JWU Chef Ray McCue Earns Master Chef Credential

Story by JWU Media Relations , on Apr 3, 2018 1:23 PM

Chef Ray McCue


Providence, R.I. – April 3, 2018 – Ray McCue, associate professor, Johnson & Wales University College of Culinary Arts (JWU), has earned certification as a Worldchefs Certified Master Chef (W.C.M.C.) The credential, one of the highest within the culinary arts profession, is issued by the World Association of Chefs Society (WACS).

McCue, a resident of Cranston, R.I., was in India to receive the award in February during the Young Chef Olympiad competition, hosted by the International Institute of Hotel Management. He was there as coach and mentor to junior culinary student Owen Macca who competed in the event. McCue is an active member of the WACS and its humanitarian aid initiative, World Chefs without Borders. He has earned certification through the American Culinary Federation as a Certified Executive Chef, and through the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) as a Certified Hospitality Educator. He was the 2015 ACF National Chef Educator of the Year.

About Johnson & Wales University
Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with more than 14,000 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its four campuses in Providence, Rhode Island; North Miami, Florida; Denver, Colorado; and Charlotte, North Carolina. An innovative educational leader, the university offers degree programs in arts and sciences, business, culinary arts, design and engineering, education, health and wellness, hospitality, nutrition and physician assistant studies. Its unique model integrates arts and sciences and industry-focused education with work experience and leadership opportunities, inspiring students to achieve professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth. The university’s impact is global, with alumni from 124 countries pursuing careers worldwide. For more information, visit jwu.edu. 

Media contact: Miriam Weinstein, director, communications & media relations, 401-598-1157, miriam.weinstein@jwu.edu.