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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

The CIA is hosting a free screening of Knife Skills, followed by a Q&A session with Chef Chrostowski, on Thursday, May 24 at 3 p.m.
In a year when women and people of color took center stage at the James Beard Foundation Awards, three female CIA graduates were big winners.
Instead of chef jackets & toques, some students at the CIA will soon be donning white beekeeping suits & hats with mesh face coverings for one of their classes.

Events

May
29
Admissions information event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America. Get your culinary school questions answered now!
May
30
Admissions information event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America. Get your culinary school questions answered now!
Jun
02
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!

Blog

MOST POPULAR INSTAGRAM PHOTOS FEATURED image

As you might imagine, The Culinary Institute of America posts some amazing food photos on our Instagram account. Here are 10 of the most popular posts so far from this year: #1   Gorgeous shot of this roasted vegetable salad courtesy of @phil.mansfield (CIA staff photographer)! • • Phil is busy developing a new elective […]

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Headshot photo of Kayla Howey, CIA culinary arts alumni

“The CIA has the best education and curriculum. That’s why I chose the school. And in the end, I felt I made the right decision.” Major: Culinary Arts (ACAP)  Job Title: Creator and Author of the blog The Original Dish; Corporate Chef and Food and Hospitality Director, Chicago Franchise Systems Location: Chicago, IL Kayla Howey is the […]

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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