Terence S. Reis recently held the position as General Manager at the Drake Restaurant in Burlington, Iowa. Before moving to Iowa in the summer of 2004, he was a Culinary Arts Instructor at the Art Institutes International Minnesota, and is a "Certified Executive Chef" with the American Culinary Federation. His past culinary experience serving as Executive Chef with Hyatt, Hilton, Sheraton, Radisson hotels and private clubs where he has defined and cultivated his ice carving skills. He is a member of the St. Paul Festival and Heritage Foundation, which organizes the renowned St. Paul Winter Carnival, a 100 year old event. For the past 10 years, Mr. Reis has been the Coordinator of the Ice Carving competition held in Rice Park as part of the Winter Carnival celebration. This popular event draws highly acclaimed ice carvers on an international level to compete for the best in ice sculptures. Mr. Reis also works with the Minnesota Film Board where he has created ice sculptures for the movie "Jingle All The Way" starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and "Mighty Ducks Two". Mr. Reis' talents have been spotlighted on local TV as well as recently featured in "National Geographic Explorer", "Sports Illustrated", "International Titanic Exhibit", and "Good Morning America". He was featured in "Minnesota Monthly Magazine" January's 2002 issue, and received the "Chef's Professionalism Award" in December of 2002 from the American Culinary Federation St. Paul chapter. In 2003, he was certified as a "Professional Ice Carver" with the National Ice Carving Association in Chicago.