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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

The CIA San Antonio is excited to announce Savor, a brand new restaurant coming to Pearl in January 2019.
Students in the CIA’s Food History class have been researching and curating a museum exhibit for the public, Appetites for Change: Foodways in Post-War America.
Ivan Orkin, chef and owner of Ivan Ramen, was the keynote speaker during commencement exercises at the New York campus of the CIA on November 30.

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14
Admissions information and open house event for adult & transfer students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America.
Dec
17
Admissions information event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America. Get your culinary school questions answered now!
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11
Admissions information and open house event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone. Get your culinary school questions answered now!

Blog

Photo of CIA baking student, Swati Zunzunwala.

“The CIA has helped me develop a strong work ethic. From finance to marketing to customer service, I believe every class at the CIA teaches you much more than just making food.” Major: Associate Degree in Baking & Pastry Arts Campus: Hyde Park, NY Hometown: Hingoli, Maharashtra, India How did you become interested in food? A trained engineer […]

The post Swati Zunzunwala – Student Bio appeared first on CIA Culinary School Blog.

omelet technique featured image

Hi, it’s Majestic again, back for more culinary science fun! Recently in one of my Flavor Science labs, we experimented with egg making. We made omelets! Everyone loves a hot fresh omelet, right? Creating an omelet is actually more complex than it seems. There are so many molecular properties involved that many people don’t consider […]

The post Stories from the Lab: Cooking Up an Omelet Experiment appeared first on CIA Culinary School Blog.

“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