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At The World's Premier Culinary College

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

Students in the CIA’s Food History class have been researching and curating a museum exhibit for the public, Appetites for Change: Foodways in Post-War America.
Ivan Orkin, chef and owner of Ivan Ramen, was the keynote speaker during commencement exercises at the New York campus of the CIA on November 30.
On December 5, the New York Blood Center and The Culinary Institute of America are teaming up once again for a blood drive.

Events

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

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Image of David Pacifico, CIA culinary arts degree alumni

“For me, the CIA was the best in the world. When I graduated, I was overwhelmingly prepared for my future.” Chef David Pacifico is a perfect example of how a degree from The Culinary Institute of America can take you in many different directions in your professional life. As a private chef for a family […]

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What could be better than a service that features job opportunities from employers who specifically want your skills? How about a service that you have free access to as a CIA student and as a graduate! It’s called Culinary Connect, and it’s only an Internet connection away. Find an internship Most CIA students first encounter […]

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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