The Culinary Institute of America

  • Cat Cora, CIA culinary arts alumni, is an Iron Chef, executive chef at Bon Appetit, and author.

    Spotlight On: Cat CoraAssociate Degree in Culinary Arts

    Cat Cora is known around the world as the only female Iron Chef on Food Network’s Iron Chef America. It was her culinary expertise and flair that enabled her to join the ranks of such Iron Chef luminaries as Bobby Flay, Mario Batali, and Masaharu Morimoto. As executive chef for Bon Appétit magazine, Cat brings that talent to bear every day. And these days she’s also become known for her humanitarian projects. In 2005, she co-founded Chefs for Humanity, a coalition of chefs and culinary professionals who raise funds and provide resources for humanitarian aid, nutritional education, and hunger-related initiatives.
  • Faces of the CIA

    Sure The Culinary Institute of America has world-class facilities and a reputation for education excellence. But when it gets right down to it, it’s the amazing people who have made—and will continue to make—the CIA experience something truly unique and special. Whether it’s the phenomenal knowledge and dedication of our instructors, the great energy and enthusiasm of our students, or the wide-ranging success of our alumni, these members of the CIA family enrich the world’s premier culinary college in so many ways.

  • The Culinary Institute of America

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    Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499

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