Thomas Delle Donne

Assistant Dean

JWU Faculty Since 2011

Assistant Dean of Culinary Relations TJ Delle Donne, M.A.T., CEC

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As a Johnson & Wales undergraduate, TJ Delle Donne was awarded Best Young Chef in the Northeast region by the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs.

A frequent contributing writer and expert panelist to Flavor & the Menu Magazine and executive chef of The Flavor Experience, an annual food trend conference, Delle Donne addresses modern approaches to food knowledgably and with a historical perspective.

In addition to his role as an associate instructor, he serves as assistant dean of Culinary Relations & Special Projects.


  • M.A.T., Food Service Education, Johnson & Wales University
  • B.S., Culinary Arts, Johnson & Wales University

It’s incumbent upon us as chefs to really look at a sustainable future in food. We really need to preserve that for the future generations