Reduced Hours and Activities During Late July/August

We love to welcome campus visitors, but before you make your plans, please note that amazing changes are underway at the CIA campuses during the summer and our visiting hours and restaurant hours may be affected.

Please note that classes for degree and certificate program students at all of our U.S. campuses will not be in session from July 28–August 21, 2017. Classes will resume on August 22.


  • The Admissions Office at all three campuses will be open to welcome prospective students and their families.


  • Since many of our restaurants rely on our students for the full CIA dining experience, please refer to for the most up-to-the-minute information.
  • At the New York campus, all restaurants will be closed during this period.
  • At our California campus locations (Copia and Greystone), The Restaurant at CIA Copia and The Bakery Café by illy will be open.
  • At the Texas campus, Nao will be open for lunch and the outdoor taco stand will also be open.

Shopping, Classes, and More for Enthusiasts

The New York Times: Tastes of Haute Cuisine From Tomorrow's Chefs

The institute, widely known as the C.I.A., has brought a new sort of religion to St. Andrew-on-Hudson, the former Jesuit seminary that became the C.I.A.'s home in 1972. The worldly monks of a century ago would likely smile upon the changes to their enclave. From its 41 kitchens and bake shops, four restaurants and a bakery-cafe, in addition to classrooms, lecture halls, cooking theaters, a recreation center and a gracious library, the C.I.A. churns out a class of newly minted chefs and food specialists every three weeks.

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