JWU News

Bringing the Ocean State to Your Plate

7/26/16 | Last week, some of Rhode Island’s finest chefs convened at food-business incubator Hope & Main in Warren, RI, to explore ways to better utilize plentiful but less popular seafood species.

The 9 chefs — including JWU alumni Derek Wagner '99 (Nicks on Broadway), Matt Varga '05 (Gracie’s), Ben Mayhew '10 (front-of-house at Garde de la Mer) and Aaron Thorpe '01 (Cook & Dagger) — were given an hour and a half to sample, cook and experiment with new or relatively unfamiliar seafood.

Topics: Culinary Arts Providence

No Butts About It: All 4 JWU Campuses Now Tobacco Free

7/5/2016 | As of Friday, July 1, 2016, all 4 of Johnson & Wales University’s campuses are officially tobacco free. Faculty, staff and students assembled on the lawn in front of the Yena Center on JWU’s Providence campus to celebrate becoming the first university in Rhode Island to become tobacco free. JWU joins approximately 1,100 other colleges and universities across the country.

Topics: Providence Denver North Miami Charlotte Campus Life