Students watch as an ICE chef instructor demonstrates a technique in their culinary arts class

High School Students

You’ve Just Graduated ... Now What?

Everyone knows about your love for the kitchen, the feeling of satisfaction and confidence you get when cooking. Your future seems closer than it did even a month ago and you're eager to turn that passion into a creative career in the culinary arts. But how do you make that a reality?

We know you have questions.

Is it worth the time and expense to go to a "traditional" college vs. culinary school? How will you get a job? Is it necessary to go to school or should you just look for a job in a kitchen? Relax, you've come to the right place. We've answered these questions for tens of thousands of talented, creative students like you.

Explore career opportunities inside and outside the kitchen, where ICE alumni have succeeded.