Culinary Arts


Can Instructors Teach 5-Star Restaurant Skills Online? Absolutely!

If you love cooking and your goal is to make a career out of your passion, enrolling in culinary school is a great start. While we have campuses in vibrant, food-centric cities (New York and Los


ICE Alum Amanda Lee Brings A Winning Dish to Campus

Amanda Lee is an ICE alum (Culinary Arts ‘20) who won the United States of Umami Culinary Competition in 2019. She was chosen out of a contest of eight students at ICE, and was then sent to the

fundamentals of cheese

Fundamentals of Cheese: 5 Major Cheese Styles Every Chef Should Know

I recall an early lesson on product recognition from my own ICE curriculum, which involved tasting a wide range of fresh and cultured dairy products, including a number of different styles of cheese.


ICE Alum Drew Johnson on Externing at a Brand New Restaurant

The externship, which provides real-life restaurant experience for Institute of Culinary Education students, is the final piece of the educational puzzle. After completing all of the kitchen classroom


ICE Alum Mashama Bailey Wins Top Honors at 2022 James Beard Awards

“You cannot believe how happy we are to be back here live in Chicago,” remarked Fred Seegal, the James Beard Foundation’s Chairman of the Board. “I’m extremely proud of all the things that we’ve


7 Surprising Ingredients You Can Grill

“While a lot of people think of grilling as a technique that anyone with a beer in their hand can do after sitting in the sun all day, it actually involves a lot of finesse and understanding about how

Plate with pork belly and petits pois a la Francaise on the side

Chef Barry's Pork Belly with Petits Pois à la Française

Fair warning: Chef Barry Tonkinson's recipe for pork belly with petits pois à la Française, or French-style peas, calls for the peas to be shelled before cooking. While peeling the skins off peas is

International externships at ICE

Four ICE Classmates On Their International Externships

In many of ICE’s programs, after on-campus training ends, an industry externship is planned. These externships are completed around the United States, most frequently near our campuses in New York and

ICE alum Mashama Bailey

Meet the ICE Alumni Among James Beard Award Semifinalists

These ICE graduates are receiving national recognition from one of the most prestigious culinary organizations, the James Beard Foundation, despite the uncertainty the restaurant industry has faced in

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5 Advantages of Taking Online Culinary Classes

The Institute of Culinary Education now offers online culinary classes, designed to provide you with a world-class culinary education from the convenience of your own kitchen. The Online Culinary Arts

ICE alum Matteo Lanza-Billetta (left) and Chef Massimo Bottura

An ICE Alum’s Journey to Osteria Francescana, One of the World’s Best Restaurants

Matteo worked as a host at a local restaurant in high school but never thought about working in kitchens as a career. “I never even looked at the kitchen to be honest,” he says. So after never

citrus-soy marinated flank steak paired with a parsnip purée and a classic red wine pan sauce

Beat The Chef: ICE Student and Chef-Instructor Battle in the Kitchen

In the demo kitchen of ICE’s New York campus, Lead Chef and Operations Manager Joshua Resnick and Culinary Arts student Parker Elliott were tasked with creating a unique entrée of their choice from a

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