MEET THE STAR TEAM FROM EASYLIFE KITCHENS NORTHRIDING

Our star team at Easylife Kitchens boasts years of experience in the trade. With many successful projects under their belt, they are up for any challenge. Our team is passionate about designing and creating your perfect kitchen, study, bedroom, man cave or any other room that needs our attention. We pride ourselves on a high level of customer service.

OUR TEAM OF ALLSTARS

High quality service is our top priority. We’ve always said that the person that owns the store, runs the store. Our team members are passionate about their work and it shows. Our team is a team of all stars, who put you first.

Shawn Dammerman

Shawn purchased the Easylife Kitchens Northriding Franchise in 2015 – Officially opening the doors to the public November 2015.

Shawn has been in the service industry for over 20 years.  Shawn started his career off refurbishing bathrooms and kitchens.  Thereafter he joined his uncle in the signage business till he decided he needed a change and a challenge.   Shawn is always personally involved with every project and customer to oversee that each job is completed to the customers satisfaction.

Tanja Dammerman

Tanja is Shawn’s wife and has worked together with Shawn for over 11 years.  Tanja handles all the admin and basic day to day accounts for the business. Tanja is bubbly and so enjoys being part of the Easylife Kitchens Northriding team.

Liezel Temple

Liezel has been a designer for 19 years. Liezel loves making change, knowing what can be done and seeing the joy in her customers when they see the finished product. Liezel loves designing and the challenges it brings.

TOP PERFORMER 2007, 2008, 2009, 2017 & 2018

Kavita Shimpi

Kavita is originally from Mumbai, India, and has been designing kitchens for over 10 years. She joined the Easylife Kitchen Northriding team in April 2018, and has shown how skilled she is ever since. Kavita has international designing experience, and knows how to adapt to any working environment.

Marie Du Plessis

Marie is one of our newest members to our team of incredible design consultants.  Marie has been in the Kitchen design industry for almost 5 years.  She loves designing and is extremely passionate about her work. Marie thoroughly enjoys working for Easylife Kitchens Northriding.

Amanda du Plooy

Amanda is one of the newest members to join our team of innovative design consultants. She has been in the kitchen design industry for almost 3 years, and loves how each and every design she takes on is different and unique. There is no challenging design to Amanda, and she can create a beautiful space from anything.

Megan Coelho

Megan has recently joined our team and is ready to bring her design knowledge to our clients! Megan has been designing kitchens for over 18 years! She thrives on designing new spaces for clients and the best part of her job is seeing how dreams transform into reality.

Ismail Loonat

Ismail worked with Tanja and Shawn for over 15 years and moved from the signage business with Shawn to join the Easylife Kitchens Northriding team.  Ismail’s passion in life is his the satisfaction he gets when his figures all add up and all systems are in place and running smoothly.

David Dube

David has been working with Shawn for over 20 years and is part of the family.  David helps with collections, deliveries and receiving stock. He is a humble, kind and a hard working man.  Nothing is ever too much for David.

Easylife Kitchens Northriding has an amazing, strong and dynamic team and not only does each and everyone of us love what we do, we are a strong team and will go to any length to get the job done.

Nicci

Nicci joined Easylife Kitchens Northriding while we were in the building process.  Nicci looks after the showroom and the staff and thanks to Nicci our showroom is always spic and span and in mint condition.

Installations Team A

Installations Team B

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

Our star team at Easylife Kitchens boasts years of experience in the trade. With many successful projects under their belt, they are up for any challenge. Our team is passionate about designing and creating your perfect kitchen, study, bedroom, man cave or any other room that needs our attention. We pride ourselves on a high level of customer service.

Dear Kavita,

We just want to thank you and the whole team!

From that one Saturday starting with the tour in your show room right to the end, the experience has been fenominal!

Thank you for the beautiful design and all the patience after we reworked some of the ideas, the sound advice and suggestions we received from you. We just love our kitchen and really spend alot of time in it. 

The simplicity is striking and we have received only but compliments. We love our space saver towers and really impresses our guests!

All the best,

  • Deidre & Sylvia
You and your team met your communicated timelines and carried yourselves with professionalism throughout. It was a real pleasure doing business with you.
  • Deon Govender

Dear Mr. Shawn Dammermann,

I am writing to you as the franchisee of Easylife Kitchens (ELK) on behalf of my wife Grace and myself. My reason for writing is precisely express our sincerest gratitude and to congratulate your Design Consultant Miss. Marie duPlessis for pulling off a most wonderful project that gave us our dream kitchen recently. We specifically wish to thank Miss duPlessis for steadfastly walking every step of the way with us from the moment we were introduced to her right up to the final closing off of the project with patience and absolute diligence. We were highlighted by her deep insight, superior skill in design and her wit and innovative agility to be able to grasp with absolute clarity all the nuances and desired outcomes. Her warm personal energy and professional conduct were simply irreproachable and her project management ability allowed her not only to deliver the project on time and with the expected precision of quality but she also has a sharp eye to watch unnecessary cost and thereby helped us to find high value for our money. Marie is an extremely talented individual and it was very fascinating and rewarding to her ignite into action when she brought her project into life from mere ideas and drawings. Throughout the project she communicated effectively about all the important issues and coordinated the sub-contractors very well. We would like to thank Marie for literally pouring herself out distinctively and without reservation in order to make sure that we are happy and excited with the final product. We are truly delighted and wish Miss duPlessis well for a very bright looking future. We also would like to thank Luke Temple and Joddy for their excellence and highly skillful delivery of our dream kitchen. We also think that there is some scope for improvement of some of the EasyLife institutional arrangements or processes to slightly tempered to become more customer-centric rather than internally focused. Once again the top accolade goes to Miss. Marie duPlessis.
  • Keletso Matlhape

Hi, Kavita

Thank you very much for the installation of our kitchen island.
 
You and your team met your communicated timelines and carried yourselves with professionalism throughout. It was a real pleasure doing business with you.
 
Thank you very much once again.
  • Deon

Thank you Marie du Plessis

for the amazing design and coordination for our new kitchen. Gibbs for installation and Roy and staff from Yenzelani for stripping the stripping, plastering, tilling etc. we now have an amazing kitchen.
  • Robyn Southgate

Thank you so much

For our beautiful kitchen and dealing with our OCD.
  • Mark & Melissa

Dear Kavita

Dave and I would like to commend and thank you for the professional way in which you managed the process of refurbishing our apartment’s kitchen. The proficient and prompt manner in which you assisted us through the process of design, selection of finishes, instillation of the kitchen and the handling of the snag list was reassuring us that Easylife Kitchens was the correct choice.

We would not hesitate in recommending you and Easylife Kitchens based on the outstanding service that you provided us.

  • Dave and Jill Longmore

Hi Shawn,

‘Trust you are well.

I had to drop you an email to give a shout out and a humongous recognition to John. He really was a fabulous breathe of fresh air! I was on my way to the Butchery up the road when I noticed the EasyLife kitchen. I had actually planned to make time to go to the Fourways branch which is closer to my house, I just never made it there. I was pleasantly surprised that I could just pop in and ask all the questions I had all along.

John welcomed me. Not only was he a breathe of fresh air, he was very patient and knowledgeable. I actually walked in 5min before the shop was closing (I was not even aware at the time), John took the time to patiently take me through the entire showroom, which I absolutely appreciated! His passion alone was breathtaking! By the time John was done, I knew that Easylife Northriding was gonna do all that I need done in my house. I was not even aware that you also do vanities & bic. It just so happens that what you offer, is exactly what I need. 

I will definitely be doing business with you when ready.

A shout out to Tanya as well.

  • Pat Maclare

Thank you, Liezel

It was a pleasure dealing with you and your efficiency and knowledge made our transition 

so much easier and was much appreciated.

Regards

  • Linda 

Dear Elk Staff,

I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude for the Kitchen of my dreams.
 
The staff overall were courteous and proffessional and met my need its full extent. That is Kavita, Luke and his team, Roy and his team and now with Parrot Products.
 
I am grateful for all your hard work into making my dream come true. I can assure you that Every minute spent in my new kitchen is utter bliss
 
Thank you once again
  • Mrs. S Padayachee