We are proud to announce
that Johnson & Wales University's Cuisinart Center for Culinary
excellence (CCCE) on our Providence Campus was LEED® Gold certified by
the US green Building Council (USGBC) in February.
In a manner that respects and preserves the environment, CCCE is a
shining example of our increasing and ongoing commitment to
sustainability, our students and the community. LEED certified buildings
reduce greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to a healthier
environment for all. The center achieved LEED Gold certification for use
of materials, energy, lighting, water conservation and other
"This project efficiently uses our natural resources and makes an
immediate, positive impact on our planet, which will tremendously
benefit future generations to come," says Rick Fedrizzi, president, CEO
and founding chair of USGBC.
Accomplishments like this are the result of years of hard work and
the diligent efforts of many individuals. The architectural firm of
Tsoi/Kobus & associates (TKA) collaborated with culinary deans and
faculty to ensure the building reflects the level of excellence our
curriculum demands, and JWU's commitment to sustainability, social
responsibility and gold standard for food safety.
Special thanks and recognition are due as well to JWU's Facilities
Management team, Creative Services Group and various vendors for their
support and enthusiasm.