Jan 28

NICA Education Conference has JOINED the 2017 Catersource Conference and Tradeshow in NOLA


NICA has begun development of an annual education conference to coincide with the Catersource Education Conference. This give NICA attendees 4 days of education and tradeshow presented by Catersource PLUS!!! NICA Ice Carving Workshops. Two days of in class, Two days of tradeshow floor time.

Gets you 4 days of education with full access to the Catersource education schedule PLUS!!!!! NICA Ice Carving Workshops!!! and the HUGE Catersource Tradeshow!!! The tradeshow has daily ice demos and time for our attendees to learn and share ideas. Be a part of the 2 day tradeshow with NICA and Elegant Ice Tools and Equipment.


Ice Carving Workshop: The art of faces, hands and torso. One of the most difficult forms of ice carving to master. Join Angelito Baban, the 2016 World Ice Carving Champion and Jess Parrish the 2015 World Ice Carving Champion for a 2 hour session on how to master faces, hands and torso.

What to Expect:

From the first call to the delivery, Ice Carving 101 for Catering with Ken Diederich, Executive Director NICA, Corporate Executive Chef American Dining Creations discusses what you can and should expect from a certified ice carver and NICA business member.

SIGN UP Today!!!! NICA17 Promo Code!!!!


Showpiece Ice Carving: Gold Medal Olympian and World Champion ice carver Aaron Costic, Owner of Elegant Ice Tools and Equipment will demonstrate his multi block design titled, Transcending Angel. This two hour segment will cover a vast amount of information for ice carving from design to execution.

Ice Carving Workshop: Beverage Ice How To… Chad Hartson, Owner of Ice Creations, Food Network Cake Wars Finalist and World Champion Ice Carver breaks it down a few ways to show you how to drive excitement with beverage ice.


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