Welcome to the No. 1 Ranked Culinary School in America*

Earn an Associate Degree in 14 Months

In just over a year, you can complete an associate's degree with real-world culinary experience in the industry, classic and global training in the kitchen, and a business plan with skills to own, operate or manage a food business. Start your journey at our Los Angeles campus, where you can combine hands-on cooking in Culinary Arts, Plant-Based Culinary Arts (formerly known as Health-Supportive Culinary Arts) or Pastry & Baking Arts classes with management training in the classroom and applied general education courses online on your own schedule.

*USA Today 2019

Begin your journey today…

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ICE has launched over 18,000 culinary careers. Yours should be next! Find your culinary voice.

  • Ranked the "No.1 Culinary School in America"*
  • Chef-instructors from top restaurants and food businesses.
  • Management training for restaurant operators and aspiring entrepreneurs.
  • Hands-on externships and networking opportunities.
  • Stellar job placement services and ongoing alumni support.
  • Our Student Housing partners offer options for dorms, apartments and homestays.

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

  • Opened in March 2018 and offers six- to 12-month Culinary Arts, Pastry & Baking Arts, Plant-Based Culinary Arts (formerly known as Health-Supportive Culinary Arts), and Restaurant & Culinary Management programs, in addition to the associate's degree programs.
  • Globally inspired curriculum that reflects the local culture, diversity and flavor of the Los Angeles food scene.
  • The 38,000-square-foot campus is designed for creativity and community with professionally equipped kitchens and a culinary technology lab outfitted with a tandoor, hearth oven, vertical rotisserie and modernist equipment.
  • Learning Resource Center is available for research and studying on campus.
  • Prominent local chefs and culinary experts visit for lectures, panels and demonstrations.

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