STAMFORD, Conn.—The College of Culinary Arts at Johnson & Wales University will name its new 82,000 square-foot educational facility the Cuisinart Center for Culinary Excellence.
The facility is located on Johnson & Wales’ campus in Providence, R.I., and the dedication ceremony for the building will take place on Dec. 12. It will contain 30 educational laboratories and classrooms for culinary arts, including dedicated hot and cold kitchens, labs for chocolate and pastry preparation, meat-cutting and fabrication labs, bake shops and a lab for artisan bread. Also in the building are three dining rooms, academic classroom spaces and areas dedicated to the study of wine production, mixology and microbrewing.
John Bowen, president of the university, cited Cuisinart’s active participation in furthering the university’s mission, along with the brand’s initiatives, products and approach to food preparation and cooking.