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The Institute of Culinary Education

225 Liberty St, 3rd Floor, New York City, NY 10281-1008
+1 212-847-0700
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You learn, you cook, you eat! This is fun!

Probably best to do with friends but ok if solo. Recreational classes hold about 15-20 people... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
937conniek
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New Jersey
So much fun and I learned a lot too!

I brought my Mother here for her birthday. We took a difficult, labor intensive Tuscan cooking... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
kerrie_leigh
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Montclair, New Jersey
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ICE features award-winning career training programs in the Culinary Arts, Pastry & Baking Arts, Culinary Management and Hospitality Management, as well as one of the world's largest catalog of recreational cooking, baking and wine education classes in the nation, as well as hands-on cooking parties for private and corporate events. Over 26,000 people a year enjoy 1,500 recreational classes -- learning techniques, skills and experiencing flavors from every corner of the culinary world. Our recreational cooking classes are offered day and night, 355 days a year. Located in the heart of Manhattan, ICE has 14 state-of-the-art kitchens - the same as the pros use - filled each day with cooking, learning, tasting, and fun.
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225 Liberty St, 3rd Floor, New York City, NY 10281-1008
Financial District
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Probably best to do with friends but ok if solo. Recreational classes hold about 15-20 people interested in learning a little more about food. This is first hand access to unbelievable chefs. Hundreds of cuisines and cooking experiences to choose from. Classes last about 4...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

I brought my Mother here for her birthday. We took a difficult, labor intensive Tuscan cooking class with 5 people. We made 8 dishes over 4.5-5 hour period and not only learned a lot, but the other people in the class were friendly and the...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2017

My husband and I enjoy taking cooking classes occasionally to switch things up a bit. I initially bought him a class at ICE as part of his anniversary gift and we signed up for a brunch class in November. We went to the class and...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is our third visit to the Institute of Culinary Education in New York and all three have been memorable and above everything else just plain fun. If you enjoy food and drink and are the least bit interested in learning techniques from real professionals,...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2016

We had a great team building experience at ICE and thoroughly enjoyed producing then eating what we had cooked. The evening was very informal but we had a tour of the facility, a glass of wine then we got our hands dirty so to speak...More

1  Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

Just finished my 4th class at ICE, the first at their new location. If you are a fan of cooking shows, then this is your place. An expert chief leads you thru prep and execution of a gormet meal. The work stations are fully equipped...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2016

Excellent class - learned alot. Very cool facility! Felt like a pro! Would definitely return for another class. If you are trying to improve your skills, this is the place! Also a really fun thing to do with a group of friends or treat a...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2016

Excellent experience in ICE's new location. Four hours of hands-on learning in modern professional kitchen with other enthusiastic strangers, bonding over chopping boards, steaming pots, and a well-seasoned, well-deserved meal. Instructor and staff shared their culinary expertise, their passion for delicious foods, and their sense...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2015

Horribly experience. After looking into school to attend for cake decoration. I came across Institute of culinary education for professional cake decoration course. This was suppose to fun learning experience . I was extremely happy to start class. After a month into the program the...More

4  Thank Allenia J
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Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

My second class, but first in a stunning location at the World Trade Center. Few technical glitches as they just moved, but classes are great. Really interactive, I have been easy to incorporate into my home routine almost all of the recipes. My friend and...More

Thank ldjs
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