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Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni

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List Rules 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
Emeril Lagasse Television producer, TV chef, Entrepreneur

Age: 59

Birthplace: USA, Massachusetts, Fall River

Emeril John Lagassé III ( EM-ə-rəl lə-GAH-see; born October 15, 1959) is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, television personality, cookbook author, and National Best Recipe award ...more

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Tyler Florence is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni
TV chef, Chef

Age: 47

Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina, United States of America

Tyler Florence (born March 3, 1971) 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 ...more

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Sam Talbot is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni
Chef

Age: 41

Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America

Sam Talbot (born December 27, 1977) 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 ...more
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Chris Cosentino is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni
TV chef, Chef

Birthplace: Rhode Island, United States of America

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 ...more

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Adrianne Calvo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni
Chef

Age: 35

Adrianne Calvo (born February 7, 1984) is an American chef and television personality.
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Thomas C. Slater is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni

Age: Dec. at 64 (1945-2009)

Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island

Thomas C. Slater (1945–2009) was a Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve for 30 years, reaching the rank of Sergeant Major. ...more
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Thomas Michael McGovern ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni
Thomas Michael McGovern

Age: 75

Dr Thomas McGovern was appointed the eighth president of Fisher College, Boston, United States in 2007, following thirty-eight years of working at the college.
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Graham Elliot is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni
Graham Elliot Chef

Age: 42

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Graham Elliot Bowles (born January 4, 1977) is an American chef.
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Beau MacMillan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni
Beau MacMillan Chef

Birthplace: Plymouth, Massachusetts

Beau MacMillan is an American chef and television personality. He is the executive chef for Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, an upscale resort in Arizona, and its featured restaurant, elements. ...more
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Lisa Fernandes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni
Lisa Fernandes

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Top Chef: Chicago is the fourth season of the American reality television series Top Chef. It was first filmed in Chicago, Illinois, before concluding in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The season ...more
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Kevin Sbraga is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni
Kevin Sbraga Chef

Age: 40

Birthplace: Willingboro, New Jersey

Kevin Sbraga is a New Jersey native and winner of Bravo's, Top Chef Washington D.C. By September 2011, he became the chef-owner of Sbraga, a modern American restaurant on the Avenue of the Arts ...more
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Chris Santos is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni
Actor, Chef

Age: 47

Birthplace: Fall River, Massachusetts, United States of America

Chris Santos (born March 26, 1971) is a New York City chef and the executive chef and owner of The Stanton Social in New York's Lower East Side. In late 2010, he opened Beauty & Essex, a ...more
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David Lorenzo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni
David Lorenzo
David V. Lorenzo is an American marketing consultant, business strategy consultant to executives and owner of Valtimax Consulting. He is a former strategic consultant and partner with The Gallup ...more
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Michelle Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni
Michelle Bernstein Chef

Age: 50

Birthplace: Miami, Florida

Michelle Bernstein (born March 21, 1970) is a James Beard Foundation Award-winning chef from Miami, Florida. She has drawn widespread acclaim for her culinary skills and as an expert in ...more
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Amy Sacco is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni
Amy Sacco Actor
Amy Sacco is an actress.
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Jimmy Carey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Johnson & Wales University Alumni
Jimmy Carey added Jimmy Carey Chef / Owner Jimmy'z Kitchen Restaurants

Age: 48

Birthplace: New York, NY