Guests having fun cooking at a special event at the Institute of Culinary Education

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Special Events & Hands-On Cooking Parties at ICE

ICE hosts over 500 culinary events each year, serving more than 20,000 guests. 

We offer adult daytime and evening cooking classes that are perfect for corporate entertaining, corporate team building and closing dinners, or for personal celebrations such as birthdays, bachelor parties, rehearsal dinners or special reunions.

Get a taste of what ICE has to offer your special event in the video of our New York special events below.

Combining the best elements of a party, a cooking class and an informal banquet, ICE cooking parties and group cooking events are an easy, seamless option when you want to celebrate with and entertain a group. 

Hands-On Fun for Your Special Event

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For more information on cooking classes or hosting a Special Event at one of ICE's premier facilities, click below to submit a request form or contact the Special Events Department directly:

• Los Angeles: (888) 659-CHEF or email Lachlan Sands at

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Guests get help cooking from an ICE instructor during a cooking party

Our staff is prepared for both the eager novice and the experienced home cook. The school's atmosphere lends itself to equal parts learning and participation, leavened with fun. You can choose from a variety of delicious themes for your culinary party: from an authentic steakhouse or a classic pizzeria, to beer and wine tasting events, ICE has an event to satisfy any appetite.