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At The World's Premier Culinary College

The CIA has received multiple awards, including the 2017 WebAward for Best University Website.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

When the CIA began its Worlds of Flavor® International Conference and Festival in 1998, American chefs had little exposure to authentic culinary cultures from as far afield as Tunisia, India, Peru, or Mexico.
A program at the CIA to feed the hungry of the Hudson Valley has proven so successful among the college’s faculty and students that it has expanded from once-a-week delivery to three days each week.
Ted Hall, president and CEO of Long Meadow Ranch & Affiliates, spoke at the CIA at Greystone’s certificate graduation on April 12.

Events

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Admissions information and open house event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America.
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Admissions information and open house event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio.

Blog

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The Culinary Institute of America has an outstanding retention rate compared to other colleges and universities in the United States, but that fact does not guarantee a favorable experience for every student. Many CIA students still struggle with common problems, like homesickness, depression, and feelings of being alone and overwhelmed. So how can you increase […]

The post How to Make the Most of Your CIA College Experience appeared first on CIA Culinary Blog | The Culinary Institute of America.

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Food and wine aficionados gathered on Saturday, April 7 to attend one of Napa Valley’s greatest annual events: bASH! Presented by Appellation St. Helena (ASH), whose mission is to promote St. Helena as one of the greatest winemaking regions in the world, the event took place in the historic Barrel Room at The Culinary Institute […]

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“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