Staff Profiles

Food Services


Food Services Staff

Larry Cogle Food Service Manager 21st Year at Camp
Larry has been overseeing our food and beverage operations for 21 years. He keeps us well fed all summer with healthy, nutritious and delicious entrees, soups and desserts. He’s the master of the Laurel dining program.

Alex Jorge Dining Hall Manager 2nd Year at Camp
Currently earning his Master’s, Alex returns for summer #2. He worked in Italy as a chef and is known for his ability to get tasks done. Alex helped break in The Lodge in 2017 and we’re thrilled to have him back!


Alton Lewis Executive Chef 38th Year at Camp
Alton has been our executive chef for 38 years. During the winter he is a lead chef at Boston University. Alton is a key part of our culinary team and the Laurel family!

Joel Bushie Breakfast Cook 28th Year at Camp
Dennis Carpentier Baker 16th Year at Camp
Maranatha Leconte Sous Chef 1st Year at Camp
Omar Arvizu Gonzalez Assistant Cook 4th Year at Camp
Debra Peacock Assistant Cook 2nd Year at Camp
Vicki Dill Cook 3rd Year at Camp
Sofia Cruz Cook 1st Year at Camp
Hank Wilson Cook 3rd Year at Camp
Lisseth Kayser Meza Gluten Free Cook 1st Year at Camp


Botond Balog Agard, Hungary  
Ingrid Lopez Orizaba, Mexico  
Martha Aburto Ruiz Puebla, Mexico  
Juan Reyes Puebla, Mexico  
Martyna Matwijow Strzelin, Poland  
Guadalupe Velasco Orizaba, Mexico  
Leo Berra Gonzalez Mendoza, Mexico  
Romana Kalousova Semily, Czech Republic  
Luis Daniel Lechuga Mexico City, Mexico  
Jose Juan Gonzalez Puebla, Mexico  
Victor Spinosa Sosa Xalapa, Mexico  
Estefany Varela Aragon Tehuacan, Mexico  
Karen Martinez Hernandez Xalapa, Mexico  
Anna Mudra Svitavy, Czech Republic  
Juan Jalomo Garcia San Luis Potosi, Mexico  
Jesus Garcia Ortiz Puebla, Mexico  
Ricardo Betanzos Cabrera Rio Blanco, Mexico  
Victor Gomez Lobato Veracruz, Mexico  
Lukas Jiranek Hrobce, Czech Republic  
Jose Ortega Bouret Mendoza, Mexico  
Marek Pasternak Potworow, Poland  
Leo Dan Contreras Puebla, Mexico  
Manuel Ramirez Mendez San Luis Potosi, Mexico  
Pablo Baez Castillo Mendoza, Mexico  
Angel Adrian Olivier Tuxpan, Mexico  
Gerardo Guzman Solarez Puebla, Mexico  
Genaro Hernandez Sanchez Orizaba, Mexico  
Agnieszka Zenczewska Wygoda, Poland  
Alex Torres Acevedo Ixmiquilpan, Mexico  
Wilf Braidwood Glasgow, England  

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