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International Culinary Students

ICE offers its programs to international students.Your Passport to an Amazing Culinary Career

Thank you for your interest in the career training programs at ICE. Like the cities our campuses are located in, ICE is a hub of multiculturalism. We are proud to have students from 44 countries, giving our classrooms a unique international character.

ICE welcomes students from all over the map. - ICE offers its programs to international students.

On describing her experience at ICE: "Excellent. The best career move I ever made." Kitty Travers, United Kingdom, Founder, La Grotta Ices, London, ICE grad 2003 - Culinary school for International students in New York CityNew York and Los Angeles are America’s two most diverse and exciting food cities, providing international culinary students with opportunities for vibrant cultural experiences that include access to a vast array of ethnic restaurants, gourmet markets and culinary resources. It’s no wonder that so many international culinary students have chosen ICE as their “passport” to a rewarding and successful culinary career.

International students may enroll in the career Culinary Arts or Pastry & Baking Arts programs. 

2018 International Student Promotion: International students are eligible for a discount of $5,000 applied to the Balance Due for Career Culinary Arts and Pastry & Baking Arts Program classes beginning between January 1, 2018 and July 31, 2018.* Copy of valid passport and visa will be required. For more information about tuition discounts, click here

International Alumni

Click here to read profiles of some of ICE's top international alumni.

Culinary Student Housing

While ICE students may select from a range of housing options at ICE– from dorms to luxury apartments – many of our international culinary students choose the comfort of a homestay. While enrolled, you have the option of living with a sponsoring host family, sometimes from your native country, so you can enjoy the comfort of your culture while experiencing America’s culture. We also have many dorms and apartments available in a variety of prices and locations throughout the region. What’s important is that you find a place that is comfortable, affordable and that fits your personal lifestyle. Click here for more information on ICE housing options.

ICE offers its programs to international students.All international students must apply for admission and be accepted before any student visa applications can be released. Our admissions team is here to help walk you through the process and ensure the success of your application. Click here to read and refer to the Reference Guide for International Students, which will help you understand the requirements for the visa process.

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International recruiters click here for more information.


*The 2018 International Student Promotion is currently only available for students enrolling in our NYC campus.

ICE offers its programs to international students.

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