Our staff, as diverse as the community they serve, are continually educating themselves with tastings and seminars. High Point believes a varied life experience contributes to great service and strongly encourages them to follow their passions. Having fun is also key!
Our store Manager, Shannon Gavin, has had a long and varied career in Food and Beverage prior to working here at High Point. As well as formal culinary education, she has taken beer-related courses with Prud’homme and the Cicerone Program (where she is a Certified Beer Server) and has earned her Level 3 Advanced Certificate (with Distinction) from the Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET).
Assistant Manager Seleighne, is a long time bartender/server and gained a real love for wine when she started at High Point 5 years ago. She has completed WSET level 2 and is currently enrolled in WSET level 3 advanced certificate.
Gloria is an assistant manager at Highpoint. Born and raised in Montreal, she speaks Farsi, French, English and Turkish fluently. Graduated from BCIT with a Business Admin Honor Degree. Foodie fanatic and wine and food pairing enthusiast.