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Faculty Profiles

Meet Our Chefs & Instructors

 

Our experienced instructors come from a variety of backgrounds and are key ingredients in ICE’s recipe for exceptional culinary and hospitality education.

Some have worked in America’s noteworthy restaurants. Others have won James Beard Awards, opened and operated their own hospitality or food businesses, or traveled the world working with hotels.

All of our faculty members bring an incredible range of skills into the classroom. With their extensive networks and experience, many of our instructors are respected experts in their industries. Beyond their credentials, our chefs and management instructors are dedicated to their students and committed to teaching the next generation.

Click through the profiles below to learn more about our instructors.

Chef Elliott Prag is the lead chef of Health-Supportive Culinary Arts at ICE's LA campus.

Elliott Prag

Lead Chef, Health-Supportive Culinary Arts
Rick Camac is the Dean of Restaurant and Hospitality Management at ICE.

Rick Camac

Dean, Restaurant & Hospitality Management
Barry Tonkinson is the director of culinary research at ICE.

Barry Tonkinson

Director of Culinary Research and Development
Sim Cass is the Dean of the Professional Bread Baking Program at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City.

Sim Cass

Dean, Techniques of Artisan Bread Baking
chef Jurgen

Jürgen David

Director of Pastry Research and Development
Richard Vayda is the Director of Wine Studies and a Culinary & Restaurant Management Instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education.

Richard Vayda

Director of Wine & Beverage Studies
ICE Restaurant and Culinary Management Instructor Stephen Zagor

Steve Zagor

Lead Instructor, Restaurant & Culinary Management
Tracy Zimmermann

Tracy Zimmermann

Lead Chef, Recreational Program
Chef Natsume Aoi

Natsume Aoi

Chef-Instructor, Pastry & Baking Arts
Chef Arturo

Christopher Arturo

Chef-Instructor, Culinary Arts
Chef Kierin Baldwin

Kierin Baldwin

Chef-Instructor, Pastry & Baking Arts
Andrew Catalano is an instructor at The Institute of Culinary Education

Andrew Catalano

Instructor, Hospitality & Hotel Management
Katie Chamberlain is a Hospitality Management Instructor at The Institute of Culinary Education in New York.

Katie Chamberlain

Instructor, Hospitality & Hotel Management
Irma Gianni is an instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education

Irma Gianni

Instructor, Hospitality & Hotel Management
Hospitality & Hotel Management Instructor Grace Gordon

Grace Gordon

Instructor, Hospitality & Hotel Management
Kathryn Gordon is the Co-Chair of the Center for Advanced Pastry Studies (CAPS) program and a Pastry & Baking Arts Chef-Instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education.

Kathryn Gordon

Co-Chair, CAPS program
Chef-Instructor, Pastry & Baking Arts
Susan Greeley

Susan Greeley, MS, RDN

Chef-Instructor, Health-Supportive Culinary Arts
Michael Handal is a culinary arts chef instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education NYC

Michael Handal

Chef-Instructor, Culinary Arts
Manager, Scheduling and Library Services
chef hawk

Jason Hawk

Chef-Instructor, Health-Supportive Culinary Arts
Richard LaMarita is a chef at the Institute of Culinary Education.

Richard LaMarita

Chef-Instructor, Health-Supportive Culinary Arts
Alon Langleib

Alon Langleib

Chef-Instructor, Pastry & Baking Arts
Alex Orman is a Pastry & Baking Arts Chef-Instructor at The Institute of Culinary Education in New York City.

Alex Orman

Chef-Instructor, Pastry & Baking Arts
sandra

Sandra Palmer

Chef-Instructor, Pastry & Baking Arts
Joshua Resnick

Joshua Resnick

Lead Chef and Operations Manager
Chef-Instructor, Culinary Arts
Olivia Roszkowski teaches Health-Supportive Culinary Arts.

Olivia Roszkowski

Chef-Instructor, Health-Supportive Culinary Arts
Chef Anthony Smith

Anthony Smith

Chef-Instructor, Pastry & Baking Arts
Alan Someck is a Culinary & Restaurant Management Instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education.

Alan Someck

Instructor, Restaurant & Culinary Management
penny

Penny Stankiewicz

Chef-Instructor, Pastry & Baking Arts
Brett Traussi

Brett Traussi

Instructor, Restaurant & Culinary Management
Bob Warman

Robert Warman

Instructor, Hospitality & Hotel Management
Jay Weinstein is a chef-instructor in ICE's Health-Supportive Culinary Arts program.

Jay Weinstein

Chef-Instructor, Health-Supportive Culinary Arts
Vicki Wells

Vicki Wells

Chef-Instructor, Pastry & Baking Arts
Ann Ziata is a chef-instructor for Health-Supportive Culinary Arts.

Ann Ziata

Chef-Instructor, Health-Supportive Culinary Arts
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