Find your cullinary voice

First Fridays at ICE

Start Your Weekend Deliciously!

Your evening will begin with a glass of wine, beer, or a cocktail, followed by a collaborative culinary demonstration. Tastings of dishes and drink pairings will be served during the demos, performed by NYC’s most celebrated chefs, mixologists, sommeliers, beer- and spirit-makers, and ICE’s leading educators. Learn new recipes and cooking techniques, while hanging out with some of NYC’s top tastemakers! First Fridays at ICE are free for current career students and alumni; general public, $30.

Students and alumni should register with customer service at 212-847-0770 or email

NYC Legends in the Making

James Briscione, Lior Lev Sercarz & Garrett Oliver
Friday, February 3, 6-8pm
$30 • 1 session

Featuring food and drink by ICE Director of Culinary Development, James Briscione; master spice blender, author, and owner of La Boite Lior Lev Sercarz; and James Beard Award-winning Brewmaster of Brooklyn Brewery Garrett Oliver.

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Cuisine of a Thousand Islands: Japan Meets Scandinavia

David Waltuck, Rhonda Crosson & Roger Dagorn
Friday, March 3, 6-8pm
$30 •1 session

Featuring food and drink by: ICE Director of Culinary Affairs Chef David Waltuck; Agern and Great Northern Food Hall MeyersUSA Pastry Chef Rhonda Crosson; and sake samurai and Master Sommelier Roger Dagorn.

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The Craft of Food, Chocolate & Wine

Ryan Hardy, Michael Laiskonis & Dustin Wilson
Friday, April 7, 6-8pm
$30 • 1 session

Featuring food and drink by: Pasquale Jones and Charlie Bird Chef Ryan Hardy; ICE Creative Director and Pastry Chef Michael Laiskonis; and Master Sommelier and Founder of Dustin Wilson.

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A Cinco de Mayo Celebration!

Marc Forgione, Miro Uskokovic & John Henry
Friday, May 5, 6-8pm
$30 Marc Forgione, Miro Uskokovic & John Henry
 1 session

Featuring food and drink by Michelin-starred and Food Network Iron Chef Marc Forgione; Gramercy Tavern and Untitled at The Whitney Pastry Chef Miro Uskokovic; and El Buho Mezcal Founder John Henry.

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