Meet the Team

Tim Vandermeersch

District Manager

Tim has been working for Harvest Table Culinary Group for over 30 years. His favorite hobbies include woodworking and golf. He feels he can best describe Harvest Table Culinary Group with the words, "Local Presence!"

Danish Khan

Senior Controller

Danish has been with the company for over 25 years! His favorite hobbies include gardening, collecting wine, traveling and visiting new restaurants. Danish believes the best way to describe Harvest Table Culinary Group is "unique!"

Martine Cherry

Director of Associate Relations

It’s an exciting time for human resources and I am thrilled to be the HTCG “People Leader”. Martin's favorite food is Homemade chips and her favorite way to describe Harvest Table Culinary Group is phenomenal.

Robin Day

Director of Hospitality Services

Something you may not know about Robin is that she collects refrigerator magnets. Her favorite dish is cottage cheese with a drizzle of bbq sauce and she'd describe Harvest Table Culinary Group as rewarding!

Alexia Ciaccia

Guest Experience Manager

Lexi knows that Harvest Table is a welcoming place where everyone has a seat at the table. Her favorite food is her mom's spaghetti sauce and meatballs and her biggest hobby is woodworking!

Cassie Richardson

Digital Marketing Specialist

Cassie loves working for Harvest Table Culinary Group because she believes that knowing where your food is coming from is crucial. Some facts about Cassie are that her favorite food is anything involving pasta, she is a triplet, and her biggest hobby is painting!

Timothy Grandinetti

Senior Executive Chef

Chef Timothy Grandinetti is a fourth-generation culinarian, born and raised in Hudson, NY. His favorite food is Fettucine John Angelo and he describes Harvest Table and the Values with our group as respectful.

Luke Pollum

Chef De Cuisine

Luke has been working in the culinary field for over 30 years and he enjoys experimenting with authentic cultural cosines from all over the world. His favorite dish is Mushkaki Beef Skewers and he is most excited about working with Harvest Table Culinary Group because he appreciates their focus on how, as an industry, we can positively impact our guest's health!

Madison Fishler

Health & Wellness Manager

Some little known facts about Madison is that she loves college basketball and Trader Joe's. Much like her colleague Adashya, her favorite meal is tacos and when summarizing Harvest Table Culinary Group, Madison feels "Innovative" is the best way to describe the company!

Gus Gustines

Hospitality Services Director

Gus' favorite hobbies include caring for his horses, dogs, cats and riding motorcycles. His favorite foods include burgers and wings and he describes Harvest Table Culinary Group as collaborative!

Beth Watts

Assistant Hospitality Services Director

Beth loves working for Harvest Table Culinary Group because she feels her peers and colleagues are what make this company a family.

Adashya Crawley

Hospitality Services Manager

There are a few things to know about Adashya! Adashya is extremely fond of pineapples, it's the main center of her decor in her home. Why? Because pineapples are a symbol for hospitality. Her favorite meal is tacos. The best way Adashya describes Harvest Table Culinary Group is "refreshing!"

Jerica Yingling

Chef de Cuisine

Jerica's favorite hobbies include being outdoors and reading a good book. Her favorite cuisine is Italian and feels that you can best describe Harvest Table Culinary Group with the word "Imaginative!"

Mike Scalcione

Hospitality Services Director

Mike's favorite thing to do is to help make the student's overall dining experience a home away from home! His favorite dish noon or night, is homemade ravioli with meatballs and bracoile. Speaking of homemade, Mike feels he can best describe Harvest Table Culinary group with the word, "Fresh!"

Leana Brown

Hospitality Services Manager

Leana works at the North Dining Hall! She describes Harvest Table Culinary Group as Exciting!

Mark Block

Hospitality Services Director

Mark is an avid reader and spends his free time with his dog exploring the wilderness. His favorite food is green peas, as he believes they go well with everything! He describes Harvest Table as an Inspiring place to work!

Carl Jackson

Hospitality Services Manager

A little known fact about Carl is that he joined us from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina! His favorite type of cuisine is asian food and he describes Harvest Table Culinary Group by their link to the local community!

Lauren Catha

Hospitality Services Manager

A fun fact about Lauren is that she bakes wedding cakes! Her favorite food is korean food and she describes Harvest Table Culinary Group as Warm!

Ashley Hunt

Hospitality Services Manager

Ashley loves people who don't know how wonderful they are and just wander around making the world a better place. She wants to know, is coffee a food? Because that's her favorite dish. If she had to describe Harvest Table Culinary Group with one word, she'd say "Dedicated!"

Jessica Wallace

Catering Director

Jessica's favorite part about her job is that she loves being a part of the Wake Forest community! Her go to dish is anything with shrimp and with that, she feels that Harvest Table Culinary Group is simply, delicious!

Chris Cannon

Catering Manager

Chris wants everyone to know that his door is always open and he's always willing do whatever he can to help someone out. His favorite meal is anything from Buffalo Wings and he feels the best way to describe his experience with Harvest Table Culinary Group is memorable!

Sean Devine

Chef de Cuisine - Catering