Institute of Culinary Education

Culinary arts students at the Institute of Culinary Education, a leading culinary school in New York and Los Angeles

Welcome to the Institute of Culinary Education

Ranked No. 1 Culinary School in America*

Award-winning, vibrant and diverse, the Institute of Culinary Education has helped thousands of students find their culinary voices — and we're ready to help you find yours. With campuses in dynamic and exciting food cities — New York City and Los Angeles — ICE works at the forefront of the food and hospitality industries.

View of the iconic New York City skyline, home to the Institute of Culinary Education's flagship campus.

New York City

Welcome to New York City — one of the world's culinary and hospitality capitals. Our 74,000-square-foot facility in Lower Manhattan's Brookfield Place is an environment that encourages exchange and innovation, integrating all of ICE's award-winning culinary offerings.

225 Liberty Street - 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10281

(888) 354-CHEF

Palm trees line the streets of Los Angeles, home of the Institute of Culinary Education's California campus.

Los Angeles

Los Angeles is without a doubt one of the most exciting food cities in America. Launch your culinary career in this urban oasis for food and restaurant lovers. Our Los Angeles campus features 38,000 square feet of space dedicated to learning, innovation and creativity.

521 East Green Street

Pasadena, CA 91101

(888) 718-CHEF

Online Culinary Arts Training


If you’re unable to access an ICE campus, relocate or schedule consistent classes, you can still earn an ICE diploma in culinary arts. Gain foundational, professional training in the techniques and art of cooking — all from the convenience of your own kitchen.

Available to Students in Select States

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(888) 718-CHEF

The Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) is ranked the No. 1 Culinary School in America* and is one of the largest and most diverse culinary schools in the world. Established in 1975, ICE offers award-winning six to 13-month career training programs in Culinary Arts, Pastry & Baking Arts, Plant-Based Culinary Arts (formerly known as Health-Supportive Culinary Arts), Restaurant & Culinary Management and Hospitality & Hotel Management, plus professional development programs in Bread Baking and Cake Decorating — with more than 16,000 successful alumni, many of whom are leaders in the culinary and hospitality industries. ICE also offers continuing education for culinary professionals, hosts more than 500 special events each year and is home to one of the world’s largest recreational cooking, baking and beverage programs with more than 26,000 students annually. Click above to learn more about ICE's programs and campuses or join us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook at @iceculinary to find your culinary voice™


*USA Today 2019The Daily Meal 2016