ICE helped me with the transition of my skills from an old industry to a new fast-growing platform, and gave me the basis to know, from the inside, how New York hospitality really operates.
Richard Sweret is a New York–based hospitality industry editor who provides leisure market business analysis for media outlets. Previously, Sweret was an Artist & Repertoire Vice President at music company SonyBMG, before switching to the hotel industry in 2011. Richard graduated from ICE with top honors, completed his hotel training with the sales and marketing staff at the Sheraton LaGuardia Hotel in Flushing, Queens, and soon after became general manager of the former Radisson Hotel Carteret (Hotel Executive Suites) near Newark Airport in New Jersey.
- Institute of Culinary Education, Hospitality, 2012