Dining Hall Staff


Teresa Grimes

Assistant Manager

Hello Adams House!  I’m Teresa Grimes, I grew up in Boston, MA and now I reside in Nashua, NH.  I’ve been in the food service industry for over 10 years. Prior to coming to Harvard University in August 2017, I was a chef manager with Sodexo.  I currently hold a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. After earning my Bachelor’s degree I switched gears and headed into the food service industry.  This career change has been very rewarding. I’ve always been driven to be involved in food at many levels.... Read more about Teresa Grimes


Alvin Levarity

Chef / Production Manager

My name is Alvin and I am from the beautiful Island of Grand Bahama, which is located in The Bahamas.  After graduating high school and starting college at the age of 16, I made the decision to make culinary arts my career.  Seeing the effect food can have on people made choosing this profession that much easier. For the past 15 years of my career it has given me great joy and pleasure in seeing the emotions an amazing meal can evoke.... Read more about Alvin Levarity


Edison Orrego Vergara

Dining Hall Manager


My Name is Edison Orrego, I was born and raised in Medellin, Colombia.  I graduated from Brighton High school in 2009 and I have been in the Hospitality and Dining Services industry for about 10+ years.  Beginning my hospitality and management carrier back in 2007, I was hired by Restaurant Associates at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston—the place where I decided to build my career as a Restaurant Manager.... Read more about Edison Orrego Vergara