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!

    If no events are listed for your location, view our full admissions calendar for other upcoming events >

     

     

    California

     

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

    September 29, 2015
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Allison Stapleton
    Alumni Host: Barry J. Schneider '85

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    Florida

     

    KC American Bistro—Naples, FL
    885 Vanderbilt Beach Road
    Naples, FL 34108

    September 24, 2015
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jacqueline Pressinger
    Alumni Host: Keith R. Casey '98

     

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

    September 27, 2015
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jacqueline Pressinger
    Alumni Host: Thomas E. Haines '83

     

    Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa—Manalapan, FL
    100 S. Ocean Boulevard
    Manalapan, FL 33462

    October 15, 2015
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jacqueline Pressinger
    Alumni Host: Josh E. Thomsen '91

     

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

    October 27, 2015
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jacqueline Pressinger
    Alumni Host: Dennis S. Chan '00

     

    J.W. Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes—Orlando, FL
    4040 Central Florida Parkway
    Orlando, FL 32837

    October 30, 2015
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: xxx
    Alumni Host: Jadan R. Sheive '06

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    Georgia

     

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

    November 18, 2015
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jacqueline Pressinger
    Alumni Host: I. Pano Karatassos '60

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    Massachusetts

     

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

    October 19, 2015
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Sarah Smith
    Alumni Host: Jasper K. White, III '76  

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    Michigan

     

    Local Kitchen and Bar—Ferndale, MI
    344 W. 9 Mile Road
    Ferndale, MI 48220

    September 15, 2015
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jessica Laycock
    Alumni Host: Rick Halberg '77

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    New Jersey

     

    Picnic On The Square—Ridgewood, NJ
    26 Wilsey Square
    Ridgewood, NJ 07450

    September 14, 2015
    6–8 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Nicole Nickerson
    Alumni Host: Christine E. Nunn '03

     

    Wegmans—Bridgewater, NJ
    734 US Highway 202
    Bridgewater, NJ

    October 6, 2015
    6–8 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Nicole Nickerson
    Host: Wegmans

     

    Village Green Restaurant—Ridgewood, NJ
    36 Prospect Street
    Ridgewood, NJ 07450

    November 2, 2015
    6–8 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Nicole Nickerson
    Alumni Host: Kevin J. Portscher '02

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    New York

     

    The Inn at Fox Hollow—Woodbury, NY
    7755 Jericho Turnpike
    Woodbury, NY 11797

    October 13, 2015
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Scott Van Osten
    Alumni Host: Anthony D. Cinicola '96

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    Pennsylvania

     

    The Hotel Hershey—Hershey, PA
    100 Hotel Road
    Hershey, PA 17033

    September 17, 2015
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Jacqueline Pressinger
    Alumni Host: Kenneth A. Gladysz CEC '88

     

    Wegmans—King of Prussia, PA
    1 Village Drive
    ' King of Prussia, PA 19406

    September 22, 2015
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Terri Parks
    Alumni Host: Chuck J. Berardi, CCC '78

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    Texas

     

    Bayou Club—Houston, TX
    8550 Memorial Drive
    Houston, TX 77024

    September 17, 2015
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Kimberly Abbas
    Alumni Host: Lester A. Binnick, CEC, ACE '81, Jeremy R. Sawyer '15

     

    Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas—Irving, TX
    4150 N. Macarthur Boulevard
    Irving, TX 75038

    October 13, 2015
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Kimberly Abbas
    Alumni Host: James E. Tidwell, Jr. '98

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    Virginia

     

    Clyde's Willow Creek Farm—Broadlands, VA
    42920 Broadlands Boulevard
    Ashburn, VA 20148

    September 28, 2015
    7–9 p.m.
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    Admissions Counselor: Mackenzie Mantegazza
    Alumni Host: Brian C. Stickel '99

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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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