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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 presents a new video series—Olive Oils from Spain—to educate chefs across any dining venue about the Mediterranean diet & cooking with this versatile ingredient.
Richard Coraine, chief of staff at Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG), delivered the commencement address at the New York campus of the CIA on November 9.
Educator, farmer, and food justice activist Leah Penniman returns to the CIA for a lecture on Wednesday, November 14 at 11 a.m.

Events

Nov
20
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!
Nov
20
Transfer Tuesday is an event for students wishing to transfer to The Culinary Institute of America. Get your culinary school questions answered now!
Nov
26
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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Image of CIA culinary science student Majestic Lewis-Bryant

“I have met so many different people from all over the world through the CIA. A lot of my classmates are international students, and I don’t feel like I would have had the opportunity to meet and work with so many of them if I had chosen to go to another school.” Major: Bachelor’s Degree in […]

The post Majestic Lewis-Bryant – Student Bio appeared first on CIA Culinary Blog | The Culinary Institute of America.

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Carrie Bradshaw once said, “New York is not a city, it’s a world.” I had the incredible opportunity to take on the Big Apple with my hospitality management class. A rainy Monday didn’t stop us from getting on the ride that would take us to our anticipated adventure. The Itinerary: Morgan Stanley Headquarters Morgan Stanley […]

The post Meet Me in NYC: Hospitality Management Field Trip appeared first on CIA Culinary Blog | The Culinary Institute of America.

“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