PROVIDENCE R.I. On Feb. 11, the national leaders in culinary and foodservice education — Johnson & Wales University and the Culinary Institute of America – will partner with the Black Culinary Alliance's first student chapter to honor Jefferson Evans, the first black graduate of the CIA, class of 1947. Johnson & Wales will host the event here on its main campus in its new culinary lab, The Center for Culinary Excellence. There will be a reception, tributes to Jefferson and a ...

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