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 8,000 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its campuses in Providence, Rhode Island and Charlotte, North Carolina. An innovative educational leader, the university offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, business, engineering, food innovation, hospitality, nutrition, health and wellness. It also offers undergraduate programs in culinary arts, dietetics and design. JWU’s unique model provide students with the personalized attention, academic expertise and industry connections that inspire professional success and personal growth. The time students spend at JWU is nothing short of transformative, as demonstrated by career outcomes, expected earnings and economic mobility rankings. The university’s impact is global, with alumni in 125 countries pursuing careers worldwide.

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