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From ‘MasterChef’ to JWU Denver, Thanks to an Amazing Offer from Gordon Ramsay

A dream come true? Gabriel Lewis may have been eliminated from “MasterChef” Season 8, but he walked away a big time winner. Noting his ambition and talent, Chef Gordon Ramsay is personally funding Gabriel’s culinary education at Johnson & Wales University’s Denver Campus.

Celebrating #Canada150 with ‘Chopped’ Champion Trevor Ritchie

“Can anyone name any Canadian dishes?” Canadian “Chopped” champion Trevor Ritchie recently visited JWU Denver to discuss and demonstrate Canadian culinary flair. When students came back with a resounding answer of “poutine,” Chef Ritchie — chef-technologist at Toronto’s George Brown College — took the opportunity to spark a conversation about the meaning of “authentic” native cuisine.

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.

How JWU Denver Students Built a Vegetable Garden from Scratch

Building the garden (top left) and reaping the rewards. All photos by Jasmine Smith '16.

As Executive Vice President of JWU Denver’s Student Government Association (SGA) — as well as a culinary nutrition student — Jasmine Smith '16 is always looking for ways to improve the campus experience for students. Starting a sustainable garden on campus required funding, volunteers and willing student gardeners — as well as a strategic foundation to support its ongoing maintenance. Jasmine explains how she and the SGA kept the project moving forward:

First Person: Why I’m Working to End Childhood Hunger

JWU Denver alum Megan Bradley '07 has dedicated her culinary career to helping families affected by hunger. Here she tells us the very personal reasons behind her tireless work for the Colorado chapter of No Kid Hungry.