Johnson & Wales University

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2014

    14. Bruce Ozga: School Pride Shines Through

    New Times' Best of Miami 2014 issue arrives June 19. To celebrate, Short Order is paying tribute to Miami's culinary all-stars. These people forged our city's food scene into what it is today -- a thriving amalgam of tastes and cultures. Through their insight and talent, they've given the city a uni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2014

    Mash Potatoes in South Miami Caters Good Eats to Locals

    Chef Scott Wise, classically trained in French cuisine at Johnson & Wales and in the French countryside, has taken his skills to the South Miami area for local diners to experience. Initially a catering business, his restaurant, Mash Potatoes, now has a small sit-down area. With an expansive menu, √ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    Johnson & Wales University Hosts Chef Richard Ingraham

    As the folks at Johnson & Wales University celebrate their centennial, their distinguished visiting chef series continued over the weekend with Richard Ingraham serving as executive chef for a four-course feast prepared and served by the school's culinary students. If you haven't eaten Ingraham's f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2014

    Veritage Miami Announces Events and Best in Glass Wine Challenge Winners

    Veritage Miami was founded 20 years ago, back when it was known as the United Way Wine and Food Festival. Since then, it has been dedicated to exposing South Floridians to the best in wine and eats while raising money for charity. Changing its name to "Veritage" last year has not diminished its infl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    Food Day Is Tomorrow: Johnson & Wales University Offers Free Eats

    The standard American diet is deadly. Thanks to processed foods, trans fats, and massive portion sizes, diseases like diabetes are rampant. Truth is, we'd be better off eating out of our own backyards. At Johnson & Wales University's North Miami campus, students have cultivated an edible landscape ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    Jeff McInnis Mentors Students, Cooks Family-Style at Johnson & Wales University

    Yardbird Southern Table & Bar's executive chef, Jeff McInnis, served a family-style Southern meal at Johnson & Wales University as part of the school's distinguished visiting chef series of dinners.See Also: Lindsay Autry Schools Students at Johnson & Wales DinnerTimon Balloo at Joh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Johnson & Wales Restaurant Giveaway: Tweet and Win

    Johnson & Wales University graduates hang their toques at some of South Florida's best restaurants. Chefs like Timon Balloo, Michelle Bernstein, and Jose Mendin have gone from JWU's campus to some of the finest and most lauded kitchens in Miami.

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    Eat, Tweet, and Win With Miami Spice and JWU

    Johnson & Wales University and Miami Spice have gotten together to reward you for what's probably your most annoying habit ...taking pictures of your dinner and then tweeting them. Hey, we do it all the time, under the pretense of "it's our job".Here's how it works: Just enjoy a meal at one of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    Johnson & Wales, Tulane University Unite Chefs and Doctors for Total Health Curriculum

    Johnson & Wales University announced yesterday a long-term collaboration with the Tulane University School of Medicine to improve the nation's health through the unity of chefs and doctors in a culinary health curriculum.This may be the first time a leading medical and culinary institution have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    Norman Van Aken: Culinary School Will Definitely Make You a Better Chef

    It is 3 p.m. on a Tuesday and world-renowned chef Norman Van Aken is in his office at the Miami Culinary Institute (MCI) with the third issue of critically-acclaimed Lucky Peach magazine, a "quarterly journal of food and writing." Inside the pages of the mag, created by Chef David Chang, an interest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2012

    Lindsay Autry Schools Students at Johnson & Wales Dinner (Photos)

    Johnson & Wales University culinary arts program graduate Lindsay Autry returned to her Alma mater last evening to teach budding chefs and create a fantastic meal as part of the school's Distinguished Visiting Chef dinner series.Autry, a 2004 JWU graduate, spent the day with students, who volunt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    Johnson & Wales ZEST Awards Celebrates Miami's Culinary Scene

    Last evening, Johnson & Wales University celebrated the best and brightest luminaries in the Miami culinary scene at the first annual ZEST awards.The ceremony followed a cocktail reception at the university's North Miami Campus Academic and Student Center where students of the school's culinary ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 12, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    Johnson & Wales Zest Nominees Include McInnis, Erickson, Phillip Ho

    This Wednesday evening, pretty much every top chef in town will gather for what's turning out to be the Academy Awards of Miami dining: Johnson & Wales University's first annual Zest Awards.The invitation-only fete, to take place at the university's Academic & Student Center, is part of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    Johnson & Wales Anniversary Contest: Eat, Tweet, And Win

    ‚ÄčJohnson & Wales University North Miami is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a unique contest. And to help them, they've enlisted the aid of some of their culinary school alumni.Alumni who, by the way, happen to be behind the burners at some of Miami's best restaurants.To celebrate JWU's N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    Timon Balloo at Johnson & Wales University Dinner

    ‚ÄčThe students at Johnson & Wales University's culinary arts program got a taste of what it's going to be like in the real world when Sugarcane executive chef and JWU graduate Timon Balloo took over the kitchen as part of the school's Distinguished Visiting Chef dinner series.The event, held la ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    Miami Heat Watch Party With Food Trucks Tonight

    Watch the Heat under the stars at Tropical Park.‚ÄčGame 4 of the NBA Finals is tonight and, while the Official Road Rally is sold out, you can still watch the game with fellow Heat fans while checking out almost two dozen food trucks at the Miami Street Food Court in Westchester, located in Tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Watch the Miami Heat at Tropical Park Tuesday Night Food Truck Roundup, BTTR Continues

    Miami-Dade Tropical Park is the site of the first Miami-Dade permitted food truck roundup.‚ÄčTonight is the debut of Miami Street Food Court at Westchester, a weekly food truck roundup at Tropical Park. According to organizer Steve Simon (who also organizes other roundups, including Truckers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    The Motha Trucker at BTTR: Take the Latin House Challenge

    LHG guys -- prize-worthy photo?Get out those cameras and cell phones tonight, because if you win the Shoot the Motha Trucker contest, you'll receive a free meal every week for a year. Latin House Grill has announced a photo competition with the easiest rules ever. Simply take a picture of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    BTTR Tonight: The Chill Stop Cools Miami Via Italian Ices

    The Chill Stop Chillin' out with some Italian ices.Miami's brutal summers are just around the corner. Unless you're planning a cruise to Alaska, you'll need to figure out some creative ways to keep cool. Enter John and Tessi from the Chill Stop, a new, all-natural mobile Italian ice company ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Panther Coffee's Long Awaited Debut at Biscayne Triangle Truck Roundup Tonight

    Laine Doss Red Koi Food Truck Rolls into BTTR for the first time.‚ÄčJoel and Leticia Pollock, the husband-and-wife team behind Wynwood's Panther Coffee, will debut their "coffee trike" tonight at the Biscayne Triangle Truck Roundup. Panther specializes in small batch coffees, roasted and grou ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 17, 2011
  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Biscayne Triangle Truck Roundup Johnson & Wales Tonight

    Laine Doss Caza Crepes will be at the BTTR tonight.‚ÄčIf you're looking for food trucks, look no further than the BTTR tonight from 5:30 to 10 at 127th Street and Biscayne Boulevard, adjacent to Johnson & Wales University. The roundup is now one of the largest, with more than two dozen tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Biscayne Triangle Truck Round-up: Photos of People, Food, and Fun

    There's even a little bench for little people. ‚ÄčThe Biscayne Triangle Truck Round-up, or BTTR, is quite a spectacle! About thirty food trucks meet each Tuesday on the Johnson and Wales campus (127th and Biscayne Blvd.) bringing together all sorts of people in their love of mobile meals. There's li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Tango Grill Debuts at Tonight's Biscayne Triangle Truck Roundup

    Laine Doss Guiseppe's Italian Sausage‚ÄčSome food truck roundups have been switched around so much they feel like a floating poker game, but the Biscayne Triangle Truckers Roundup, or BTTR, keeps going strong. Located at NE 127th Street and Biscayne Boulevard (adjacent to Johnson & Wales ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Tonight's North Miami Food Meetup: Fresh Tomatoes Strawberries and Jalapenos

    Jack Garabedian, owner of Jefe's Original Fish Taco & Burgers, spent Monday in the fields, picking tomatoes, jalape√Īos, and strawberries. Tonight at the Biscayne Triangle Truck Roundup, which he organizes, these edibles will be integrated into the menu and on sale for consumption. Twenty-five t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    Biscayne Triangle Truck Roundup Tonight at Johnson & Wales

    Purple People eatery has Mac 'n' Jack.‚ÄčIf the Beatles were still around, we bet they'd be singing "I'm Back in the BTTR," instead of that other song because the Biscayne Triangle Truck Roundup is tonight, and it's featuring more than 25 food trucks, live music, free parking and porta-potties ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Fake Chefs, Invisible Chefs, & Student Chefs As Props

    Eater reports that students from a Johnson & Wales Food Management Services class will be prepping and serving meals on Jefe's Original Fish Tacos and Burgers Truck as part of their Food Truck Restaurant Experience assignment. So far so good, but the notice goes on to note that there will be a " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Susser's Gastropub, Terrorist Goat Kebabs, J & W Snoozefest

    ‚ÄčThe co-owner of Hanif Rajput Catering Service was arrested last week in connection with the NYC Times Square bomb case. What tipped authorities off were the Death To America Goat Kebabs on the menu.Good luck to chef Allen Susser at his newly launched Gastropub venture in Delray Beach, although I' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010

    Chef Sean Bernal of The Oceanaire Seafood Room: Interview, Part One

    Chef Sean Bernal‚ÄčLocals would be hard-pressed to find anyone more downright passionate about seafood. Ask executive chef/operating partner Sean Bernal from The Oceanaire Seafood Room in Mary Brickell Village about anything with scales, fins, or claws and he has an encyclopedic knowledge. And ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    Interview With Pastry Chef Crystal Cullison of Altamare, Part One

    Paula Ni√Īo‚ÄčIf you haven't heard of pastry chef Crystal Cullison, you might begin hearing more about her now. Her milk chocolate and salted caramel semifreddo and other desserts on the menu of the recently opened AltaMare are already gaining fans.Cullison, a 27-year-old Orlando native, got her sta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    Top Chef 7 Miami Casting, In Pictures

    Jacob KatelProspective Top Chef contestants shoot the shit while they wait their turn to see the casting director.‚ÄčTop Chef 7 is officially on its way to your signal box, and Magical Elves, the production company behind the hit Bravo series, was in Miami on Sunday looking for talent. Prospective c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2008

    Event: Cooking with Les Dames d'Escoffier

    There's nothing like a dame, particularly if the dame cooks good. And no dame cooks as good as Les Dames d'Escoffier, an international group devoted to supporting and mentoring women in the culinary professions. The new cookbook Les Dames have just published was almost enough to make me get off my l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2008

    AIWF Rib Cook Off

    There's some seriously saucy Sunday shenanigans coming our way in the form of the American Institute of Wine and Food's Annual Rib Cook-off, scheduled for Sunday, October 12 at 4 p.m.. Local students from Florida Culinary, Johnson and Wales, The Art Institute of FTL, Cordon Bleu, and Florida Interna ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 23, 2007

    Wishful Shrinking

    One of the Beach’s best is just getting by

  • Dining

    July 5, 2007

    Fame Game

    Chef Adrianne overachieves everywhere except the kitchen

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2007
  • Blogs

    April 9, 2007

    Tragedies a la Carte

    Students from Johnson & Wales University's College of Culinary Arts will commemorate the 95th anniversary of the last meal on the Titanic with a special dinner that will recreate the ten-course menu served in the first class saloon on the night of the tragic sinking. The dinner, scheduled for 7 p.m. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 15, 2007
  • Dining

    May 18, 2006

    When Sandwiches Were Simple

    Big Slick's Deli tries to raise the bar on bread

  • Dining

    February 23, 2006

    Tin Chefs

    The disconnect between a culinary student's white-collar dreams and the restaurant world's blue-collar reality

  • Calendar

    March 31, 2005
  • Calendar

    January 27, 2005
  • Dining

    January 13, 2005
  • Dining

    November 6, 2003

    Side Dish

    The Loews kicks it up a notch

  • News

    September 3, 1998
  • Dining

    August 27, 1998
  • Dining

    February 19, 1998
  • Dining

    October 5, 1995
  • Dining

    February 2, 1995
  • More >>