JWU Student Blogs

Ready to Run the Family Bakery: Boulangerie St.  Antoine

I was born and raised in Brockton, Massachusetts, and spent much of my time in a small, traditional Haitian bakery, Boulangerie Street Antoine, owned by my parents. They started the business 22 years ago, right around the time I was born. My mother, with just a high school diploma, and my father, with an associate degree that he earned in Haiti, gave it their all from the start and are still running a successful business to this day.

Topics: Culinary Arts Providence Baking & Pastry Arts

A JWU Mother's Pride

 Julie Katz, a JWU mother, writes about her daughter Alyssa's emotional journey from Ohio to JWU Providence.  

Topics: Culinary Arts Providence

Getting To Know Ponzio

Emily Lemieux continues her 'People of JWU' series by interviewing Jeff, a  JWU Providence culinary student. Jeff's rocky journey to JWU involves an early, secretive interest in cooking and an erratic, negative boss. Read Jeff's story. 

Topics: Culinary Arts Providence

You’re Studying Abroad?! Are You Excited?

As JWU student Angelina Jorge sits and thinks on a plane en route to Costa Rica, she shares her anxiety over leaving all that she knows for this study abroad trip. Could she have been so busy planning that she forgot to be excited?

Topics: Study Abroad Culinary Arts Providence

JWU Culinary: It's So Worth It

JWU's College of Culinary Arts is about so much more than learning how to cook.  JWU Providence student Ismael Carrizales details the dedication & passion of his chef instructors for making all the hard work worth it.

Topics: Culinary Arts