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An Army Sergeant’s Healing Journey to JWU Denver

Kenneth Sargent '19 never thought he’d walk again after a rocket attack shattered 3 bones in his spine while on deployment in Iraq. Even doctors told the Army staff sergeant that he’d probably spend the rest of his life in a wheelchair.

Fast forward 7 years, Sargent proved everyone wrong — including himself. Sargent not only learned to walk again, he’s practically running marathons as a chef-in-training at Johnson & Wales University’s Denver Campus.

JWU Study Abroad: Pan-Asian Cuisine + Culture

For JWU Providence culinary teaching assistant Jared Kent, heading to Singapore and Thailand for Study Abroad’s Pan-Asian Cuisine and Culture this past summer was rewarding on so many levels — from learning the secrets of wok cookery from Singaporean master chefs at At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy to sparring in a Thai boxing ring.

Revisiting My Culinary Summer in Paris

As a 20-year-old culinary student, I got to experience my first summer abroad in the culinary capital of the world, France. I have traveled around the US with my family a lot but have never had the opportunity to travel outside the country.

My Food-Filled Walk through Paris

Culinary arts & food service management student Apoorva Prakash ’17 spent 6 weeks at École de Cuisine Alain Ducasse in Paris this summer.

Here she takes us on a food-filled walk through some of her favorite Parisian neighborhoods.

French Lessons: My First Week at Paris’ École de Cuisine Alain Ducasse

Welcome to Paris! JWU Providence student Apoorva Prakash in front of the Eiffel Tower. All photos by Apoorva (Instagram).

Culinary arts & food service management student Apoorva Prakash ’17 is spending 6 weeks at École de Cuisine Alain Ducasse in Paris this summer.

Throughout the summer, she will be sharing regular dispatches detailing what it’s like to live and cook in the City of Lights. What follows are her first impressions of the École.