We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
An average cooking experience

For my recent trip to New York, I decided to book a cooking workshop with ICE. Having been... read more

Reviewed November 29, 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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 April 9, 2018
New Jersey
Read all 36 reviews
All photos (12)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good13%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible16%
29 Nov 2018
“An average cooking experience”
9 Apr 2018
“You learn, you cook, you eat! This is fun!”
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...more
225 Liberty St, 3rd Floor, New York City, NY 10281-1008
Battery Park City
+1 212-847-0700
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around New York City
from US$20.00
More Info
from US$69.00
More Info
from US$37.02
More Info
from US$13.44
More Info
Reviews (36)
Filter reviews
34 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 34 reviews
Reviewed November 29, 2018

For my recent trip to New York, I decided to book a cooking workshop with ICE. Having been attending workshops regularly in my own country, I had high expectation of cooking workshop in ICE. I booked a Couples workshop - Bourbon Steakhouse. What made it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PassionBaker
Reviewed April 9, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank 937conniek
Reviewed March 8, 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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank kerrie_leigh
Reviewed February 12, 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

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank MarisaK181
Reviewed November 20, 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

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank brennemantravel
Reviewed September 30, 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

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed August 19, 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

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank GWW
Reviewed May 18, 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

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank MrsRAZRHWK
Reviewed May 1, 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

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank usbar
Reviewed November 5, 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

Date of experience: August 2015
5  Thank Allenia J
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 494 nearby hotels
Conrad New York
3,920 reviews
.20 km away
New York Marriott Downtown
2,031 reviews
.40 km away
World Center Hotel
1,194 reviews
.42 km away
Club Quarters Hotel, World Trade Center
1,941 reviews
.42 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 16,031 nearby restaurants
Hudson Eats
180 reviews
.05 km away
Blue Smoke Battery Park City
520 reviews
.16 km away
Le District
445 reviews
.03 km away
P.J. Clarke's on the Hudson
436 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 4,819 nearby attractions
The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
86,574 reviews
.29 km away
One World Observatory
22,872 reviews
.23 km away
St Joseph's Chapel Catholic Memorial at Ground Zero
1,198 reviews
.19 km away
One World Trade Center
606 reviews
.21 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Institute of Culinary Education staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines