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 27–August 20, 2018. Classes will resume on August 21.


  • 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 the CIA at Greystone in St. Helena, California, The Bakery Café by illy will be open, but Gatehouse Restaurant will be closed.
  • At the CIA at Copia in Napa, California, The Restaurant at CIA Copia and Contimo Provisions will be open.
  • At the Texas campus, the CIA Live Fire Kitchen will be open Thursday–Sunday, and Nao will be closed.

Shopping, Classes, and More for Enthusiasts

Anthony J. Chando, CIA Assistant Professor—Business Management

Faculty Bio: Anthony J. Chando

Business Management
Assistant Professor—Business Management

MBA, MS with distinction, Long Island University, Purchase, NY. BS, Fordham-Marymount College, Tarrytown, NY. Certificate, New York University Continuing Education. Certificate, Harvard Business School Publishing.

Professional Experience:
Management and Marketing Consultant. Financial Advisor Trainee, Morgan Stanley, NYC. Adjunct Instructor, Seminar Developer, Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, NY. Adjunct Lecturer, Visiting Assistant Professor, Course Developer—Direct Marketing, State University of New York at New Paltz. Guest Lecturer, Marymount Manhattan College, NYC. Director, Security and Safety, Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie. Career Advisor, Mill Street Loft, Poughkeepsie.

Award of Recognition—Business Instructor of the Year, Dutchess Community College. American Marketing Association (AMA) Certificate of Achievement/Contribution—Academic Year Advisor. Certificate of Recognition—Business Club Advisor. AMA Recognition Certificate—Marketing Presentation.

Advisor and Co-Advisor, AMA, New Paltz Chapter. Advisor, Business Student Organization.

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