ICC Alum Bobby Flay Profiled on CBS

ICC Alum Bobby Flay Profiled on CBS

“Cooking definitely saved my life,” says one of ICC’s most well-known graduates.

Excited and inspired, Bobby Flay went on to cooking school, graduating from New York’s French Culinary Institute (now the International Culinary Center) in 1984. Seven years later, he had a New York City place of his own: Mesa Grill.

He was all of 25 years old.

So did cooking save him? “Oh, totally,” he said. “Cooking definitely saved my life. I mean, I think I could’ve easily gone down a bad road, for sure.”

To read the full article on CBS Sunday Morning, click here: Bobby Flay’s recipe for success

This blog post was originally published by the International Culinary Center (ICC), founded as The French Culinary Institute (FCI). In 2020, ICE and ICC came together on one strong and dynamic national platform at ICE's campuses in New York City and Los Angeles. Explore your culinary education where the legacy lives on.

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