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Johnson & Wales University

Neighborhood: Downtown Providence
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Address: 8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, RI 02903
Phone Number: 401-598-1000
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Description: Rhode Island university known for its food program.

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Great University

I did my undergrad at this university and loved that I am smack in the middle of everything I need. The atmosphere is wonderful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Providence, Rhode Island
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Providence, Rhode Island
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I did my undergrad at this university and loved that I am smack in the middle of everything I need. The atmosphere is wonderful.

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Enfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Very informative orientation. From the students to the Deans everyone was so helpful. I felt very reassured about my child going there after hearing all them.

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Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I like visiting college campuses, but this is the first one that was primarily a culinary institute. I went to the athletic area first, and it has a really cool view of a bay.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This museum was one of the most fun museums that I have ever had the pleasure of walking though. It took you through the diner years and beyond. There were some items in there that my grandmother used in her home. Quirky, upbeat and fun with every corner that you turn.

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Magnolia, Delaware
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I must say that there were thousands of people there. So happy no one got hurt. We had Grandma there with her walker and she managed her way through the crowd but it would have been nice to have a reserved area for invalids to go in first.and why would the Dunken Center lock everyone out until the entire block... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I was a student here, just around the time that it went from being a College to a University. During that same time they seemingly bought up half of downtown to expand their campus and it is simply amazing. Proud to be an alum - and to see how Providence looks these days.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

In my younger days I took a few business courses related to food and wine and management degree. Now they are spread in Providence and Cranston.It the best place to go for refeshing course in the culinary field and find out about new trends in the food world. Ther always something new that we can learn as time goes by,I... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Its been a good time! Professors usually know what they are talking about and are very educated in whatever field you are studying. I am glad I picked JWU over another school!

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Orleans, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The culinary museum features a room set up as a diner; another as a country fair; another as a soda shop. One room is an actual stagecoach tavern complete with a pull-down bed with rope mattress. There are exhibits of Howard Johnson's memorabilia and of antique blenders, etc. We also enjoyed exhibits of elaborate cakes, sugar art creations, and Johnson... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

At Johnson & Wales University, you can rest assure that your children will get the best culinary education there is, with two great campuses, one located in Cranston, Narragansett Blvd. and one in Down Town of Providence. To me the best culinary university in the country.

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