Liquid Intelligence with Dave Arnold

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

The Science and Techniques of Making Cocktails with Dave Arnold

Delve into inventive spirits with the mastermind of cocktail technology himself, Dave Arnold. Paralleling the structure of his book, Liquid Intelligence, this one-day course will explain the theory of classic cocktail technique, balance and recipe development. Arnold will build upon the fundamentals of traditional cocktails to teach new bar techniques, with a focus on that which can be applied to any bar situation, as well as incorporating more demanding, and sometimes expensive, techniques. Gain an understanding of the advancements in cocktail technology and why, when, and how to use these new techniques.

What You’ll Learn:

  • The effects of shaking techniques
  • How stirring works
  • The rules of cocktail specs
  • Using cocktail rules to develop new drinks
  • Using culinary acids in a juice program
  • Ways to manage and produce ice
  • Rapid infusions using ISI whipper
  • Fat washing techniques
  • Milk washing techniques
  • Juice shake techniques
  • Carbonation techniques
  • Centrifugation techniques

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About Dave Arnold: Associate Dean of Culinary Technology
After teaching at ICC from 2005 to 2011 Dave Arnold opened Booker and Dax, a bar devoted to cutting-edge cocktail techniques and launched Booker and Dax Equipment, designing equipment for chefs and home cooks. Dave is the author of the James Beard and IACP award-winning book Liquid Intelligence, host of the weekly podcast Cooking Issues on Heritage Radio Network, and founder of The Museum of Food and Drink. To support MOFAD and their upcoming exhibitions, please click here.

CLASS SCHEDULES
None Scheduled.
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Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment. This class is also open to students 13 – 15 years of age, but they must be accompanied by an enrolled adult.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Oct 2018

CHOCOLATE TREATS & TRUFFLES


10/27/2018 -

10/27/2018 – $195
Sat 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

HANDMADE PASTA


10/27/2018 -

10/27/2018 – $195
Sat 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Nov 2018

CUPCAKE DECORATING


11/03/2018 -

11/03/2018 – $195
Sat 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

FRENCH CLASSICS: COQ AU VIN & MORE


11/03/2018 -

11/03/2018 – $195
Sat 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

MACARONS & MADELEINES


11/10/2018 -

11/10/2018 – $195
Sat 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

DOUGHNUTS, FRITTERS & MORE


11/17/2018 -

11/17/2018 – $195
Sat 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

FRENCH CLASSICS: SOUPE DE POISSONS


11/17/2018 -

11/17/2018 – $195
Sat 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Dec 2018

CREAM PUFFS, ECLAIRS & MORE


12/01/2018 -

12/01/2018 – $195
Sat 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

HANDMADE PASTA


12/01/2018 -

12/01/2018 – $195
Sat 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

NYC FAVORITES: BAGELS


12/08/2018 -

12/08/2018 – $195
Sat 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Other One Day Classes

Olive Oil Sommelier Certification: Course Two

Course Two is designed to hone your sensory assessment skills in olive oil. Dive deeper into olive oil chemistry, testing methods and quality standards in day one. With an emphasis on advanced sensory assessment techniques, you’ll continue to sample oils from around the world.

Days two and three are reserved for instructional tasting exercises where you’ll put what you’ve learned into action—participating in formal proficiency testing and selective trials to identify cultivars, the presence and degree of defect and quality characteristics. Students who complete both courses, One and Two, and meet proficiency benchmarks will receive their Olive Oil Sommelier Certification.

Executive Director, Olive Oil Sommelier Certification program: Curtis Cord, publisher of Olive Oil Times and president of the New York International Olive Oil Competition.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
  • Production, processing and olive oil chemistry
  • Sensory evaluation and advanced analysis
  • Sensory perception and health
  • Testing methods and advanced sensory assessment techniques
  • Proficiency testing and instruction
TUITION INCLUDES
  • Application fee
  • Books and supplies
  • Certified cobalt tasting glass
  • Certificate of completion at course end

Note: Olive Oil Sommelier Certification is a two-course comprehensive, certification series. As a pre-requisite, successful completion of Olive Oil Sommelier Certification, Course One (18 hours) is required prior to attending this course. Completion of both courses is required for certification.

About Olive Oil Times Education Lab:

The Olive Oil Times Education Lab supports projects that foster a greater understanding of olive oil through collaborative initiatives with partner organizations. Olive Oil Times is an independent online publication, and the leading source of olive oil industry news and information.

CLASS SCHEDULES

05/16/2019

05/18/2019 – $1400
Thur-Sat 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Oct 2018

ARTISANAL BREAD BAKING


10/29/2018 -

11/02/2018 – $1,575
Mon-Fri 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Nov 2018

CULINARY TECHNIQUES


11/05/2018 -

01/23/2019 – $8,200
Mon & Wed 5:45 pm – 10:45 pm

Dec 2018

CHOCOLATE, CANDY & CONFECTIONS


12/03/2018 -

12/07/2018 – $1,030
Mon – Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

ESSENTIALS OF FINE COOKING


12/03/2018 -

12/07/2018 – $1,750
Mon-Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Jan 2019

CULINARY TECHNIQUES


01/07/2019 -

02/04/2019 – $8,230
Mon-Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

PASTRY TECHNIQUES


01/07/2019 -

02/04/2019 – $6,800
Mon-Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

ARTISANAL BREAD BAKING


01/28/2019 -

2/1/2019 – $1,575
Mon-Fri 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF FINE COOKING


01/28/2019 -

02/06/2019 – $1,750
Mon, Wed, & Fri 5:45 pm – 10:45 pm

Feb 2019

ESSENTIALS OF PASTRY ARTS


02/04/2019 -

02/08/2019 – $1,550
Mon-Fri 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Mar 2019

FOOD STYLING FOR MEDIA


03/01/2019 -

03/02/2019 – $595
Fri & Sat* 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
*Saturday classes are 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

UPCOMING CLASSES

Olive Oil Sommelier Certification: Course One

In this first level, 3-day course, we will examine the history and cultivation of the olive tree and delve into harvest and the methods used in olive oil production. We will taste samples from around the world and learn to recognize olive oil defects and sensory attributes.

Executive Director, Olive Oil Sommelier Certification program: Curtis Cord, publisher of Olive Oil Times and president of the New York International Olive Oil Competition.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
  • Olive tree history, cultivation and harvesting
  • Production and processing
  • Grades and standards
  • Introduction to sensory assessment, tasting techniques and food pairings
  • Olive oil defects and positive attributes
  • Introduction to olive oil chemistry
  • Olive oil cultivars
  • Regional sensorial characteristics
TUITION INCLUDES
  • Application fee
  • Books and supplies
  • Certified cobalt tasting glass
  • Certificate of completion at course end

Note: Olive Oil Sommelier Certification is a two-course comprehensive, certification series. Completion of both courses is required for certification. This course, Olive Oil Sommelier Certification: Course One, is a prerequisite for Olive Oil Sommelier Certification Course Two.

About Olive Oil Times Education Lab:

The Olive Oil Times Education Lab supports projects that foster a greater understanding of olive oil through collaborative initiatives with partner organizations. Olive Oil Times is an independent online publication, and the leading source of olive oil industry news and information.

CLASS SCHEDULES

05/13/2019

05/15/2019 – $1,400
Mon-Wed 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

UPCOMING CLASSES

Oct 2018

ARTISANAL BREAD BAKING


10/29/2018 -

11/02/2018 – $1,575
Mon-Fri 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Nov 2018

CULINARY TECHNIQUES


11/05/2018 -

01/23/2019 – $8,200
Mon & Wed 5:45 pm – 10:45 pm

Dec 2018

CHOCOLATE, CANDY & CONFECTIONS


12/03/2018 -

12/07/2018 – $1,030
Mon – Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

ESSENTIALS OF FINE COOKING


12/03/2018 -

12/07/2018 – $1,750
Mon-Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Jan 2019

CULINARY TECHNIQUES


01/07/2019 -

02/04/2019 – $8,230
Mon-Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

PASTRY TECHNIQUES


01/07/2019 -

02/04/2019 – $6,800
Mon-Fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

ARTISANAL BREAD BAKING


01/28/2019 -

2/1/2019 – $1,575
Mon-Fri 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

ESSENTIALS OF FINE COOKING


01/28/2019 -

02/06/2019 – $1,750
Mon, Wed, & Fri 5:45 pm – 10:45 pm

Feb 2019

ESSENTIALS OF PASTRY ARTS


02/04/2019 -

02/08/2019 – $1,550
Mon-Fri 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Mar 2019

FOOD STYLING FOR MEDIA


03/01/2019 -

03/02/2019 – $595
Fri & Sat* 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
*Saturday classes are 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

UPCOMING CLASSES

Food Styling For Media

MAKE MOUTHS WATER

Behind every mouthwatering food image is an accomplished food stylist—and the tricks of the trade are essential to transform ordinary plates into irresistible eye candy. This course, taught by experienced food stylist Louise Leonard, will help launch your career as you learn to apply what you learn in the kitchen to the field—from building your own food styling kit, to learning how to style for different media, to gaining hands-on styling experience for an assortment of dishes.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
  • How to style food for TV and video
  • How to work with “trouble” foods, i.e., foods notoriously difficult to style
  • Prop styling – choosing the rights props for certain foods
  • The best ways to style process shots and plated shots
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Louise Leonard is a chef, food personality, stylist, beer lover and recipe developer living the bi-coastal life in L.A. and NYC. She was crowned the winner of Season 2 of ABC’s hit, The Taste, proving that her food tastes as good as it looks. 

Louise specializes in cooking with beer, wine and spirits and is an advocate of local breweries, wineries and distilleries; she is also a contributor to Kin Community, YouTube’s #1 multi-channel for women, as host, recipe developer and stylist. Other work includes styling for the Emmy award-winning show Top Chef and Top Chef Masters, The Chew, Access Hollywood, Next Food Network Star and recipe development for Vegetarian Times.

The Wisconsin native received degrees in Journalism and Spanish at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, studied at Universidad Compultense de Madrid, and eventually earned a Grand Diplome in Professional Culinary Arts at The French Culinary Institute (now ICC).

CLASS SCHEDULES
Classes start year round

03/01/2019

03/02/2019 – $595
Fri & Sat* 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
*Saturday classes are 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

06/07/2019

06/08/2019 – $595
Fri & Sat* 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
*Saturday classes are 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

TUITION INCLUDES:
  • Full, two-day food styling course participation
  • Hands-on Total Immersion instructions
  • Supplies
GET STARTED:
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Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

Culinary Entrepreneurship

Immersive, Food Focused, Startup Course.

Culinary Entrepreneurship (formerly Restaurant Management) provides you with the tools, mindset and resources needed to launch a new business within the growing food industry.

Watch the video to hear from ICC Graduate and Meatball Shop Founder Michael Chernow

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THE ICC ADVANTAGE

Designed by industry experts and world-class academics, ICC’s Culinary Entrepreneurship program (formerly Restaurant Management) demystifies the start up process by guiding students through the steps of business planning in an immersive mentoring environment. Just like the startup environment this 90-hour program is fast-paced and intense. In just six weeks students apply learned business tools and concepts to develop their own business plan.

LEARN FROM EXPERTS
Access Our Network

ICC’s instructors and network of industry leaders provides the ideal environment to cultivate the next generation of food entrepreneurs. Receive expert instruction from world-class academics such as the prestigious Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, the innovative Meyers USA & more.

Our instructors provide real-world experience, mentorship and support that build both confidence and skills. You’ll benefit from building and maintaining these valuable relationships long after the program ends.

KEEP YOUR DAY JOB (FOR NOW)
Flexible Schedule With Real World & Online Units

The program is offered in a flexible blended-format that combines face-to-face instruction with online learning. Comprised of six 8-hour in-person sessions and 42-hours of online coursework, you’ll be able to access coursework, materials, community and support when it’s most convenient for you.

FOOD CENTRIC, STARTUP FOCUSED
Learn Critical Business Skills For Any Venture

Designed for aspiring food entrepreneurs, each week you’ll complete project-based assignments to test your business assumptions while receiving support and feedback from your instructors.  These weekly assignments build off of and support the next as you work towards developing your business plan.

  • Foundations of successful entrepreneurship
  • How to write a business plan
  • Key elements of concept design and business modeling
  • Tools for evaluating the marketplace
  • Effective brand building
  • Feasibility techniques for financing
  • Effective cash flow management
  • Front & Back of house management
  • Food product manufacturing & distribution best practices
  • Importance of team building and leadership management
  • How to pitch your idea and source funding

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN IN 6 WEEKS

  • Session 1: Entrepreneurship
    What does it mean to be an entrepreneur? Are you ready to build your business? Discover how culinary entrepreneurs approach business modeling and execute on opportunity.
  • Session 2: Concept Development
    Most critical to the success of any new venture is a clearly defined concept. This is a deep dive into the key elements of concept design & defining your brand.
  • Session 3: Marketing
    A successful marketing strategy is the foundation of a successful business. Your marketing plan will define your measures of success and how you plan to get there.
  • Session 4: Finance
    Get hands on with start up and operational financing. Learn how to effectively build out and analyze financials in order to quantify your assumptions and goals.
  • Session 5: Operations
    What do you actually have to “do” to launch your venture and manage it day-to-day? Operations is the tactical plan of activities and processes that support your launch and manage your business.
  • Session 6: Practice Pitch
    Practice pitching your idea to industry and investment experts.

In addition to completing weekly business plan assignments online, students also complete topic-specific online modules, designed to narrow the focus on topics relevant to their business goals. Topics include:

  • Human Resources & Personnel Issues
  • Real Estate
  • NYC Licensing & Permitting
  • Managing Revenue
  • Food Costing
  • Building a Brand
  • Designing & Implementing a Beverage Program
  • Social Media
  • Facility Design & Construction
  • Kitchen & BOH Management
  • Food Products 101

HEAR FROM RECENT GRADS

ANNIE SHAMOON
Restaurant manager heading back home to Dallas to fill a void with a neighborhood café.

ERICA BARRETT
CEO at Southern Culture Artisan Foods taking her already successful business in a new direction.

NISRINE ABOUCHACRA
Career changer planning to make the world a healthier place by opening the café of her dreams.

NICK MEYER
Professional chef and ICC grad from NY planning to stay “local” with his café venture.

Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment.

CLASS SCHEDULES
Classes start year round

For more class dates throughout the year, please contact David Lopez at dlopez@culinarycenter.com or +1 (646) 254-7522

Daytime – Sat – 6 Weeks
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Upcoming Classes:
01/26/2019

02/23/2018 – $6,950

09/14/2019

10/19/2019 – $6,950

Click here for details about the Stacy’s Scholarship For Female Culinary Leaders for this program.
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TUITION INCLUDES:
  • Application fee
  • 24/7 online access and support