Green Festival Speakers

Alice Ayala



Alicia has two sons, Keith 25 and Izzy 20.  She worked at the World Trade Center for 4 years. She fell into the culinary arts by accident.  She wanted to earn some Christmas money so she started working for Buon Italia down in Chelsea Market. She was prep cook and manager. She enjoyed cooking so much that she decided to go for her culinary degree at The Institute of Culinary Education (I.C.E.).  During her studies there was an opening at the school for Registrar, Assistant Chef and Customer Service. She worked for I.C.E. for 5 years before she decided to go for her pastry degree.  Now she works for The Lower Eastside Girls Club.  She enjoys working with the girls and showing them how to bake cookies, cupcakes and brownies.