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The Future of Food

Creativity—and careers—start at Johnson & Wales.

Culinary arts is based in tradition, but it is also constantly changing. Stay on the cutting edge at JWU, where you are trained by world-class chefs in state-of-the-art facilities. You’ll learn from the best and develop the skills you need for success in this fast-paced industry. Gain the know-how to run a kitchen from purchasing to management, and explore where the field is going through your study of advanced techniques, nutrition, sustainability, and food science. Various clubs keep you connected to the university community, while internships help you build your network.

Your Future Begins at JWU

Pastry Chef Students

Baking & Pastry Arts(AS)

Get a taste of the professional baking and pastry industry and what it takes to succeed. Explore it all, from artisan breads to confections to sugar work, as you learn to master advanced techniques from world-renowned experts in the field. Associate and bachelor’s degrees available.

Culinary Students Decorating Pastry

Culinary Arts(AS)

A respected global leader in culinary education, Johnson & Wales can prepare you for success. In chef-led culinary labs, you’ll develop a well-rounded skill set of classical and contemporary cooking techniques and food-service-management methods that will make you a valuable addition to any professional kitchen. Associate and bachelor’s degrees available.

"JWU culinary education sets itself apart because of its dedicated and nurturing faculty, modernized curriculum with adaptation to the changes in the food and beverage industry, and its professional network."

Logan McCoy ’11, ’13 MBA, corporate chef, Nestlé Professional