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Johnson & Wales University College of Culinary Arts Charlotte, North Carolina

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General Information
Private, coeducational, university. Urban campus. Founded in 1914. Accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
Program Information
Offered since 2004. Program calendar is divided into quarters. 2-year associate degree in baking and pastry arts. 2-year associate degree in culinary arts. 4-year bachelor’s degree in food service management.
Program Affiliation
American Culinary Federation; American Institute of Wine & Food; Institute of Food Technologists; International Association of Culinary Professionals; National Restaurant Association; National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation; Research Chefs Association; The Bread Bakers Guild of America; Women Chefs and Restaurateurs.
Areas of Study
Baking; beverage management; confectionery show pieces; controlling costs in food service; culinary skill development; food preparation; food purchasing; food service math; garde-manger; international cuisine; introduction to food service; meat cutting; meat fabrication; menu and facilities design; nutrition; patisserie; sanitation; saucier; seafood processing; soup, stock, sauce, and starch production; wines and spirits.
6 bake shops; cafeteria; 12 classrooms; 4 computer laboratories; demonstration laboratory; food production kitchen; 3 gourmet dining rooms; learning resource center; lecture room; library; snack shop; 2 student lounges; 11 teaching kitchens; storeroom.
Student Profile
1,268 total: 1267 full-time; 1 part-time. 1081 are under 25 years old; 163 are between 25 and 44 years old; 18 are over 44 years old.
24 total: 23 full-time; 1 part-time. Prominent faculty: Ed Batten, BS, CEC, CCE, FMP, CCI; Susan Batten, BS, CEC, CCE, FMP, CCI; Frances Burnett, CMB, CEPC; Michael Calenda, CEC. Faculty-student ratio: 1:18.
Special Programs
Summer tour abroad (Germany, France, or Singapore), Inter-Campus Hot Food Competition.
Typical Expenses
Tuition: $19,875 per year. Program-related fees include $951 for general fee; $250 for orientation fee; $954 for optional weekend meal plan.
Financial Aid
In 2005, 293 scholarships were awarded (average award was $2572); 727 loans were granted (average loan was $6013). Employment placement assistance is available.
Coed housing available. Average on-campus housing cost per month: $1000.
Application Information
Students may begin participation in March, September, and December. Applications are accepted continuously. In 2005, 2219 applied; 1893 were accepted. Applicants must submit a formal application.


Brian Stanley
Director of Admissions
College of Culinary Arts
901 West Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Telephone: 980-598-1100
Fax: 980-598-1111

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Johnson & Wales University College Of Culinary Arts Charlotte, North Carolina