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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

News

The CIA announced the opening of the newest restaurant by the CIA Restaurant Group on the Hyde Park, NY campus.
Michael McGrath, chief executive officer for Newman’s Own, Inc., delivered the commencement address at the New York campus of the CIA on February 10.
The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded $80 million to a national public-private partnership in which the CIA a collaborating member.

Events

Events

Feb
22
Admissions information event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America. Get your culinary school questions answered now!
Feb
23
Admissions information event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio, TX.
Feb
24
Admissions information and open house event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America.

Blog

Christian Duncan, a food business management major in the CIA bachelor’s degree program, is president of the college’s Black Culinarian Society.

Christian Duncan, a food business management major in the CIA bachelor’s degree program, is president of the college’s Black Culinarian Society. The student organization has been busy preparing for and holding campus events for Black History Month and making a positive difference both at the CIA and in the local community. Here she dishes on […]

The post CIA Black Culinarian Society President Strives to Provide a “Gateway to Diversity” appeared first on CIA Culinary Blog | The Culinary Institute of America.


women in foodservice Tiffany_Poe_featured

From an early age, Tiffany Poe ’02 loved to speak the language of science. Naturally the idea of becoming a doctor just made sense. She began a degree in microbiology and was prepared to do whatever it took to succeed and make her way through school. So she applied for a server position at a […]

The post Women in Foodservice – She Speaks Food appeared first on CIA Culinary Blog | The Culinary Institute of America.


Exploring the “Why” of Food in Culinary Science

When I decided to do the bachelor’s program at the CIA, I really did not know what the Culinary Science degree was all about. I knew it was challenging, but I didn’t know anyone in the program; I didn’t even really know what culinary science was. I did know that you had to apply for […]

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Christian Duncan, a food business management major in the CIA bachelor’s degree program, is president of the college’s Black Culinarian Society.

Christian Duncan, a food business management major in the CIA bachelor’s degree program, is president of the college’s Black Culinarian Society. The student organization has been busy preparing for and holding campus events for Black History Month and making a positive difference both at the CIA and in the local community. Here she dishes on […]

The post CIA Black Culinarian Society President Strives to Provide a “Gateway to Diversity” appeared first on CIA Culinary Blog | The Culinary Institute of America.

women in foodservice Tiffany_Poe_featured

From an early age, Tiffany Poe ’02 loved to speak the language of science. Naturally the idea of becoming a doctor just made sense. She began a degree in microbiology and was prepared to do whatever it took to succeed and make her way through school. So she applied for a server position at a […]

The post Women in Foodservice – She Speaks Food appeared first on CIA Culinary Blog | The Culinary Institute of America.