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Johnson & Wales University

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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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Best College for culinary industry

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
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Providence, Rhode Island
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Providence, Rhode Island
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211 reviews 211 reviews
84 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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67 reviews 67 reviews
14 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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Providence, Rhode Island
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110 reviews 110 reviews
31 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

GO to the food museum. The only thing that will disappoint you is the lack of actual food. You will leave the place starving!

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Enjoyed touring culinary campus. Cuisinart building and activities interesting and impressive. First week of new term so much youthful excitement and exuberance. Also enjoyed a charming tea restaurant in the city, the "Duck and Bunny". Incredible, unique offerings of small meal choices and beverages.

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Long Island, NY
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

we had a great time and i believe my daughter is going to love this school. Everyone we encountered is very helpful and the city is amazing.

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Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

A growing university with a beautiful campus and state of the art culinary center. In the few years that we've been visiting the university has added playing fields and a concession building as they grow their university teams and offerings.

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Matawan, New Jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Wildcat orientation session. Starting off really good so far. Great rates at the hotels if you mention that you are staying for orientation . Great information on what to do while your student is at orientation. I had a good time.

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New York, New York, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

I love everything about this place, however, you must see it for yourself, especially if you're a student trying to find a new school.

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