School counselors having fun at the 51

School Counselors

Encourage Your Students' Culinary Career Goals

When it comes to providing education and career guidance, there's no more valuable resource than highly informed school counselors and educators.

At ICE, we're committed to helping you better understand the wide range of career options in the food industry and how a foundation in culinary or hospitality education can make your students' culinary school dreams a reality.

ICE has dedicated School Counselor Coordinators who connect with a network of thousands of professionals in the vicinity of our campuses. These dedicated individuals will answer your questions about ICE, provide information to help your students make an informed decision about their future and discuss the key benefits that an ICE education can offer.

Explore the wide array of careers inside and outside the kitchen, where ICE alumni are succeeding.


Why choose ICE?

Culinary school students in the kitchen at the 51 Los Angeles

You’ve Come to the Right Place

ICE has launched more than 17,900 careers in the food world and produced generations of satisfied parents, counselors and students along the way. We couple individualized training with the extensive career placement services in the field, arranging hands-on externships at the industry's top food establishments and providing professional support to our graduates long after they leave our teaching kitchens. In short, our mission is to help each student find his or her culinary voice. 

A student finishes plating a dish in class at ICE

A Schedule and Curriculum for Every Student

ICE offers comprehensive diploma and associate degree programs (LA campus only) in the Culinary Arts, Pastry & Baking Arts, and Plant-Based Culinary Arts (formerly known as Health-Supportive Arts. We also offer diploma programs for Restaurant & Culinary Management and Hospitality & Hotel Management, all of which can be completed in just seven to 14 months. We have convenient morning, afternoon, evening and weekend classes starting each month throughout the calendar year. Our 74,000-square-foot professional facility in New York and our 38,000-square-foot professional facility in Los Angeles feature small, hands-on classes with attentive, distinguished chef-instructors. Students enjoy a global tour of culinary traditions and techniques and access to the highest quality ingredients, sourced from the same purveyors that cater to NYC and LA’s finest restaurants. In 2021, ICE also began offering students in select states the opportunity to enroll in online culinary arts programs.

Culinary Careers, a guidebook for those interested in the food and hospitality field

Join the Network

To request information to share with your students and colleagues, you can email or call (888) 997-CHEF for ICE’s New York campus or email or call (888) 718-CHEF for ICE’s Los Angeles campus. Our ICE School Counselor Coordinators will be happy to set up a personal or group tour of the school for you and your students, or provide detailed answers to any further questions you may have.