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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.


The CIA hosts a public culinary conversation on Wednesday, October 24 at 7 p.m. in conjunction with the Mid-Hudson region’s Big Read.
Marc Hoffman, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Sunstone Hotel Investors, was commencement speaker at the New York campus of the CIA on September 28.
Continuing its tradition of training active duty members of the United States military and veterans, the CIA has been working with the U.S. Air Force to improve its foodservice team.


Watch the CIA associate degree graduation ceremony at our Hyde Park, NY campus.
Admissions information and open house event for adult & transfer students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America.
Admissions information event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America. Get your culinary school questions answered now!


Photo of James Bickmore-Hutt, CIA culinary science graduate

“The scientific process that you learn in this degree is second to none. You get very well prepared in the program here.” Major: Culinary Science Job Title: Culinary R&D Manager Corporate Chef, Dole Location: Westlake Village, CA James Bickmore-Hutt has risen quickly within the ranks at Dole because, he believes, the CIA’s Culinary Science degree […]

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photo of Nevielle Panthaky, CIA culinary arts graduate

“Whenever someone mentions the CIA, I think of home, gratitude, and excellence.” Major: Management Job Title: Vice President of Menu Innovation—Culinary, IHOP Location: Los Angeles, CA With a childhood spent in India, Africa, the Middle East, and Dubai, Nevielle Panthaky truly understands what it means to be a citizen of the world. He came to […]

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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