Find your cullinary voice

Endless Electives

Students can take elective courses cuisines from around the world.Our Meet The Culinary Entrepreneurs lecture series brings the some of the industry’s finest leaders to our classrooms.

Extra Cooking Classes

Regarded by many as America’s largest menu of hands-on specialty cooking classes, ICE's School of Recreational Cooking offers more than 1,700 classes each year, in techniques and cuisines from every corner of the globe. All ICE Career students are given a number of credits to take additional classes offered by the school’s Recreational program.

Classes are taught by visiting guest chefs, cookbook authors, food scholars, and ICE’s own expert chef-instructors. Topics are updated every season to reflect the demands and trends of the culinary world, while offering programs that allow you to explore the rich culinary traditions from around the world. Whether your passion is Korean barbecue, Tunisian cooking, Argentine pastry, or Viennese desserts, it's on the menu.

Classes are listed in The Main Course, ICE's newsletter that is published three times each year. Click here for the full lineup of Recreational courses available to students.

Professional Demonstrations and Extracurriculars

ICE offers enrichment classes focused on cooking and beverage-related elements of the food industry free for alumni and students. ICE invites experts in their fields from all over the world to teach, lecture, and cook for our student body, providing our students with the exclusive opportunity to watch, interact with, and ask questions of these successful epicureans. All students are invited to click here for schedule details.

Guest Speakers - Culinary Entrepreneurs

Throughout the year, ICE is fortunate to bring in great culinary entrepreneurs from around the nation. From California winemakers and New Orleans chefs, to food website founders, to specialty food company presidents, these resources are eager to share their knowledge and meet our students. They know that someday, you might be their next great new employee! Click here to view the full schedule.



There are endless electives for students at ICE