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JWU Charlotte Bread Symposium Honors North Carolina’s Legacy of Flight

On Monday and Tuesday, May 22 + 23, a very special event is happening at JWU Charlotte: The first Johnson & Wales University International Symposium on Bread will bring world-renowned experts on bread — including bakers, historians, scholars and millers — together to discuss the industry’s past, present and future.

The symposium is the brainchild of Chef on Assignment Peter Reinhart, James Beard Award-winning author of more than 10 books, including “The Bread Baker’s Apprentice,” “American Pie: My Search for the Perfect Pizza,” and more. In this post (which originally appeared on Reinhart’s Pizza Quest blog), he gives a sneak-peek and shares the incredible centerpiece made specially for the Symposium by Chef Harry Peemoeller. Read on:

Meet the Winners of the JWU Iron Chef + Great Bake Off Competitions

The heat was on for 7 Johnson & Wales University students who competed in the inaugural Great Bake Off and second annual Iron Chef competitions, sponsored by Compass Group and Hampton Creek and held on April 26. The universitywide event brought student competitors from all 4 campuses to compete at JWU Denver’s College of Culinary Arts and was broadcast live on Facebook.

Acclaimed Boston Chef Barbara Lynch Dishes on Her New Memoir

“I’ve made the biggest mistake,” Chef Barbara Lynch stated as soon as she took her seat at the high-top positioned before 120+ captivated students gathered in the Harborside Amphitheater. “I’m late. This is not a business in which you can be late. And I’m the worst driver by the way.”

Advice from James Beard Award-winning Restaurateur Barbara Lynch

James Beard Award-winning Boston restaurateur Barbara Lynch will be at JWU’s Providence Campus on April 18 for a very special Q&A followed by a book signing of her new memoir, “Out of Line: A Life of Playing with Fire” (Simon & Schuster). She will also be at the Denver Campus on May 13.

Heart, Soul + Passionfruit: Expert Chocolatier Melissa Coppel Visits JWU

“I feel like I do what I want — and that is really a good thing and really a bad thing.” JWU Providence’s 179th Distinguished Visiting Chef Melissa Coppel is describing to a packed auditorium of rapt baking & pastry students the ways that doing what you love has its rewards as well as its drawbacks: “If you are critical of the world, you must also be critical of yourself, and be willing to dig deep.”