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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

News

Pete Seeger and the Hudson River are the focus of NDSO’s “American Songfest” concert on Sat., Apr. 22 at 8 p.m. in the Marriott Pavilion at the CIA.
This spring, Half Moon Theatre presents a play based on Anne Frank’s diary called Yours, Anne at the CIA’s Marriott Pavilion.
A faculty member at the CIA has won a prestigious award for his new cookbook for kids.

Events

Events

Mar
31
Admissions information and open house event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America.
Apr
03
Admissions information event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America. Get your culinary school questions answered now!
Apr
05
Admissions information event for students wishing to apply to The Culinary Institute of America. Get your culinary school questions answered now!

Blog

james beard awards 2017 featured

The James Beard Foundation Awards are considered the Academy Awards of food. And this year, 19 CIA graduates have been nominated for Beard Awards in chef, restaurant, service, wine, broadcast, and journalism categories.   The alumni nominees: Anthony Bourdain ’78, Best Television Program, On Location (producer): The Mind of a Chef Michael Cimarusti ’91, Best […]

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italy week featured 5 og

Cavalieri Pasta: We took a class field trip to Benedetto Cavalieri Pasta which is a fourth-generation pasta company which started in 1918. Cavalieri is in Maglie, Puglia which is about a 45-minute bus ride from Ugento. We got a tour of the factory which is the same factory that was started in 1918, by Andrea […]

The post Italia Per Due Week 5: Adam, Angela, and the Italian Concentration appeared first on CIA Culinary Blog | The Culinary Institute of America.


three pleasures dessert featured 2

How Sweet It Is–and Healthy, Too! We all have a sweet tooth – some more than others. But we so rarely have that healthy sweet option available to us.   Last summer at the CIA’s Menus of Change conference, Dr. Walter Willett of Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health mentioned his “three pleasures” […]

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james beard awards 2017 featured

The James Beard Foundation Awards are considered the Academy Awards of food. And this year, 19 CIA graduates have been nominated for Beard Awards in chef, restaurant, service, wine, broadcast, and journalism categories.   The alumni nominees: Anthony Bourdain ’78, Best Television Program, On Location (producer): The Mind of a Chef Michael Cimarusti ’91, Best […]

The post 19 Grads Earn James Beard Nominations appeared first on CIA Culinary Blog | The Culinary Institute of America.

italy week featured 5 og

Cavalieri Pasta: We took a class field trip to Benedetto Cavalieri Pasta which is a fourth-generation pasta company which started in 1918. Cavalieri is in Maglie, Puglia which is about a 45-minute bus ride from Ugento. We got a tour of the factory which is the same factory that was started in 1918, by Andrea […]

The post Italia Per Due Week 5: Adam, Angela, and the Italian Concentration appeared first on CIA Culinary Blog | The Culinary Institute of America.