ICE Director of Student Affairs Andy Gold recently returned from a trip to Indonesia where he worked at the United States Embassy teaching to the Council of Chefs, a group of Indonesian chefs with different culinary backgrounds, established by the Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS) Jakarta. Council members include nutritionist and author Edwin Handoyo Lauwy, chef Muchtar Alamsyah and baking and pastry chefs Ucu Sawitri and Haryanto Makmoer.

During his travels, Chef Andy was interviewed for several TV stations and news segments as well as interviews for several popular Indonesian blogs, newspapers and magazines. Chef Andy also worked closely with ICE Alumni Hall of Achievement member Chef Jill Sandique of Manila and the Indonesian Council of Chefs to cook five dishes created by Chef Andy for an audience of over 200 members of the press, television and media on live TV. More…