Food Is Big Business

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YEAR-ROUND ENTRY DATES
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Turn Your Passion Into a Dream Career

At The World's Premier Culinary College

You won’t find a culinary school in the world with the opportunities, connections, and college life you’ll enjoy at The Culinary Institute of America. Food is big business, and it’s at the core of everything you’ll learn in our bachelor’s and associate degree programs.

Our food-focused education model will help you take full advantage of the many career options available in the food business. Top employers look to the CIA when hiring, and when you have your CIA degree in hand, they’ll look to you.

News

As many as 200 students from the CIA are spreading out across Hyde Park and Poughkeepsie on Saturday morning, October 21 for the college’s first Community Outreach Day.
The CIA, in collaboration with Suntory Group, launched the second year of its Advanced Cooking: Japanese Cuisine course at the college’s New York campus.
The CIA is well-represented in Restaurant Hospitality magazine’s new list of the “25 Most Powerful Multiconcept Operators” in America.

Events

Oct
20
Watch the CIA associate degree graduation ceremony at our Hyde Park, NY campus.
Oct
24
Transfer Tuesday is an event for students wishing to transfer to The Culinary Institute of America. Get your culinary school questions answered now!
Oct
25
Admissions information event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America. Get your culinary school questions answered now!

Blog

Peeling peaches is the pits. And if you’re like us, you end up eating your weight in fresh peaches (ideally over the sink, with juice running down your arms) before you ever work up the motivation to cook or bake with them. But also if you’re like us, once you go through the effort of […]

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How do three months of planting and harvesting your own food on a farm sound? That’s exactly what I did in the CIA Farm-to-Table Concentration from May to July—learn how to grow and sustain a farm. During my time at the Greystone campus in St. Helena, CA, I took Ecology and Sustainability. In these classes, […]

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