Press Release: IBM and The Institute of Culinary Education to Publish a Cookbook of Chef Watson-Inspired Recipes
The Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) is one of the largest and most diverse culinary schools in the world. Established in 1975, ICE offers award-winning eight- to 13-month career training programs in culinary arts, pastry and baking arts, culinary management, and hospitality management-with more than 11,000 graduates and successful alumni who are leaders in the industry. ICE offers continuing education for professional development, hosts more than 600 special events, and has one of the world's largest recreational cooking, baking, and wine programs with more than 25,000 students annually. In 2015, marking the school's 40th anniversary, ICE will move to a new, transformative 74,000-square-foot facility at Brookfield Place in Lower Manhattan, designed for inspiration, creativity, and community. Visit us at www.ice.edu or join us @iceculinary to find your culinary voice.
IBM Watson: Pioneering a New Era of Computing: IBM Watson represents a new era of computing in which third party apps and systems will interact with human users more naturally, analyze volumes of data, understand complex questions posed in natural language, and propose evidenced-based answers that help improve decision making.
Fueled by innovation from a mission to transform industries and professions, Watson is uniquely positioned at the forefront of the new era of computing, evidenced by an unmatched demonstration of what cognitive systems can bring to transform decision making. IBM is delivering a range of cloud-based products and services to clients in industries such as banking, healthcare, insurance, retail, and education.
IBM is investing $1 billion into the Watson Group, focusing on development and research and bringing cloud-delivered cognitive applications and services to market. This includes $100 million available for venture investments to support IBM's ecosystem of start-ups and businesses building cognitive apps made with Watson.
For more information on IBM Watson, visit: www.ibmwatson.com. To join the social discussion about Watson, include the hashtag #ibmwatson. Follow Watson on Facebook and see Watson on YouTube and Flickr. Check out the IBM Watson press kit at: http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/presskit/27297.wss.