Find your cullinary voice

Jeremy Hanlon

Jeremy Hanlon is an alumnus of the Institute of Culinary Education.Director, International Culinary & Menu Development, Carlson Restaurants/T.G.I. Fridays, Dallas, TX
Culinary Arts, 2000

Jeremy Hanlon did a bachelor’s degree in finance, but his passion for food inspired him to leave Wall Street and come to culinary school. He originally came to ICE because the flexible schedule allowed him to continue to work fulltime in finance He was able to secure an externship at Charlie Trotter. Hanlon went on to work in New York City, Florida, Northern Spain, and Southern France. He has appeared on Food Network, Bravo, Lifetime, and A&E on highly rated programs such as Designing Spaces and Chopped. In his current role with Carlson Restuarants he develops recipes and dishes for over 60 international markets, taking into account local cultures. His advice for culinary students is, “Follow your instinct! Stick to the technical details and perfecting them. Creativity will come later.”