Rizwan Ahmed

Instructor,  College of Culinary Arts

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I pride myself on the fact that JWU students and instructors all work in a collaborative fashion, continually experimenting and sharing ideas.”

Bio

Before joining the faculty at Johnson & Wales, Chef Ahmed’s 12 years of experience as a chef included working under legendary Master Chef Paul Gayler (MBE) at the Lanesborough Hotel, Chef Michel Roux (OBE) at Le Gavroche (Michelin 2 star), and Chef Andre Garrett at the Orrery (Michelin 1 star), Newport Room (AAA Five Diamond) and ACF Master Chef Daniel Scannell.

Armed with this experience, Chef Ahmed opened his restaurant Hourglass Brasserie, serving contemporary European style-cuisine. The Bristol, RI-based restaurant held the #1 position on TripAdvisor 4 years in a row.

Equipped with a Diploma in Culinary Arts, Le Cordon Bleu, London, and a BS in Marine Biology, he currently teaches freshmen and sophomores at JWU. He prides himself on the fact that the students and instructors all work in a collaborative fashion, continually experimenting and sharing ideas.