INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS COME TO ICC, A GLOBAL LEADER IN CULINARY AND WINE EDUCATION
For more than 30 years, students from every corner of the world, representing more than 90 countries, have come to ICC for its high-caliber, fast-track culinary education. The curriculum draws inspiration from international influences, and a Grand Diplôme from ICC is a veritable passport for students to work in world-class kitchens anywhere.
ICC takes students from novice to professional culinary skill and education levels in six months. Our Total Immersion teaching method offers intensive hands-on instruction and puts students in the kitchen from the very first day. The school’s deans are cooking legends — Jacques Pépin and Jacques Torres — and a low student-to-teacher ratio assures students get the attention needed to flourish. An advisor dedicated to international students assists through the entire visa process and helps with the transition of starting school in a foreign country. ICC ensures each students gets the support not found at larger schools. Our best proof of the results: a hiring network of 15,000 remarkable graduates, including Bobby Flay, David Chang, Hooni Kim, Daisy Martinez and more.
CAN’T DECIDE BETWEEN CULINARY OR PASTRY & BAKING SCHOOL?
NOW YOU DON’T HAVE TO!
Check out ICC’s new Dual Diploma Program to see how you can complete a comprehensive professional culinary and pastry & baking education in just ONE year! Click here for more info.
ESL PROGRAM PARTNERS
ICC’s programs are academically rigorous and strong English language skills are essential. That’s why we’ve partnered with two ESL programs in New York CIty to help our students achieve the required level of English proficiency to attend ICC.
MEET YOUR INTERNATIONAL ADVISOR
Robin Hom began his career in education as a middle school math teacher, where he taught for many years in New York City. Realizing his culinary passion, he enrolled in ICC’s Professional Culinary Arts program. Upon graduation, he worked in several culinary fields such as Michelin starred restaurants, catering, and corporate, including test kitchens and television. Robin has also worked in ICC’s Career Services. As your dedicated International Student Advisor, Robin assists with the M1 student visa and I-20 application process, as well as with housing assistance.
A PRIME LOCATION IN NYC
Study in one of the culinary capitals of the world, and absorb everything Manhattan has to offer. Attending our culinary school in downtown’s Soho lets you experience a charming neighborhood of cobblestone streets, an artistic vibe and tremendous shopping and ethnic restaurants.
CULINARY + COLLEGE DEGREE
Through a special partnership with the prestigious New York City university The New School (known for its Parsons School of Design), ICC students can transfer as many as 60 culinary credits toward a Bachelor’s Degree (or 30 toward an Associate’s), offering the chance to get both a culinary education and college degree.
BUILT FOR LEARNING
ICC’s hands-on, Total Immersion curriculum is designed for you to be cooking or baking everyday from day one in professional kitchens with real-world workstations equipped with top-shelf ingredients and equipment. You’ll learn from full-time Chef-Instructors who are not only skilled chefs, but experienced educators providing mentorship for the next generation. ICC has graduates from 90+ countries with global success as chefs and owners.
Programs of Study:
- Professional Culinary Arts
- Professional Pastry Arts
- Art of International Bread Baking
- Cake Techniques & Design
- Intensive Sommelier Training
Culinary, wine and pastry classes are on a rolling basis and are scheduled throughout the year.
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International students who enroll for any of the above are eligible to apply for M-1 visas. Current F-1 visa holders have the added option of enrolling in other part-time evening programs or signing up for supplementary classes at ICC.