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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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A culinary delight of a school

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
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Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Providence, Rhode Island
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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
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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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Address: 8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, RI 02903
Phone Number: 401-598-1000
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Downtown Providence

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