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Read Smith’s UPDATED plans as of August 5, 2020,
for an entirely remote fall 2020 semester.

Our Team

Dining Services Administration

Andy Cox
Andy Cox


Patricia Hentz
Patricia Hentz
Associate Director


Dino Giordano
Dino Giordano
Executive Chef


Patrick Diggins
Patrick Diggins
Purchaser/Business Agent


Tom Lark
Tom Lark
Financial Systems Coordinator


Debra Beaulieu
Deb Beaulieu
Administrative Assistant



Area Managers

Mary Barr
Mary Barr
Café Retail


Matthew Cook
Matthew Martindell
Chapin, Tyler, Comstock, King


Headshot of Cathy Amarante
Cathy Amarante


Pat Mahar
Patricia Mahar
Cutter, Lamont, Wilson, Gillett, Kosher


Rick Rubin
Rick Rubin
Chase, Dawes, Hubbard, Cushing





Dining Staff

Manager Mary Barr (413-585-2332)
Catering Cook Lisa Seymour
Catering Cook Peter Yesmentes
Lead Catering Chef Mitch Daniels
Cook's Assistant a.m. Marc Nichols
Cook's Assistant p.m. Marie Petrie
Cook's Assistant Carol Kelly
Cook's Assistant Dan Gougeon
Cook's Assistant Val Thompson
Cook's Assistant Brian Subocz
Cook's Assistant Sarah Nolan
Kitchen Assistant/Cashier Emily Juster
Catering Dining Room Coordinator Emily McNally
Manager Cathy Amarante(413-585-2304)
Lead Catering Chef Peter Maserio
Catering Cook Adam Beaulieu
Floater Chef Jacob Zucker
Lead Dining Room Coordinator Rebecca Rubin
Dining Room Coordinator Renee Cowan
Manager Matthew Martindell  (413-585-2317)
Chef Gary Wickland
Cook Michelle Daley
Relief Cook Diane Warren
Kitchen Assistant Gina Hicks
Kitchen Assistant Vacant
Cooks' Assistant Adam Lueb
Dining Room Coordinator Sandy Hennessy
Relief Dining Room Coordinator Anita Durfer
Manager Rick Rubin (413-585-2318)
Chef Tom Rockett
Cook T.J Lippie
Relief Cook Vacant
Kitchen Assistant Kim Cook
Kitchen Assistant Ernesto Rivera
Relief Cooks' Assistant Michael Cocco
Dining Room Coordinator Dan Street
Morning Dining Room Coordinator Jackie Demarey
Relief Dining Room Coordinator Elaine Zach
Floater Cook Raj Kumar
Manager Matthew Martindell  (413-585-2317)
Chef Tony Aubrey
Cook's Assistant Jesse Ferriter
Dining Room Coordinator Jackie Blair 
Manager Rick Rubin (413-585-2318)
Chef Ilse Barron
Chef Rashad Uqduh
Cook Gina Bendinelli
Relief Cook Joe Giuggio
Kitchen Assistant Ann Howell
Cooks' Assistant Tim Albin
Dining Room Coordinator Amanda Lopez
Morning Dining Room Coordinator Lori Mcfarland
Relief Dining Room Coordinator Rhonda Fowler
Manager Pat Mahar (413-585-2322)
Chef Adam Dubois
Cook Kyle Perron
Relief Cook German Alvarado
Kosher Chef Hilary Mikucki
Kitchen Assistant Dan Chase
Kitchen Assistant Tarik Karaman
Cooks' Assistant Vacant
Dining Room Coordinator Ruth Bonilla- Cuaresma
Morning Dining Room Coordinator Kathy Curtis
Floater Chef Moises Torres
Manager Rick Rubin(413-585-2318)
Chef Peg Toscanini
Chef Scott Rubeck
Cook’s Assistant Vacant
Cook's Assistant Tim Albin
Manager Pat Mahar (413-585-2322)
Chef Tim Zima
Cook Joe Menzyk
Dining Room Coordinator Poonam Kumar
Relief Cook David DeJordy
Cook's Assistant Marek Szocik
Floater Relief Cook Scott White
Kitchen Assistant Nancy Hall
Kitchen Assistant Vacant
Relief Dining Room Coordinator  Vacant
Manager Rick Rubin (413-585-2318)
Chef Rich Gilbert   
Cook Tina Atkinson
Relief Cook Abby LaPan
Kitchen Assistant Mike Eaton
Cooks' Assistant Adam Lueb
Dining Room Coordinator Caitlin Dubois
Dining Room Coordinator Ernesto Rivera
Morning Dining Room Coordinator Tierney Richi
Manager Matthew Martindell  (413-585-2317)
Chef Joe Bacis
Cook Maria Aguilar
Relief Cook Janie Fisher
Kitchen Assistant Allan Shepard
Kitchen Assistant Oul Chham
Cooks' Assistant Bob Tacy
Dining Room Coordinator Judy Tierney
Morning Dining Room Coordinator Eileen Young
Relief Dining Room Coordinator Miranda Staszko
Floater Relief Cook Jeremy Foucher
Manager  Pat Mahar (413-585-2322)
Chef Joe McNeish
Cook Anne Stolarik
Relief Cook Jonathan Jacque
Kitchen Assistant Glenn Delisle
Relief Kitchen Asst. Janet Lipscomb
Cooks' Assistant Mike Cronin
Dining Room Coordinator Lisa Dwinell 
Relief Dining Room Coordinator Vacant
Manager Pat Mahar (413-585-2322)
Chef Rashad Uqduh
Cook's Assistant

Natasha Tauscher

Manager Matthew Martindell  (413-585-2317)
Chef Geraldine Dupre
Cook Chris Curtis
Relief Cook Abigail LaPan
Relief Cook John Kennedy
Floater Cook James Burbidge
Floater Cook Kevin Doubleday
Kitchen Assistant Jamie Pfisterer
Kitchen Assistant Mary Corrigan
Dining Room Coordinator Jean Ceravolo
Relief Dining Room Coordinator Carrie Burgielewicz
Morning Dining Room Coordinator Katherine Malone
Dining Room Coordinator Caitlin Dubois