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First Fridays at ICE

Start Your Weekend Deliciously! (New York Campus)

Join us for the first friday of each month at ICE! 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

2018 Class Offerings
Current Classes

When Great Minds Combine: Collaboration in the Kitchen

Friday, April 6, 6-8pm

Featuring food and drink by:
Executive Chef, Consultant, and Author, Paul Liebrandt; and ICE Creative Director, Chef Michael Laiskonis.

Click here to register.

Past Classes

A Taste with Zero Waste: Sustainable Cooking Collaboration

Friday, February 2, 6-8pm

Featuring food and drink by:
ICE Director of Sustainability, Bill Telepan; and Founder of Burlap & Barrel, Ethan Frisch.

Spring Awakening: Classic Dishes Reimagined

Friday, March 2, 6-8pm

Featuring food and drink by:
ICE Director of Culinary Research, Chef James Briscione; and Executive Pastry Chef of The Clocktower, Brian Yurko.