Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni People

Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni

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List Criteria: People on this list must have gone to Johnson & Wales University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Johnson & Wales University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Johnson & Wales University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Johnson & Wales University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Johnson & Wales University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Johnson & Wales University.

You can rank all of these graduates, from Emeril Lagasse to Hillary Fisher.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Johnson & Wales University?” and “Which celebrities are Johnson & Wales University alumni?”
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    Emeril Lagasse is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni
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    Emeril John Lagasse is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, television personality, and cookbook author. A regional James Beard Award winner, he is perhaps most notable for his Food Network shows Emeril Live and Essence of Emeril, as well as catchphrases such as, "Kick it up a notch!" and "BAM!" ...more

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    • Profession: Television producer, TV chef, Entrepreneur, Restaurateur, Author, + more
    • Age: 56
    • Birthplace: USA, Massachusetts, Fall River
    • Credits: The Princess and the Frog, Last Holiday, Top Chef, Iron Chef America, Emeril, + more
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    Hillary Fisher is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni
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    Hillary Fisher is an American model from Augusta, Georgia. more

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    • Profession: Pastry chef, Model
    • Age: 30
    • Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America
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    Tyler Florence is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni
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    Tyler Florence is a chef and television host of several Food Network shows. He graduated from the College of Culinary Arts at the Charleston, South Carolina, campus of Johnson & Wales University in 1991. He was later given an honorary doctorate from the university for his culinary success. more

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    • Profession: TV chef, Chef
    • Age: 44
    • Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina, USA
    • Credits: Iron Chef America, The Great Food Truck Race, Shaq's Big Challenge, How to Boil Water, Tyler's Ultimate, + more
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    Sam Talbot is a Sicilian-American chef from Charlotte, North Carolina, best known as a semi-finalist on Season 2 of Bravo's Top Chef, eventually placing third. Talbot returned to Top Chef for the episode "Four Star All Stars" with Elia Aboumrad, Marcel Vigneron, and Ilan Hall. Talbot and the other three ...more

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    • Profession: Chef
    • Age: 38
    • Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
    • Credits: Top Chef
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    Chris Cosentino is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni
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    Chris Cosentino is an American celebrity chef and reality television personality known as the winner of Top Chef Masters, a competitor on The Next Iron Chef and for his appearances on Iron Chef America. He is known for his haute cuisine offal dishes, and is chef-partner at Incanto in San Francisco which ...more

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    • Profession: TV chef, Chef
    • Birthplace: Rhode Island, USA
    • Credits: Top Chef Masters
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    Adrianne Calvo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni
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    Adrianne Calvo is an American chef, author, television personality, and restaurateur. Calvo is the owner of Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant and Wine Bar in Miami, Florida. more

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    • Profession: Chef
    • Age: 31
    • Birthplace: United States of America
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    Thomas C. Slater is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni
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    Thomas C. Slater was a Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives. Thomas C. Slater was born in Providence, Rhode Island 21 May 1945 to Thomas J. and Edith M. Slater. He grew up in Providence, attended La Salle Academy, was a graduate of Johnson & Wales University, and he served in ...more

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    • Age: Died at 64 (1945-2009)
    • Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America
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    Thomas Michael McGovern

    Thomas Michael McGovern was appointed the eighth president of Fisher College in October 2007, following nearly three decades of teaching Fisher students and leading the College's expansion into baccalaureate education through his oversight of the management program. McGovern is a supporter of the ...more

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    • Age: 71
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