Michael Makuch

Assoc. Professor

JWU Faculty Since 2007

Michael Makuch, M.A.T.

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With an extensive foundation in community nutrition, Makuch concentrates on utilizing fresh, locally-sourced ingredients to create a unique dining experience. He believes that food is the vehicle to a journey whose story can be told on a plate.
As an educator, Makuch helps students to construct their own food philosophy. Through community outreach, he has designed nutrition programs for youngsters and senior citizens to expand their use of healthy ingredients within their reach.
As an advocate for the medicinal benefits of food, Makuch teaches the Food + Health program, a collaboration between JWU and the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in which medical students learn to integrate healthy eating into their future medical practice.


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

As an educator, I help students to construct their own food philosophy


Extra Curricular Roles

Department Chair - Culinary