Food Is Big Business

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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

The 5th Annual Menus of Change Leadership Summit opened on June 20 by reflecting back on all that the initiative has accomplished to date.
The world’s premier culinary college and Chef Thomas Keller recently joined together to raise more than $500,000 for student scholarships.
The 2017 Menus of Change Annual Report was released today at the 5th Annual Menus of Change Leadership Summit by the chairs of the initiative’s two advisory councils.

Events

Jun
28
Admissions information event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America. Get your culinary school questions answered now!
Jul
03
Admissions information event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America. Get your culinary school questions answered now!
Jul
06
Admissions open house event for adult students wishing to attend The Culinary Institute of America.

Blog

After spending a few days in Lima, it was time for a change in scenery. A short one-hour flight later, we had gone from sea level to roughly 11,000 feet. It was my first time in an area of higher elevation, and I noticed that things seemed a little calmer than in the busy city […]

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On our third day in Paris, we had a very early wake-up call—3:30 a.m.! We quickly ate breakfast (a croissant and double espresso), and moved to our bus so that we could get to Rungis Market; sometimes referred to as the Belly of Europe. That’s probably because Marché d’Intérêt National de Rungis is the largest wholesale […]

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