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2 CIA Grads Named Food & Wine's Best New Chefs for 2017. Congrats to Nina Compton '01 and Diego Galicia '10.   Read More
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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

News

Making the Food & Wine Best New Chefs list is often a sign of greater things to come in the culinary world. The magazine’s class of 2017 includes two graduates of the CIA.
Kamal Grant, a 2004 graduate of the CIA’s New York campus and a U.S. Navy veteran, delivered the commencement address at the San Antonio campus of his alma mater on April 13.
Michael White, chef and owner of New York City-based Altamarea Group, was keynote speaker at graduation ceremonies at the New York campus of the CIA on April 13.

Events

Events

Apr
24
Admissions information event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America. Get your culinary school questions answered now!
Apr
28
Admissions information and open house event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America.
May
12
Admissions open house event for adult students wishing to attend The Culinary Institute of America.

Blog

Is it possible for the skills of an economist, chef, advocate, and entrepreneur to reside within one person? They sure can, and Wendy Stuart ’09 is living proof. Her journey to becoming co-founder of The Wide Net Project may seem circuitous but each step brought her closer to the real fusion of her skills.   […]

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Employers from some of the top restaurants, hotels, and companies in the food business explain why they turn to the CIA when looking for leaders. On-campus Career Fairs at the college give students a golden opportunity to network and make valuable connections that often lead to great jobs in their chosen fields.

The post Leading Food & Hospitality Employers Want CIA Students appeared first on CIA Culinary Blog | The Culinary Institute of America.


Do you like ice cream? Maybe chocolate milk? Gummy bears? Okay, maybe something a little healthier like a salad—with your favorite dressing? Do you ever wonder how those gummy candies are gummy? Or how the chocolate milk and ice cream coat your mouth oh so decadently, or why salad dressing coats each little leaf of […]

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Blog

Is it possible for the skills of an economist, chef, advocate, and entrepreneur to reside within one person? They sure can, and Wendy Stuart ’09 is living proof. Her journey to becoming co-founder of The Wide Net Project may seem circuitous but each step brought her closer to the real fusion of her skills.   […]

The post Casting a Wide Net appeared first on CIA Culinary Blog | The Culinary Institute of America.

Employers from some of the top restaurants, hotels, and companies in the food business explain why they turn to the CIA when looking for leaders. On-campus Career Fairs at the college give students a golden opportunity to network and make valuable connections that often lead to great jobs in their chosen fields.

The post Leading Food & Hospitality Employers Want CIA Students appeared first on CIA Culinary Blog | The Culinary Institute of America.