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The CIA is Niche's 2018 Best Culinary School in AmericaYou 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

The tastes and culture of Mexico will be celebrated in San Antonio October 17–20. The CIA’s Latin American Cuisine Summit and Festival will focus on Mexico.
Riley Lagesen, founder and chair of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, was commencement speaker at the New York campus of the CIA on July 26.
Anne Fink, president of global foodservice for PepsiCo, delivered the commencement address to bachelor’s degree recipients at the New York campus of the CIA on July 25.

Events

Aug
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Admissions information event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America. Get your culinary school questions answered now!
Aug
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Admissions information and open house event for high school students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America.
Aug
28
Transfer Tuesday is an event for students wishing to transfer to The Culinary Institute of America. Get your culinary school questions answered now!

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9 things started CIA featured image

If you’re starting at The CIA this fall, then this is for you!  Here’s my list of things to know before arriving on campus. The “secret” way into the mailroom Go to the left of the Campus Safety building. Go up the stairs, enter in through the door, and take the door on your left. […]

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Photo of CIA's food dream scholarship winners

Every day, CIA students are living their culinary dreams, thanks to the generous support of alumni and friends of The Culinary Institute of America, as well as partnerships the college has with industry organizations. One such partnership is with the aptly named Food Dreams, a Jean-Georges Foundation. The nonprofit organization, co-founded by Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, […]

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“The first time I visited, I knew I had finally found a school that teaches the traditions of the world’s cuisines...It’s the best culinary school in the world.”
—Paul Bocuse, world-renowned chef and restaurateur