07. February 2012 · Categories: Alumni

ICE is proud of its alumni and their accomplishments. From four-star restaurants to food media, from test kitchens to personal chefs, our alumni continue to win awards, accolades and attention for their endeavors. ICE alumni are finding success in a plethora of different avenues in the food world. Check out just some of the alumni finding success and making recent headlines.

*Michal Shelkowitz (Pastry ’05) of Dovetail was nominated by Food & Wine for their People’s Best New Pastry Chef award. You can vote for her online.

*Gaetano Cortes (Culinary Management ’09) delivered over a dozen pizzas from his Long Island pizzeria, Umberto’s, to Indianapolis for the Super Bowl–winners, the New York Giants! Gaetano and the pizzas were featured in the New York Post, Wall Street Journal and Fox 5.

*Joncarl Lachman (Culinary Arts ’02) is happy to report that his first restaurant, HB Home Bistro is included in Michelin Guide’s group of recommended restaurants.

*Jeff Harris (Culinary Arts ’05) and his Dallas restaurant, Bolsa, were featured in an interview on the Dallas Observer.

*Marshmallows from Three Tarts, the bakery from alums Marla D’Urso (Pastry & Baking Arts and Culinary Management ’03), Sandra Palmer (Pastry & Baking Arts ’03) and Kiyomi Toda-Burke (Pastry & Baking Arts ’03), were seen on Good Morning America.

*Rory O’Farrell’s (Culinary Arts ’97) Water’s Edge was featured in a Daily News story about Restaurant Week.

*Dave Crofton (Pastry & Baking Arts ’03) and his wife Dawn Casale, the owners of One Girl Cookies, and their new book, One Girl Cookies, were seen on Eater.

*Sara Dima (Culinary Arts ’04) was mentioned in the New York Times‘s Diner’s Journal, along with chef Ilene Rosen, for 606 R & D, a home-style restaurant and bar they are opening in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn.

To connect with these ICE alumni and many more, you can connect with Career Services on Facebook or LinkedIn.

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