Johnson & Wales University Alum Mentors JWU Student At UNC Charlotte Marriott

If you were to follow the scent of Southern cooking — scallops and grits, cornmeal-crusted Mississippi catfish and smoked cauliflower hoppin’ john — to the kitchen at the Marriott’s Golden Owl Tavern in Charlotte, North Carolina, you’d find Aijah Dawson ’17 and Asia Rucker ’21 working side by side.