JWU News

JWU Alumni Nominated for 2016 Beard Foundation Awards

2/17/16 | The James Beard Foundation has released its much-anticipated list of 2016 James Beard Award semifinalists (chef categories) — and JWU alumni are well-represented.

Topics: Culinary Arts James Beard Foundation Alumni

Men's Basketball Debuts in NCAA Regional Rankings

2/16/16 | Providence men's basketball earned the program's first NCAA ranking earlier this month.  Johnson & Wales' men's program is currently ninth in the Northeast Region. The Providence women's program, which is currently tied for first place in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC), also made the cut and is currently ranked seventh. Johnson & Wales is one of only 4 schools to have both of its women's and men's programs in the rankings. 

Topics: Providence Campus Life Athletics

Culinary/Design Collaboration Creates Menu Designs for Student Pop-Ups

2/11/16 | Every term, Chefs Delle Donne and Wesen’s Conscious Cuisine classes run what they call Chef’s Tables, where student teams collaborate, “Top Chef” Restaurant Wars-style, on a thematically-unified 6-course tasting menu.

Students from Deana Marzocchi’s Design Solutions class — 24 in all — worked with 8 culinary teams to create menu designs that fit their pop-up restaurant concepts.

Topics: Culinary Arts Providence Food Service Management Engineering + Design Academic Collaborations

Exploring the Ethics of Hacking with Joshua Wright '97

2/4/16 | Johnson & Wales University alum Joshua Wright’s recent talk at the Providence Campus opened with a loaded question about the dividing lines between “white hat” and “black hat” computer hacking: “What’s the difference between me and a bad guy? One word: Permission.”

Topics: Providence Alumni Engineering + Design Distinguished Visiting Professor

Finalists Announced for Fifth Annual ZEST Awards

2/2/16 | JWU North Miami’s College of Culinary Arts has announced finalists for the fifth annual JWU ZEST™ Awards, which will showcase and honor leaders in culinary arts in Miami. The 2016 winners will be announced Wednesday, March 16 during a private reception to be held on campus.

Topics: Culinary Arts North Miami Alumni