Bistro Ruth at the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute
Bistro Ruth â€“ named in honor of New Orleans restaurateur Ruth Fertel â€“ is the student-run restaurant at the Chef John Folse Culinary Institue at Nicholls State University, Thibodeaux, LA.
Nestled in the heart of Louisianaâ€™s Bayou Region, CJFCI invites aspiring chefs with an adventurous palate and an insatiable desire to work in the food and service industries to pursue a Bachelor of Science or Associate of Science degree in culinary arts.
Bistro Ruth allows advanced culinary students to create and execute a menu, greet and service customers, and perfect their skills in a restaurant setting. Students are exposed to all facets of a restaurant: the front of the house with setting and servicing tables, interacting with customers and providing an atmosphere for a memorable meal.Â In the back of the house, students serve in a variety of positions, anywhere from dishwasher to executive chef. Bistro RuthÂ also gives the community the chance to interact with and enjoy meals prepared by some of the most sought-after aspiring chefs around.