The Culinary Institute of America

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Valuable Scholarships & Grants Available

Get started on your culinary journey with the help of generous CIA financial aid packages.

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Changing the World Through Food

Changing the World Through Food

Your passion for food can change the world

The Food Business School

The Food Business School

The CIA introduces the world’s first business school dedicated to food entrepreneurship & innovation.

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Our 49,000-strong network of alumni can testify to the exceptional value of a CIA education.


CIA Campuses Closed During Summer Break

We love to welcome campus visitors, but before you make your plans, please note the following schedule of campus closings at the CIA during our summer break.

All U.S. campuses will be closed July 30–August 22, 2016 and will reopen August 23. For all campus restaurant closures please refer to

Exceptions: During this period at our California campus, the Wine Spectator Greystone Restaurant, The Bakery Café by illy, and the Spice Islands Marketplace, will remain open, and cooking demonstrations, select boot camps, and weekend food and wine classes will be held. At our Texas campus, Nao Latin Gastro Bar will remain open (with select closings) as well.

Please plan accordingly. Thank you.

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