Johnson & Wales University… an exceptional education that inspires professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth.“


Kristen Cofrades served as a full-time instructor at JWU’s Denver Campus from 2009-2015, at which point she scaled back to an adjunct role in order to better focus on Early Bird, the breakfast-all-day restaurants she runs with her husband, Daniel.

Areas of Expertise

  • Culinary arts
  • Modernist techniques
  • Strategic planning
  • Quality control
  • Finance
  • Menu development