Foodlink Headquarters
1999 Mt. Read Blvd
Rochester, NY 14615 

(585) 328-3380 

Freshwise Kitchen
138 Joseph Ave
Rochester, NY 14608

(585) 254-4423

Getting to Foodlink

From the East:

Take 490W to 390N, Take exit 23 to Ridgeway Avenue. Turn right off of the exit. Drive approximately 1 mile and turn right onto Mt. Read Service Road. Foodlink will be .1 miles on the right hand side. Volunteers please follow signs that lead to the parking lot B, which is closest to the volunteer entrance.

From the West:

Take 390S to exit 23 to Ridgeway Avenue. Turn left off of the exit. Drive approximately 1 mile and turn right onto Mt. Read Service Road. Foodlink will be .1 miles on the right hand side. Volunteers please follow signs that lead to the parking lot B, which is closest to the volunteer entrance.

For detailed directions from your home or work place please visit:

Foodlink Staff

Our staff members and resident do-gooders.

A lot of people make Foodlink happen. Here are just a few.

To reach a staff member not listed below, please contact Foodlink’s main switchboard, (585) 328-3380 or email

Foodlink Executive Team

Jeanette Batiste
Co-Executive Director
Chief Operating Officer
(585) 328.3380 x140

Julia Tedesco
Co-Executive Director
Chief Development Officer
(585) 328.3380 x141

Matt Knaub
Director of Food Bank Operations
(585) 328.3380 x155

Chrys Baldwin
Director of Kitchen Operations
(585) 254-4423

Shari Lamphron
Business Manager
(585) 328.3380 x126

Terra Keller
Director, Community Relations
(585) 328.3380 x131

Mitch Gruber
Director, Programs and Innovation
(585) 328.3380 x113

Foodlink Staff Contacts

For press inquiries or to arrange an interview, contact:
Kim Montinarello, Communications and Marketing Manager
(585) 328.3380 x153

To volunteer sign up through the Finger Lakes Regional Volunteer Center or contact Ethan DeBruyne at 585.328.3380 x160,

For questions about volunteering or starting a food drive, contact:
Ethan DeBruyne, Volunteer Relations Coordinator
(585) 328-3380 x160

To schedule a tour, contact:
Julie Burke
Development Manager
(585) 328-3380 x136

For information about court-ordered community service, contact:
Perry Jones, Warehouse Operations Manager
(585) 328-3380 x175

To make a monetary gift, contact:
Julie Burke
(585) 328-3380 x136

To host an event to benefit Foodlink contact:
Kim Montinarello
(585) 328-3380 x153

For information about community gardens or farm stands, contact:
Mitch Gruber, Director of Programs and Innovation
(585) 328-3380 x113

For Mobile Pantry information, contact:
Morgan McKenzie, Food Bank Programs Coordinator
(585) 328-3380 x148

For information regarding online agency ordering, contact:
Kim Floeser, Agency Services Associate
(585) 328-3380 x128

For information on our nutrition education programs, contact:
Alyssa Bennett, Community Programs Manager
(585) 328-3380 x123

For Kids Cafe and Summer Meals information, contact:
Dorthea King-Simpson, Nutrition Programs Coordinator
(585) 254-4423

For Emergency Food Agency Membership (soup kitchen, pantry, shelter), BackPack, Food Safety, or Health and Wellness information contact:
Laura Sugarwala, Nutrition Resource Manager
(585) 328-3380 x151

For Non-Emergency Agency Membership Information (daycares, group homes, senior centers) contact:
Phil Daniel, Agency Services Coordinator
(585) 328-3380 X117

Foodlink Staff Directory

Gretchen Adams JSY Nutritionist
Gerald Anderson Warehouse
Chrys Baldwin Director, Kitchen Operations
Jeanette Batiste Co-Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer
Alyssa Bennett Community Programs Manager
Randy Boula Agency Services Coordinator
Julie Burke Development Manager
Vincenzo Cirasolo Foodbank Driver
Mary Cook Prep Cook
William Daire Receptionist
Patrick Dalberth Production Manager
Philbert Daniel Agency Services Coordinator
Ethan DeBruyne Volunteer Relations Coordinator
Rafael Delgado Foodbank Driver
Doug Donohue Fleet Supervisor
David Dukes Logistics Supervisor
Kim Floeser Agency Services Associate
Leon Green Warehouse
Cedric Griffin Foodbank Driver
Mitch Gruber Director of Programs & Innovation
Laura Held ESNY Community Educator
Sara Hickman-Himes Design & Marketing Coordinator
Demekia Hill Prep Cook
Darryl Houser Receiving
Ronnie Hudson Warehouse
Gabby Ignatti Cooking Matters AmeriCorps
Carla Jethroe Prep Cook
Robert Johnson Kitchen Driver
Perry Jones Warehouse Manager
Terra Keller Director, Community Relations
Stephanie Keller Human Resources Manager
Dorthea King-Simpson Nutrition Programs Coordinator
Matthew Knaub Director, Foodbank Operations
Brian Knight Kitchen Driver
Sean LaMar Warehouse
Jamie Lam ESNY Community Educator
Shari Lamphron Business Manager
Kate Lipson Office Assistant
Jose Lopez Warehouse
Patrick Lynch Cooking Matters AmeriCorps
Justin McCarthy Distribution Team Lead
Trevor McGuckin Warehouse
Morgan McKenzie Food Bank Programs Coordinator
Nathaniel Mich Community Food Acess Programs Coordinator
April Miller Community Nutrition Educator
Kim Montinarello Communications & Marketing Manager
Stephen Onofrey Foodbank Driver
Samantha Oster ESNY Community Educator
Brandon Owens Kitchen Driver
Shawn Poutre Facilities & Safety Manager
Daviana Rivera VAP Production Assistant
Vicky Rivera Prep Cook
Miriam Rosa Inventory Manager
Aron Seigler Prep Cook
Fred Serafini Facilities Coordinator/Maintenance
Robert Sharp Foodbank Driver
Charlotte Simmons VAP Productions Assistant
Emily Smallwood Cooking Matters AmeriCorps Member
Maddy Smith Markets & Gardens VISTA
Laura Sugarwala Nutrition Resource Manager
Freddy Taylor Dishwasher
Julia Tedesco Co-Executive Director, Chief Development Officer
Tiffany Terry Volunteer Relations Representative
John Ulom Head Cook
Moses Ulom VAP Production Shift Lead
Ryan Van Dinter Executive Assistant/Project Coordinator
Kyle Webb Foodbank Driver
Darwin Whitaker VAP Production Assistant
Mio Williams Inventory Control Coordinator
Sheila Williams Capacity & Compliance Specialist
Marvin Williams Prep Cook
Elizabeth Woodward Program Accountant

Job Board

Employees of Foodlink represent a dedicated and diverse group working to help fight hunger and foster community health and wellness in our area. Job opportunities range from warehouse work, drivers, kitchen staff, program staff, administrative support, marketing and events.

Along with our diverse work environment and culture, we offer a number of benefits to our employees including:

  • 401(k) Plan with company match
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) with employer contribution
  • Employer Paid Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment/Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program



If you would like to apply for any of the open positions, please fax or email your résumé, cover letter, and salary requirements to (585)783-1362 or Interested candidates may also apply in person at Foodink headquarterse. Only serious applicants should apply. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.dlink in the fight against hunger.


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