The Johnson & Wales Culinary Archives & Museum
Johnson & Wales University's Culinary Institute has an
acclaimed influence on this food destination.
owners, chefs, and servers in Providence are graduates or students.
For those with an appreciation of food history, the Johnson & Wales Culinary Archives & Museum
is a fabulous find.
Known as the "Smithsonian Institution of the Food Service Industry,"
this fascinating museum holds more than 500,000 items related to culinary arts and hospitality.
The collection includes antique stoves and kitchen gadgets dating back hundreds of years;
a gallery of chefs through the ages; tools of the trade from as far back as 5,000 years;
a complete collection of Presidential food-related items; original artwork; hotel and
restaurant silver; and historic documents relating to -- what else -- FOOD!
Johnson & Wales is one of the top Culinary Schools in the Nation.
Fine Food at Johnson & Wales University's Culinary Instituten