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Online Programs at ICE

The No.1 Ranked Culinary School in America – In Your Home*!

Comprehensive Training That Fits Your Schedule

Get ICE’s Expert Culinary & Hospitality Training — On Your Computer

After more than four decades teaching in two of the top gastronomic capitals in the United States, ICE is bringing top-tier culinary and hospitality education to students across the nation. Our online programs in Culinary Arts & Food Operations, Plant-Based Culinary Arts & Food Operations, Restaurant & Culinary Management and Hospitality & Hotel Management are revolutionizing the medium of online culinary and hospitality education through: 

  • Comprehensive, expertly-designed curricula that include instruction on theory and technical skills, business management and much more
  • Personalized one-on-one feedback from educators
  • Weekly lessons available to students live or on their own time

Enrollment in ICE’s online programs are currently available to students in select states. Click here for the full list of eligible states.

Find Your Culinary Voice — In Your Very Own Kitchen.

Each of our online programs offers the expert instruction guaranteed at ICE. Explore each program by clicking below.

Online programs at ICE

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Professional Training in Your Home

Once you’re enrolled in an online program at ICE, instruction is available at your fingertips. This means that you can access training from the No.1 ranked culinary school in America* without having to relocate to New York City or Los Angeles. Plus, with multiple programs offering the option to either attend classes live or on-demand, you can fit school into your schedule with little disruption. With all of the professional equipment and books you’ll need in the course sent to you after enrollment, our online programs will set you up for academic and culinary success.


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One-On-One Professional Instruction

The curricula for all of our online programs have been expertly-designed by our team of Chef-Instructors and faculty from ICE's New York and Los Angeles campuses. Those same educators are also here to help you every step of the way. Instructors regularly check in on online students’ progress and provide individualized feedback on all of your assignments.

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A Hands-On Industry Externship

The ICE career services team is available to you throughout your academic journey. For the final part of their program, students in the Online Culinary Arts & Food Operations, Online Plant-Based Culinary Arts & Food Operations and Online Hospitality & Hotel Management programs will work with their Career Services advisor to find an externship at a restaurant or hospitality business that aligns with their goals. At your externship, you’ll put your skills to the test in a professional setting, where you’ll have the opportunity to make connections in the industry and gain business knowledge you can use to launch your culinary career.

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Innovative, Essential Business Classes

All of ICE’s online programs feature management classes in varying capacities. This thorough instruction is crucial for anyone who aspires to own a business, manage other people or just be a compassionate, effective leader. The classes cover a range of topics — from menu design to marketing — and are taught by experienced management professionals.

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Photo credits: David Chang photo by Andrew Bezek; Thomas Keller photo by Deborah Jones; Mashama Bailey photo by Chia Chong

ICE Events and Extracurricular Programs At Your Fingertips

Experts from all over the nation visit ICE's campuses in New York City and Los Angeles (in person and virtually) to lead professional development classes, demonstrations, lectures and events — most of which are available to students and alumni for no additional charge. Online students can take advantage of these exclusive opportunities when they are available, to watch, interact with and ask questions of successful epicureans from various areas of the industry.