August 19, 2013
New York, NY (August 2013) – Are you ready for some football... and food? The Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) and the New York Jets are proud to announce a new partnership: the official New York Jets Cooking School – Tailgating Division.
This season, fans will enjoy an exclusive series of hands-on cooking classes, designed to take their culinary skills and tailgating technique to the next level. In addition, fans will have the unique chance to tour the stadium, gain field access and meet their favorite Jets players.
“Jets fans consider tailgating an important part of their gameday experience and we want them to train with the best in food and football,” says Jets team President Neil Glat.
Jets and ICE fans will kick things off with five events in 2013:
September 21st at MetLife Stadium – “Jets Grilling Boot Camp“
October 7th at ICE – “Pro Team Proteins: NY Steakhouse Classics with a Jets Twist”
October 14th at ICE – “Flavor Touchdown! Cooking with Bourbon and Beer”
November 2nd at MetLife Stadium – “Jets Fans Tailgate Favorites”
December 2nd at ICE – “The Ultimate Training Table: Cooking Jets’ Player Favorites”
“We are excited to launch the first pro football team-branded cooking school,” says ICE President Rick Smilow, “and we look forward to teaching Jets fans some new offensive strategy in the kitchen, and on the grill.”
For more information, visit ice.edu/jets
The Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) is New York City’s award-winning center for culinary education. Founded in 1975, the school offers highly regarded 8 to 13 month career training programs in Culinary Arts, Pastry & Baking Arts, Culinary Management and Hospitality Management. ICE also runs the largest School of Recreational Cooking in the nation. This year ICE won the award for “Best Cooking School” from the International Association of Culinary Professionals, and is also an ACCSC School of Distinction honor. More information can be found at www.ice.edu . The 45,000 sq. ft. school is located at 50 W. 23rd St. in Manhattan. Follow ICE on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram @iceculinary
Shannon Mason, Institute of Culinary Education