Meet Our Team


  • Debbie Robinson
  • Deb Robinson
    General Manager

    Debbie Robinson is a 30-year food service professional, with prior positions throughout Ohio. She is thrilled to currently be at RHIT. In her spare time, Debbie loves to garden and go antiquing

    812.877.8833 deborah.robinson@cafebonappetit.com
  • Justin Durand
  • Justin Durand
    Executive Chef

    Executive Chef Justin Durand joined Bon Appétit in November of 2014 with the team at DePauw University. The two aspects that appealed most to him about our company is the commitment to purchasing local and sustainable products and cooking from scratch in the kitchen. These values are incredibly important in educating and training our staff.
    Prior to Bon Appétit, Executive Chef Justin worked in many different sectors of food service including higher education, restaurants, country clubs, and caterers.

    765-246-1735 justin.durand@cafebonappetit.com


  • Matthew Barnes
  • Matthew Barnes
    Operations Manager

    Matt Barnes joined Bon Appétit in May of 2016. He has been a food service professional for the past 13 years in the Chicago and Sacramento markets. He is excited to be a part of the Bon Appétit family and is looking forward to spending time teaching the students and faculty at RHIT about food and sustainability. In his spare-time Matt enjoys spending time with his family, traveling anywhere tropical, and discovering new restaurants.

    812-877-8840 Matthew.Barnes@cafebonappetit.com
  • Ryan RHIT
  • Ryan Rogers
    Catering Manager

    Ryan Rogers joined Bon Appetit in June of 2016. Ryan previously worked for Aramark at Rose-Hulman for 21 years. Ryan is married to his wife Karen and they have 2 children, Kassidy and Rylee.
    In his free time, Ryan enjoys watching Kassidy perform at choir events and participating in 4-H as well as watching Rylee play volleyball for her school and for her travel team. Ryan and Karen really enjoy traveling; sun and sand are there favorite places to visit.

    812-872-6037 ryan.rogers@cafebonappetit.com


  • Mariah RHIT
  • Mariah Utter
    Café Manager

    Mariah Utter joined Bon Appetit in June of 2016. Mariah previously worked for Aramark at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology for 3 ½ years. In her free-time Mariah enjoys scrapbooking and spending time with her family.

    mariah.utter@cafebonappetit.com
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  • Amanda Wareham
    Bon Appétit Fellow

    Need help with a sustainability related initiative or want to know more about Bon Appétit’s national commitments to sourcing and operating as sustainably as possible? Contact Amanda, your regional Fellow. Read more about Amanda and her interest in food issues here!

    Amanda.Wareham@cafebonappetit.com