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First Fridays at ICE

Start Your Weekend Deliciously!

Join ICE for the first annual First Fridays at ICE series! Each evening will begin with a drink tasting session by one of NYC’s finest mixologists, sommeliers, or brewers. It will be followed by two culinary demonstrations, with tastings, performed by premiere New York City chefs and pastry chefs. Start your weekend deliciously—you’ll learn new recipes and have the opportunity to hang out with NYC’s top tastemakers! First Fridays at ICE are free for current career students and alumni; general public, $30.

Students and alumni should register with customer service at 212-847-0770 or email

2017 Class Offerings
Current Classes

One's Trash, Another's Treasure: Recipes to Reduce Waste

Friday, October 6, 6-8pm

Featuring food and drink by:
Chef of North End Grill, Eric Korsh
Pastry Chef Shuna Lydon
Vice President and Beermaker of Toast Ale, Madeleine Holtzman

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An Autumn Harvest

Friday, November 3, 6-8pm

Featuring food and drink by:
Executive Chef of The William Vale, Anthony Ricco
Pastry Director of Craveable Hospitality Group, Zac Young
Matthew Eisenman of Woody Creek Distillers

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Food and Wine from Spain

Friday, December 1, 6-8pm

Featuring food and drink by:
Chef-Owners of La Vara, Txikito, El Quinto Pino, and Tekoa, Alex Raij and Eder Montero
Dean of Bread Baking at ICE, Sim Cass
Director with Foods from Spain, Jeffrey Shaw

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