An ICE career services advisor checks in an ICE student for the bi-annual career fair

Career Resources

Dream Big. Work Hard. Let Us Help.

You can see your success ahead. ICE partners with students and alumni in realizing their culinary career goals — every step of the way.

ICE graduates are sought after by the country’s finest chefs and culinary professionals.

Over the years, ICE alumni have won top industry awards and accolades, including James Beard Awards and nominations, Michelin Guide nods, Food & Wine “Best New Chefs” acclaim, and rave reviews in the LA Times and LA Weekly. The nationwide network of ICE graduates, alumni, employers and culinary leaders is truly impressive.

What ICE Can Offer You

students at career fair

Opening Doors

Within the course of every student’s education is a moment when he or she asks the question, “What do I want my career to look like?” At ICE, our experienced advisors provide students with personal mentoring and professional guidance, but most importantly, leverage ICE’s extensive network of contacts to open doors to the industry’s leading employers. 

A student gives the thumbs up with chefs at the CityMeals Chefs' Tribute

Networking & Volunteer Opportunities

ICE regularly provides students with the opportunity to work alongside some of the biggest names in the food industry. Whether it’s working a cookbook launch in ICE’s own demonstration kitchen or volunteering offsite at one of LA's high-profile food events, each culinary opportunity is an unmatched chance to expand your industry network. 

ICE alum Simone Tong with her mentor Wylie Dufresne

ICE Alumni

ICE is incredibly proud of its alumni and their accomplishments. From three-star restaurant chefs and leading roles in acclaimed restaurant groups to food content creators and culinary entrepreneurs, our alumni continue to win awards, honors and, most importantly, jobs! 

ICE graduate Chef Anthony Ricco at the Institute of Culinary Education

Chefs for Hire

When employers seek the best, they look to ICE. Our graduates enter the industry with the skills, confidence and ambition required to succeed in a wide range of roles throughout the food industry. What's more, we offer employers a seamless way to advertise opportunities to the ICE community.