Chef and Restaurateur Marc Murphy is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education's career culinary arts program

Alumni Profiles

From award-winning chefs and food media pros to test kitchen directors and food entrepreneurs, our alumni continue to rank among the most noteworthy names in food and hospitality.

Click through the categories below for a taste of the many successful ICE alumni. 

ICE alumni are actively involved on campus while achieving success in the culinary and hospitality industries. We host graduates for guest lectures, demonstrations and professional development classes throughout the year. Follow alumni success stories inside and outside the kitchen on DICED

Gail Simmons is an ICE graduate

Gail Simmons

Special Projects Manager, Food & Wine Magazine
Judge, Top Chef
Food & Wine Magazine
New York, NY
Top Chef, Bravo TV
New York, NY, USA
Chef Marc Murphy is an ICE alum

Marc Murphy

Executive Chef, Benchmarc Restaurants
Benchmarc Restaurants
New York, NY
Chef Vivian Howard is an ICE Alum

Vivian Howard

Chef & Owner, Chef & The Farmer, Boiler Room, Benny's Big Time
Host, A Chef's Life
Chef & The Farmer
Kinston, NC
Boiler Room
Kinston, NC
Maxime Bilet is an ICE graduate

Maxime Bilet

Research & Development Chef, Modernist Cuisine
Modernist Cuisine/Modernist Cooks at Home
Seattle, WA
Pastry Chef Zac Young is an ICE Alum

Zac Young

Partner/Executive Pastry Chef, David Burke Kitchen
Owner/Pastry Director, Craveable Hospitality Group
David Burke Kitchen
New York, NY
Craveable Hospitality Group
New York, NY
Susan Stockton is an ICE graduate

Susan Stockton

Former Vice President of Culinary Productions, Food Network
Zoe Nathan is a graduate of ICE's culinary arts program

Zoe Nathan

Pastry Chef & Partner
Rustic Canyon Wine Bar & Seasonal Kitchen
Santa Monica, CA
Huckleberry Bakery & Cafe
Santa Monica, CA
Rick Mast is the owner of Mast Brothers Chocolate and an ICE Alum

Rick Mast

Owner, Mast Brothers Chocolate
Mast Brothers Chocolate
Brooklyn, NY
Chef Steve Samson is an ICE graduate

Steve Samson

Chef & Owner, Sotto
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Nikos-Roussos is an ICE alumni.

Nikos Roussos

Chef & Owner, Funky Gourmet
Funky Gourmet
Athens, Greece
Missy Robbins is an ICE alumni

Missy Robbins

Chef and Owner, Lilia
Chef and Owner, Misi
Brooklyn, NY
Tim Healea is an ICE Alum

Tim Healea

Pastry Chef & Owner
Little T American Baker
Portland, OR
Einav Gefen is an ICE alumni.

Einav Gefen

Research & Development Chef, Unilever Consumer Kitchens
Unilever Consumer Kitchens
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Sara Deseran is an ICE graduate

Sara Deseran

Director of Marketing + Branding, Tacolicious
Food Writer
Rommel Gopez is an ICE hospitality graduate

Rommel Gopez

Director of Guest Relations, Edison Hotel
Nick Jacobs

Nick Jacobs

General Manager, The Ritz-Carlton Doha
Dominick Maietta is an ICE alumni

Dominick Maietta

Chef de Cuisine, Coqueta Restaurant
Clarisa Martino is a Pastry Chef who graduated from ICE

Clarisa Martino

Executive Pastry Chef, Gato & Mesa Grill
Derek Nottingham is an ICE alumni.

Derek Nottingham

Resident District Manager, Bon Appetit Mgmt
ICE Ingredients