! Whether you order a slice or a whole pizza, we’re famous for our quality. More and more pizza lovers are discovering the difference that our attention to detail makes, crafting pizza’s, just the way you like. Enjoy….
FRESHSLICE Pizza was founded in 1999 by Ray Russell in Vancouver, British Columbia. Ray decided to find a fresher way to prepare the pizza he loves. Starting with a single restaurant, FRESHSLICE quickly grew into a thriving ‘by the slice’ and delivery business. FRESHSLICE is able to offer guests delicious pizza at prices lower than most of our competitors, so you can enjoy the pizza you love, more often!
Foodies love FRESHSLICE and the company has quickly grown to over 100 Locations across Canada. Our team is committed to making your experience truly memorable. We want you to be regulars, to share your stories with us, and in turn maybe hear a few of ours. The most important thing for us is that with every visit you walk away with a great experience from beginning to end.
Chief Executive Officer
Our Senior Leadership Team
Vice President of Legal Affairs and Special Advisor to the C.E.O.
Tom joined Freshslice in 2015 with over 30 years of experience with McDonald’s Corporation as a multi-unit franchisee and senior international marketing executive.
Tom has held many positions within the organization prior to his current position which has included, marketing, operations, real estate, and franchising. Also, Tom is a Director of the Freshslice Cares Association which is a registered Charity whose mandate is to grant funds to children’s sports organizations.
Freshslice System Manager
Saf has been a partner with Freshslice for 9 years as a franchisee and also in various roles in the Head Office.
Currently, he ensures that our best-in-class system continues to develop and maximizes returns for our Franchise Partners.
Director of Construction and Project Management
Frank is spearheading Freshslice’s aggressive North American expansion by managing our team of dedicated Project Managers and Draftspersons.
Frank’s expertise ensures that all Freshslice locations are constructed as per our stringent corporate design and quality guidelines in adherence to all municipal by-laws.
Frank’s career in construction and project management has seen him successfully complete over 70 Freshslice locations since he joined the team in 1993.
Hamid oversees the operations of the Freshslice Commissary located at the Global Headquarters in Burnaby, British Columbia.
A proven leader who thrives on quality control, Hamid has over 25 years of experience in the restaurant industry working in both ownership and management capacities.
Prior to joining the Freshslice Head Office team, Hamid managed various Freshslice locations and was a franchisee who owned and operated a location in downtown Vancouver for over 6 years.
Sohan oversees the Franchise Department and execution of Freshslice’s expansion plan across North America.
He is directly involved in vetting and approving all new Franchise Partners and Master Franchise Partners.
Sohan has held many important positions throughout the organization including an extensive tenure in Operations, as well as in Human Resources over the past 9 years.
Sohan brought twelve years of experience as an owner of multiple quick-service restaurants within the Vancouver area.
Senior Accountant and Owner of Freshslice Pizza Restaurants on Robson
Back in her country, Uzbekistan, Tamila was a university professor and Ph.D. in Economics. But she always dreamt of traveling to other countries, especially Canada.
Back then, all she knew about Canada was that it is a beautiful country with friendly people and with boundless opportunities for those who were willing to work hard.
Here she is after 10 years of being in Canada, the proud owner of Freshslice Business.
Business Coach and District Manager
Sai is a competent Human Resource Professional with extensive 11 Plus years of experience in Freshslice at various roles.
He’s one of our Senior Business Coaches/ District Manager overlooking 30 plus Freshslice Locations and has produced some remarkable results at Franchisee & Corporate locations during his tenure.
He is directly involved in Coaching New Partners & existing Franchisees to understand the essence of having Solid Operations, Strong implementation of the Freshslice System & then the location that can greatly influence the success of your locations.
He is also responsible to conduct Evaluations and guide you towards success by helping you in writing and Implementing a solid Business Plan.
Director of Purchasing
Aman is Consummate Professional with 12 years of Purchasing experience.
He has owned and run Freshslice locations. He strives hard to look after Freshslice HO and franchisees.
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