The Culinary Institute of America

  • Admissions Receptions

    Learn about CIA degree and certificate programs and student life.

    Plus find out about exciting career opportunities in one of today's hottest industries—foodservice and hospitality—and discover why a degree from The Culinary is the credential to have.

    Bring your completed application to this event and you'll qualify for a $50 application fee waiver!

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    California

     

    UC San Diego—La Jolla, CA
    The Ida and Cecil Green Faculty Club
    9500 Gilman Drive #0121
    La Jolla, CA 92093

    September 30, 2014
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Bridget Kennedy
    Alumni Host: Barry J. Schneider `85

     

    Hanna's Restaurant and Bar—Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
    22195 El Paseo Suite 110
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

    October 4, 2014
    10 a.m.–12 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Bridget Kennedy
    Alumni Host: Sean A.M. Reynolds `08

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    Connecticut

     

    Lake of Isles at Foxwoods Resort Casino—North Stonington, CT
    1 Clubhouse Drive
    North Stonington, CT 06359

    September 8, 2014
    6:30–8:30 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Nicole Nickerson
    Alumni Host: Ben Young `99

     

    Stamford Yacht Club—Stamford, CT
    97 Ocean Drive West
    Stamford, CT 06902

    October 1, 2014
    6:30–8:30 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Nicole Nickerson
    Alumni Host: Quint Smith `83 and David S. Cingari `83

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    Florida

     

    Blue Bamboo Restaurant and Wine Bar—Jacksonville, FL
    3820 Southside Boulevard
    Jacksonville, FL 32216

    October 8, 2014
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jacqui Pressinger
    Alumni Host: Dennis S. Chan `00

     

    Orlando World Center Marriott—Orlando, FL
    8701 World Center Drive
    Orlando, FL 32821

    October 15, 2014
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jacqui Pressinger
    Alumni Host: Mark A. Beaupre '84

     

    Boca Raton Resort and Club—Boca Raton, FL
    501 East Camino Real
    Boca Raton, FL 33432

    October 22, 2014
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jacqui Pressinger
    Alumni Host: Andrew C. Roenbeck `84

     

    Epicurean Hotel—Tampa, FL
    1207 S Howard Avenue
    Tampa, FL 33606

    November 13, 2014
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jacqui Pressinger
    Alumni Host: Thomas E. Haines `83

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    Georgia

     

    103 West—Atlanta, GA
    103 West Paces Ferry Road
    Atlanta, GA 30305

    November 5, 2014
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jacqui Pressinger
    Alumni Host: I. Pano Karatassos '60

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    Illinois

     

    McCain Foods USA, Inc.—Lisle, IL
    2275 Cabot Drive
    Lisle, IL 60532

    September 29, 2014
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jessica Laycock
    Alumni Host: Mark L. Slutzky `95 and Brooke Brantley `97

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    Indianapolis

     

    Indianapolis Marriott Downtown—Indianapolis, IN
    350 W Maryland Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46225

    August 25, 2014
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jessica Laycock
    Alumni Host: Michael R. Vlasich, CEC, AAC `83 and Dominique LeBlanc Beers `08

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    Maine

     

    Varano's—Wells, ME
    60 Mile Road
    Wells, ME 04090

    October 6, 2014
    6–8 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Sarah Smith
    Alumni Host: Richard M. Varano `79

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    Maryland

     

    Maryland Live! Casino—The Prime Rib—Hanover, MD
    7002 Arundel Mills Circle
    Hanover, MD 21076

    November 3, 2014
    6–8 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jacqui Pressinger
    Alumni Host: Rodolfo A. Volpe, CEC `95

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    Massachusetts

     

    Jasper White's Summer Shack—Cambridge,MA
    149 Alewife Brooke Parkway
    Cambridge, MA 02140

    September 23, 2014
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Sarah Smith
    Alumni Host: Jasper K. White, III '76

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    New Hampshire

     

    The Barley House—Concord, NH
    132 North Main Street
    Concord, NH 03301

    October 16, 2014
    6–8 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Sarah Smith

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    New Jersey

     

    Pig and Prince Restaurant—Montclair, NJ
    1 Lackawanna Plaza
    Montclair, NJ 07042

    September 29, 2014
    6–8 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jeffrey DiGiacomo
    Alumni Host: Michael J. Carrino `01

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    New York

     

    Hudson House of Nyack—Nyack, NY
    134 Main Street
    Nyack, NY 10960

    September 17, 2014
    6–8 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Michael Brown
    Alumni Host: Kendell E. Brenner `88

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    Pennsylvania

     

    Wegmans—Timber Room—King of Prussia, PA
    1 Village Drive
    King of Prussia, PA 19406

    September 25, 2014
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jacqui Pressinger
    Alumni Host: Chris I. Happel `98

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    Texas

     

    BBVA Compass Building—Houston, TX
    2200 Post Oak Boulevard
    Houston, TX 77056

    September 10, 2014
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Kimberly Abbas
    Alumni Host: Darren B. Keeling, CCC `89

     

    Ferrari's Italian Villa—Addison, TX
    14831 Midway Road
    Addison, TX 75001

    September 22, 2014
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Kimberly Abbas
    Alumni Host: Nicholas A. Altero `14, Stefano F. Secchi `02

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    Virginia

     

    Clyde's of Tysons Corner—Vienna, VA
    8332 Leesburg Pike
    Vienna, VA 22182

    October 14, 2014
    6–8 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Katherine Mason
    Alumni Host: Brian C. Stickel `99, Megan A. Slack `14

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    Washington, DC

     

    Washington Marriott at Metro Center—Washington, DC
    775 12th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20005

    September 22, 2014
    6–8 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jacqui Pressinger
    Alumni Host: Stephen Malfatti `85

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    To RSVP for any of the above receptions, please call the Admissions Department at 1-800-CULINARY (285-4627), or fill out the online form.

    Most receptions include:

    • Refreshments and hors d'oeuvre
    • Discussion on careers and personal experiences by CIA grads
    • An admissions presentation
    • An opportunity to qualify for a $50 application fee waiver
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