Unless otherwise noted, Programs in Food & Wine are located in Boston University’s Fuller Building at 808 Commonwealth Avenue (the intersection of Commonwealth and Essex Street, across from the BU Bridge).


From south or west: Take the Mass Turnpike (I-90) east to Exit 18, Allston/Cambridge (exit left). Follow signs to Cambridge to the second set of lights. Turn right at the lights; this is Soldiers Field Road/Storrow Drive. Exit Storrow Drive at the Kenmore exit. Follow Local Directions below.

From southeast: Take I-93/Route 3 (Southeast Expressway) north to Boston. Exit onto Storrow Drive (Exit 26). Continue on Storrow Drive to the Kenmore exit. Follow Local Directions below.

From the North Shore: Take Route 1-A south through the Sumner Tunnel. Follow signs onto the Expressway north. Take the Back Bay/Storrow Drive exit, and follow signs onto Storrow Drive. Continue on Storrow Drive to the Kenmore exit. Follow Local Directions below.

Local directions from the Kenmore Square/Commonwealth Avenue exit off Storrow Drive: At the first set of traffic lights, turn right onto Beacon Street. At this point, the road forks; keep left into Kenmore Square, then bear right onto Commonwealth Avenue. 808 Commonwealth Avenue is located at the corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Essex Street (the road that crosses the BU Bridge). No left turn is allowed on Essex, so continue through the intersection and proceed to St. Paul Street, where you can make a U-turn.


The 808 Commonwealth Avenue Lot behind the Food & Wine building will be closed May 16, 2016 until Spring 2018 to accommodate the construction of the new CFA Theater and Scene Shop. Visitors to 808 Commonwealth Avenue—including students in the culinary arts and beverage studies programs plus any of the seminars in Food & Wine—are advised to park at the Agganis Arena lot, 925 Commonwealth Avenue. The fee is $12, except for Arena event days when the fee is $25. For specific questions regarding parking, including possible Arena event days and BU permit rates, please contact Boston University Parking Services. Parking options will be updated as more information becomes available.

Please note: In case of bad weather, please call 617-353-SNOW (617-353-7669) for possible class cancellations. Decisions are made by 7 a.m. for day classes, and by 4 p.m. for evening classes.

Public Transportation (MBTA)

The “T”: 808 Commonwealth Avenue is located on the “B” route (Boston College/Commonwealth Avenue) of the Green line. Take the T to the “BU West” stop, cross Commonwealth Avenue towards the gas station, and continue up the hill in the same direction as traffic (toward the BU Bridge). The entrance to the building is located on Essex Street.

Connecting Lines: You want the Green line,“B” route outbound to Boston College. From the Red line, change to the Green line at Park Street; from the Blue line, change to the Green line at Government Center; and from the Orange line, disembark at Downtown Crossing, follow the connecting tunnel to Park Street, and change to the Green line.

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