Five Ways to Taste Fall Flavors with ICE
NYC's Biggest Food Festival, New Classes, a Can't-Miss Brunch and More
Celebrate pumpkins, squash and even harvest macarons at ICE's most exciting October and early November happenings. The New York City Wine and Food Festival is throwing five of its coveted annual events at our Lower Manhattan campus; you can be the first to take new recreational classes with seasonal themes; and Director of Sustainability Bill Telepan is hosting another Zero Waste brunch at Oceana.
Meet the Culinary Entrepreneurs
Indian food expert Maya Kaimal founded an eponymous food and product line in 2003 and has written two cookbooks, and a variety of articles and recipes. The Julia Child Award-winning author and experienced teacher has built a brand out of cuisine expertise and capitalized on a niche market. She'll share her success selling sauces, grains and chips online and at nationwide retailers via Maya Kaimal Fine Indian Foods on Oct. 4.
Register here for Meet the Culinary Entrepreneurs lectures, including Missy Robbins in November.
New York City Wine and Food Festival
The city's biggest annual celebration of food and celebrity chefs will host five hands-on cooking classes at ICE, Oct. 13-14. Get tickets early to make some of your favorite comfort foods with your favorite chefs at nycwff.org.
- Cake Decorating Master Class with Flour Shop’s Amirah Kassem
- Cocktail Making Master Class with Death & Co.’s Alex Day
- Dumpling Making Master Class with Mimi Cheng’s Hannah and Marian Cheng
- Lasagna Making Master Class with Don Angie's Angie Rito and Scott Tacinelli
- Pizza Making Master Class with Marc Vetri of Vetri, Osteria and Pizzeria Vetri
Fall Recreational Classes
ICE's recreational division hosts more than 2,000 classes that are open to the public a year. In addition to repeat favorites, such as knife skills and cooking essentials, this season brings events celebrating the best fall ingredients and destinations, including:
- All About Pumpkins, Oct. 12
- Fresh and Fast Vegan Suppers for Fall, Oct. 25
- Autumn in Provence, Oct. 26
- Italian Harvest Dinner, Oct. 29
Sweet Dessert Celebrations
Creative Director Michael Laiskonis will showcase his latest developments from the pastry lab on Oct. 9, followed by a few new classes for developing your dessert repertoire with ICE's pro chef-instructors:
- One Sweet Dough, Many Desserts, Oct. 10
- Chocolate Indulgence, Oct. 13
- Surprise Inside Cakes, Oct. 17
- Harvest Macarons, Oct. 19
First Friday Friendsgiving Prep
ICE' First Fridays series features drinks by some of NYC’s finest mixologists, sommeliers or brewers, followed by themed culinary demonstrations with tastings. Start your weekend deliciously: you’ll learn new recipes from New York City chefs, so you can throw the ultimate Friendsgiving! First Fridays at ICE are free for current career students and alumni, $30 for the general public.