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
    U.S. Navy, U.S. Coastguard
    Hernan Angarita culinary arts student at The Culinary Institute of America.
    Hernan AngaritaBachelor's Degree in Culinary Science
    Caracas, Venezuela
    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
    Alexis Brown, CIA Baking and Pastry Arts student
    Alexis BrownAssociate Degree in Baking & Pastry Arts
    Kalamazoo, Michigan
    Zachary Bryant, baking and pastry arts student at The Culinary Institute of America
    Zachary BryantAssociate Degree in Baking & Pastry Arts
    Oxford, PA
    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
    Glenecia Gowens, CIA culinary arts student - small bio photo
    Glenecia GowansAssociate Degree in Culinary Arts
    Corinth, TX
    Rodney Harvey, Culinary Arts student at The Culinary Institute of America - sm
    Rodney HarveyAssociate Degree in Culinary Arts
    Biloxi, MS
    U.S. Army
    Paige Kehl, CIA baking and pastry arts student
    Paige KehlAssociate Degree in Baking & Pastry Arts
    Henderson, Nevada
    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
    Kevin Markey, CIA culinary arts student
    Kevin MarkeyAssociate Degree in Culinary Arts
    Petaluma, CA
    U.S. Navy
    Austin Markland, CIA baking and pastry student
    Austin MarklandAssociate Degree in Baking & Pastry Arts
    Bear, Delaware
    Damon Narkiewicz, CIA culinary arts student
    Damon NarkiewiczAssociate Degree in Culinary Arts
    Miami, Florida
    U.S. Navy
    Jeremy Sawyer, culinary arts management student at The Culinary Institute of America
    Jeremy SawyerBachelor's Degree in Culinary Arts Management
    Reno, NV
    U.S. Army
    Brynne Schlicher, CIA baking and pastry arts student
    Brynne SchlicherBachelor's Degree in Baking and Pastry Arts Management
    Middletown, PA
    Jeremiah Swain, CIA culinary arts student
    Jeremiah SwainAssociate Degree in Culinary Arts
    Atlanta, GA
    Aaron Tarpley, CIA student
    Aaron TarpleyBachelor's Degree in Culinary Arts Management
    Jacksonville, NC
    U.S. 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
    Olushola Wadley - CIA applied food studies student.
    Olushola WadleyBachelor's Degree in Applied Food Studies
    Brooklyn, NY
    Kyle Wagner, CIA culinary arts student
    Kyle WagnerAssociate Degree in Culinary Arts
    Cypress, TX
    Connor White, applied food studies student at The Culinary Institute of America
    Connor WhiteBachelor's Degree in Applied Food Studies
    Elmira Heights, NY
    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
    Cindy Yuong, CIA baking and pastry arts student
    Cindy YuongAssociate Degree in Baking & Pastry Arts
    Seattle, WA
  • The Culinary Institute of America

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    Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499

    845-452-9600

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