ICE alumna Simone Tong in the window of her East Village restaurant kitchen

ICE Alumni Profiles

Many ICE alumni found their culinary voice in school and used it to launch stellar careers. With alumni ranging from award-winning chefs to food media pros, and test kitchen directors to entrepreneurs, many of our alumni rank among the most noteworthy names in the food and beverage industry.

Click through the categories below to read the stories of successful ICE alumni.

One of the best parts for ICE alumni is coming back to campus. We invite graduates who are actively working in the culinary and hospitality industries to campus for guest lectures, demonstrations and professional development classes throughout the year. Follow our ICE alumni success stories inside and outside of the kitchen on the school's blog, DICED.

Rick Mast is the owner of Mast Brothers Chocolate and an ICE Alum

Rick Mast

Owner, Mast Brothers Chocolate
Mast Brothers Chocolate
Brooklyn, NY
Jim Nawn is an ICE graduate

Jim Nawn

Owner, Agricola
Princeton, NJ
Tina Bourbeau is an ICE alumni.

Tina Bourbeau

Director of Research & Development, Fresh Direct
Kate Edwards is an ICE graduate

Kate Edwards

Founder & Visionary, Kate Edwards & Company
Amy Falbaum is a Culinary Management Instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education. Amy operates Amy Falbaum & Associates, a hospitality recruiting company.

Amy Falbaum

President of Amy Falbaum & Associates
Omri Green is an ICE graduate

Omri Green

Founder & President, TZ Hospitality Advisors
Eden Grinshpan is an ICE alumni.

Eden Grinshpan

Co-Owner, EthNicitY Productions
Food TV Host, Eden Eats
Fred Guerreiro is an ICE alumni.

Frederico Guerreiro

Chef de Cuisine, Pedro e o Lobo
ICE alumni Pastry Chef Sarah Magoon

Sarah Magoon

Executive Pastry Chef, W Fort Lauderdale
Eric Perlmutter is an ICE graduate

Eric Perlmutter

Co-Owner, E&E Grill House, Hill & Bay, Tali & Tali Dolce
Andrew Rigie is an ICE graduate

Andrew Rigie

Executive Director, NYC Hospitality Alliance
David Seigal

David Seigal

Executive Chef, Retail & Restaurant Division, Cull & Pistol
Omer Shorshi

Omer Shorshi

Owner, Pommes Frites and
Jamie Tiampo is an ICE Graduate

Jamie Tiampo

Founder & President, SeeFood Media
Simone Tong is an ICE alumni.

Simone Tong

Chef & Partner, Silver Apricot, Little Tong Noodle Shop
Georgianna Hiliadaki is an ICE alumni.

Georgianna Hiliadaki

Chef & Owner, Funky Gourmet
Tanya Edmunds is an ICE alum

Tanya Edmunds

Director of Training and Development, Shake Shack
Chef Sohui Kim is an ICE alum

Sohui Kim

Chef/Partner, Gage & Tollner, The Good Fork, Insa
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