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.

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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

     

    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

     

    Wampanoag Country Club—West Hartford, CT
    60 Wampanoag Drive
    West Hartford, CT 06117

    October 28, 2014
    6:30–8:30 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Nicole Nickerson
    Alumni Host: Peter T. Joyce '93

     

    The Mory's Association—New Haven, CT
    306 York Street
    New Haven, CT 06511

    November 3, 2014
    6:30–8:30 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Nicole Nickerson
    Alumni Host: Jeff M. Caputo '89

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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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    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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    Michigan

     

    Ocean Prime—Troy, MI
    2915 Coolidge Highway
    Troy, MI 48084

    October 27, 2014
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jessica Laycock
    Alumni Host: Cameron Mitchell '86

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    New Hampshire

     

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

    October 15, 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

     

    dre's Real Food...Real Good—Newton, NJ
    188 Spring Street
    Newton, NJ 07860

    October 21, 2014
    6–8 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jeffrey DiGiacomo
    Alumni Host: Andre deWaal '88

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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 '04
    Alumni Host: Kendell E. Brenner '88

     

    Pasticceria Bruno—Staten Island, NY
    1650 Hylan Boulevard
    Staten Island, NY 10305

    October 11, 2014
    11 a.m.–1 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Michael Brown '04
    Alumni Host: Joseph A. Settepani '12

     

    Turning Stone Casino—Verona, NY
    5218 Patrick Road
    Verona, NY 13478

    October 18, 2014
    10 a.m.–12 noon
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    Admissions Counselor: Christopher Costa
    Alumni Hosts: Steven M. Batur '03 and Kevin M. Ford '05

     

    The Statler Hotel—Cornell University—Ithaca, NY
    The Rowe Room
    130 Statler Drive
    Ithaca, NY 14853

    October 19, 2014
    1–3 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Christopher Costa
    Alumni Hosts: Gregory N. Mezey '06 and Karen Mecum '79

     

    NYIT de Seversky Mansion—Old Westbury, NY
    800 Northern Boulevard
    Old Westbury, NY 11568

    October 28, 2014
    6–8 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Michael Brown '04
    Alumni Host: Robert Rizzuto '79

     

    Radisson Hotel—New Rochelle, NY
    One Radisson Plaza
    New Rochelle, NY 10801

    November 4, 2014
    6–8 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Michael Brown '04
    Alumni Host: William M. Rosenberg '92

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    Ohio

     

    Martini Modern Italian—Columbus, OH
    445 North High Street
    Columbus, OH 43215

    October 13, 2014
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jennifer Russell
    Alumni Host: Cameron Mitchell '86

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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

     

    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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    Washington

     

    Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes Catering—Seattle, WA
    4101 Airport Way South
    Seattle, WA 98108

    October 28, 2014
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Bridget Kennedy
    Alumni Host: Michael B. Chase '97

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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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