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.

Admissions

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

Restaurants

  • Since many of our restaurants rely on our students for the full CIA dining experience, please refer to www.ciarestaurantgroup.com 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

Anne Burrell, CIA culinary arts alumna, chef, and television host

Alumni Bio: Anne Burrell '96

Culinary Arts
Chef and Television Host

With her trademark spiky blond hair and pumped-up personality, Anne Burrell eliminates the intimidation of restaurant dishes and reveals concise, easy-to-master techniques for the at-home cook on her Food Network series, Secrets of a Restaurant Chef. Chef Burrell has also worked at some of the top restaurants in New York, studied the culinary landscape and traditions of Italy, and battled alongside Mario Batali on Food Network’s Iron Chef America.

Growing up in upstate New York, Chef Burrell developed a passion for food and cooking at an early age. After obtaining an English and Communications degree from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY, she pursued her interest in the restaurant business by enrolling at The Culinary Institute of America. Following graduation, Chef Burrell spent a year in Italy attending the Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners while working at La Taverna del Lupo in Umbria and La Bottega del’ 30, a one-Michelin star restaurant in Tuscany. During her time in Italy, she grew to truly appreciate and understand the philosophy of Italian cuisineand culture, which left a lasting impact on her culinary point of view.

Upon her arrival in New York City, Chef Burrell was hired as a sous chef at Felidia, working with Lidia Bastianich. She then served as a chef at Savoy, where she cooked over an open wood fire and created flavorful menus inspired by countries around the Mediterranean. Here, she developed her personal culinary style—a real love of rustic food made with pure and simple ingredients that have intense flavors.

Chef Burrell was the executive chef at Lumi and, shortly thereafter, joined the Batali-Bastianich empire to cook for special events at the Italian Wine Merchants. Her job also included traveling to offsite events with Mario Batali, who enlisted her as his sous chef when he was offered a spot as one of America’s Iron Chefs. In 2007, Chef Burrell was the executive chef at Centro Vinoteca in New York. The West Village hot spot became an instant hit with her “creative-authentic” Italian menu of small plates (piccolini), antipasti, pastas, and main courses accented by the bold, pure flavors for which she is known.

Chef Burrell has gone on to co-host Worst Cooks in America with Bobby Flay, Chefs Wanted with Anne Burrell, and starred in Next Iron Chef: Super Chefs. She has been a guest judge on Beat Bobby Flay and appeared on The Rachael Ray Show. In 2015, Chef Burrell won the fourth installment of the Chopped All-Stars Tournament winning $75,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.

She has authored two cookbooks: Cook Like a Rock Star and Own Your Kitchen: Recipes to Inspire & Empower. After an eight year hiatus, Chef Burrell returned to the kitchen with the opening of Phil & Anne’s Good Times Lounge in partnership with barman Phil Casaceli. The Cobble Hill, Brooklyn restaurant features American cuisine with an Italian influence.

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Phone: 845-452-9600