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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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Rhode Island university known for its food program.

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I went here to college for Hotel Restaurant management. Great college and they sure do teach you what needed for the hospitality field.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went here to college for Hotel Restaurant management. Great college and they sure do teach you what needed for the hospitality field.

Thank cmperry17
Providence, Rhode Island
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

For any student that is interested in attending Johnson and Wales University, here is some personal advice from a current student here! 1. Financial services from the Providence campus sucks. If you email someone, you have to email 4-5 times, sometimes I had to even email the PRESIDENT of the campus to get information. 2. Never go to the Miami... More 

2 Thank Sarah T
San Salvador, El Salvador
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68 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

The J & W Culinary Museum is a fascinating collection of information, facts, traditions, photographs and artifacts that document our way of eating. Don't miss it!

Thank Robert E
Warwick, Rhode Island
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259 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Being a Rhode Islander, I can say how proud I am to have an incredible University that has a reknown Culinary Arts and Hotel Management program. It's in the heart of downtown Providence, walking distance to RI School of Design and Brown University. Providence is a beautiful city, filled with culture and lots to do. Going to J & W... More 

Thank Bobbie W
Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

nice place good people- hotel and culinary arts in a wonderful town like providence with so much to do

Thank pedmac2000
Providence, Rhode Island
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43 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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.

Thank Solarte87
Enfield, Connecticut
2 reviews
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.

Thank Doug19612015
Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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359 reviews
181 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 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.

Thank Moosenearchicago0
Greensboro, North Carolina
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42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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.

Thank MissDiLovesTea
Magnolia, Delaware
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52 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 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 

Thank Klynn518

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