The Culinary Institute of America

  • CIA Student Profiles

    Students come to the CIA because food is their life and they want the best chance for success.

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  • Shreeya Adka, CIA baking & pastry arts student, was excited about baking but was a little fearful about the decision to attend culinary school half way across the world. Her parents strongly supported her decision as they understood her passion for baking.
    Shreeya AdkaBachelor's Degree in Baking and Pastry Arts Management
    Coimbatore, India
    Nicolas Anderson CIA ACE student and Coast Guard veteran
    Nicholas AndersonAssociate Degree in Culinary Arts for Advanced Career Experience Students (ACE)
    Yakima, WA
    Makenna Barnes, baking and pastry arts student at The Culinary Institute of America in CA.
    Makenna BarnesAssociate Degree in Baking & Pastry Arts
    San Diego, CA
    Andrew Belen, CIA baking and pastry arts student, chose the CIA as his culinary school because the amount of knowledge to be gained from the CIA’s chefs was unmatched.
    Andrew BelenBachelor's Degree in Baking & Pastry Arts Management
    Chicago, IL
    Avery Britton, CIA culinary arts student
    Avery BrittonAssociate Degree in Culinary Arts
    Kirkland, VA
    Nilson Chaves Netto, CIA culinary arts student, initially went to law school. Eventually, he realized his passion was to be in the kitchen and decided to pursue cooking at the CIA as a career.
    Nilson Chaves NettoAssociate Degree in Culinary Arts
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Haya Emaan, culinary science student at The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.
    Haya EmaanBachelor's Degree in Culinary Science
    Karachi, Pakistan
    Rodney Harvey, Culinary Arts student at The Culinary Institute of America - sm
    Rodney HarveyAssociate Degree in Culinary Arts
    Biloxi, MS
    US Army
    Liam Kamp, CIA student, Bachelor's in Culinary Arts Management and Applied Food Studies
    Liam KampBachelor's Degree in Culinary Arts Management and Applied Food Studies
    Monroe, NY
    Abby Kitchen, CIA culinary arts student attended a culinary arts program in high school.
    Abby KitchenBachelor's Degree in Culinary Arts Management
    Alexandria, VA
    Patrick Lobbes, culinary arts degree student at The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York
    Patrick LobbesAssociate Degree in Culinary Arts
    Zeeland, MI
    Sarah Lubitz, CIA student
    Sarah LubitzAssociate Degree in Culinary Arts
    Mobile, Alabama
    Jehan Luth, CIA culinary arts student, feels that the CIA has the best chef-instructors, best raw ingredients, best equipment, and certainly access to the best resources in the culinary field.
    Jehan LuthBachelor's Degree in Culinary Science
    Nashik, India
    Austin Markland, CIA baking and pastry student
    Austin MarklandAssociate Degree in Baking & Pastry Arts
    Bear, Delaware
    Michael McCarey, CIA baking and pastry arts student, chose the CIA because of 4 main reasons: the experience requirement, reputation, the cost (after receiving financial aid), and the bachelor’s degree.
    Michael McCareyBachelor's Degree in Baking and Pastry Arts Management
    Middletown, NY
    Daniel Medina, CIA culinary arts student, feels that the CIA delivers; professors and chef-instructors provide much information and hands-on experience to culinary school students.
    Daniel MedinaBachelor's Degree in Culinary Arts Management
    Paso Robles, CA
    US Army
    Damon Narkiewicz, CIA culinary arts student
    Damon NarkiewiczAssociate Degree in Culinary Arts
    Miami, Florida
    US Navy
    Becky Rodriguez, baking and pastry arts student at The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.
    Becky RodriguezBachelor's Degree in Baking & Pastry Arts Management
    Brunswick, OH
    Alexander Tan, CIA culinary science student
    Alexander TanBachelor's Degree in Culinary Science
    Manila, Philippines
    Aaron Tarpley, CIA student
    Aaron TarpleyBachelor's Degree in Culinary Arts Management
    Jacksonville, NC
    US Army
    Alexander Torres, culinary arts student at The Culinary Institute of America
    Alexander TorresAssociate Degree in Culinary Arts
    Springfield, MA
    Riddhi Venkateshwaran, culinary arts student at The Culinary Institute of America
    Riddhi VenkateshwaranBachelor's Degree in Culinary Arts Management
    Mumbai, India
    Robert R.J. Yoakum, Culinary Arts degree student and basketball player for The Culinary Institute of America
    Robert R.J. YoakumAssociate Degree in Culinary Arts
    Mission Viejo, CA
  • The Culinary Institute of America

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