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An AICD graduate proudly
finishes one of his projects
- a perfect 20 inch sphere -
Student ice carver
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About Paul Germain
About Our Adjunct Instructors
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Chef Ray Duey

To call him an artist is an understatement at best. In fact, Chef Ray is known for taking any fruit or vegetable, and turning the ordinary into something extraordinary. Having spent the last two decades developing his skill and creating spectacular carvings for weddings, events, classes and seminars, he literally mesmerizes onlookers with his creative sculpting.

For a glimpse into some of Chef Ray’s amazing works of art, visit

Be sure to read what chefs and career ice carvers have shared about their experience at AICD.

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Jimmy Zhang graduated from the Culinary Arts Institute in China in 1989 as chef with a personal interest in the ancient fruit and vegetable carving art.

In 1998, Chef Jimmy came to the United States making his mark in the US professional culinary carving world with his unique talents and his vast experience in the Chinese art of fruit and veggie carving. Chef Jimmy has earned many medals for top positions at culinary competitions in the U.S.

For a glimpse into some of Chef Jimmy's amazing works of art, visit

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