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In 6 to 13 months, a life change can happen — that’s how long it takes to earn a diploma at The Institute of Culinary Education. Our award-winning alumni have worked in every facet of the culinary field — from restaurants and bakeries, to catering, food media, television and more!

ICE has launched over 14,000 culinary careers.
You should be next.

  • Named “Best Culinary School in America”
  • New York City & Los Angeles campuses, the nation’s culinary capitals
  • Chef-instructors from top restaurants and food businesses
  • Business and hospitality training for food entrepreneurs
  • Hands-on externships and networking opportunities
  • Digital course materials via iPad
  • Stellar job placement services and alumni support
  • Our Student Housing program offers options for every budget and lifestyle - dorms to apartments to home stays throughout

Our New York City campus offers unmatched opportunities for creativity and community:

  • The nation’s first education-focused bean-to-bar Chocolate Lab
  • Indoor hydroponic herb garden and vegetable farm
  • Culinary Technology Lab outfitted with a tandoor, hearth oven,
    vertical rotisserie and cutting edge modernist equipment
  • Dedicated spaces for mixology and wine studies

Our Los Angeles campus offers a local, vibrant food scene
that thrives on innovation:

  • Ideal for creative students who want to start or change careers,
    advance in the food industry or are cost and time-conscious
  • Globally inspired curriculum that reflects the local culture, diversity
    and flavor of the Los Angeles food scene
  • Option to attend school in Los Angeles and extern in New York City
    or vice versa
Find Your Culinary Voice!
* Best culinary school 2016: The Daily Meal, The Best Schools and Edinformatics; 2015: IACP (last award). Digital course materials delivered via iPad currently at NYC campus.