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Meet the Team – Conferences, Special Events and Catering


Director of Conference Services 403-522-1669

Todd Porter has worked at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise since 2002. Starting as a Banquet Server, Todd proved himself in many rolls working his way to his current position. Todd had the privilege to be name Colleague of the Year in 2014. He oversees large winter incentive groups regularly and has mastered ensuring that the programs are seamless. He is immensely proud to play a part in providing successful and positive group experiences in a world class winter destination. Todd is a devoted father to two children and enjoys cooking on his free time. He is an avid hot sauce consumer and has more than 110 varieties in his kitchen!

Chef Nicholas Issel, Executive Chef | Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Nicholas Issel

Executive Chef  403-522-1823

Chef Issel brings over 25 years of experience to Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. He employs his artistic skills to design culinary creations that showcase our local, farm-fresh Albertan flavours, while ensuring that sustainability remains a focus throughout operations. We hope that Chef Issel’s gastronomic experiences delight you as you enjoy your stay in Lake Louise.

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