Reduced Hours and Activities During Late July/August

We love to welcome campus visitors, but before you make your plans, please note that amazing changes are underway at the CIA campuses during the summer and our visiting hours and restaurant hours may be affected.

Please note that classes for degree and certificate program students at all of our U.S. campuses will not be in session from July 27–August 20, 2018. Classes will resume on August 21.

Admissions

  • The Admissions Office at all three campuses will be open to welcome prospective students and their families.

Restaurants

  • Since many of our restaurants rely on our students for the full CIA dining experience, please refer to www.ciarestaurantgroup.com for the most up-to-the-minute information.
  • At the New York campus, all restaurants will be closed during this period.
  • At the CIA at Greystone in St. Helena, California, The Bakery Café by illy will be open, but Gatehouse Restaurant will be closed.
  • At the CIA at Copia in Napa, California, The Restaurant at CIA Copia and Contimo Provisions will be open.
  • At the Texas campus, the CIA Live Fire Kitchen will be open Thursday–Sunday, and Nao will be closed.

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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

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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
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Transfer Tuesday is an event for students wishing to transfer to The Culinary Institute of America. Get your culinary school questions answered now!

Blog

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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 CIA gave me the chance to delve deeper into my own interests, skills, shortcomings, & ambitions to create my own career path.” Major: ManagementJob Title: Chef and Junior Video Producer for BuzzFeed’s Tasty Location: Los Angeles, CA When did you realize you wanted to go into this field?I’ve been cooking since I could stand […]

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