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

Students of the Art & Science of Brewing course at the CIA examine beer brewing equipment.

Course Bio: Art and Science of Brewing

Brew beer! In this bachelor’s program elective, you’ll work in a real brewery right on campus, creating a selection of beers to be sold in the CIA’s campus restaurants and bakery café. You’ll learn everything from history to marketing to the basics of how to brew beer. It’s a completely immersive beer education.

“Tap” into brewing beer at the CIA’s New York campus! In this bachelor’s program elective, you’ll work in a real brewery and craft beers to be sold at the CIA’s acclaimed campus restaurants, which serve more than 330,000 customers annually. Learn the science and history of beer brewing, as well as marketing strategies used by top beer companies. This is the perfect opportunity if you plan to manage brew pubs, advance retail sales for breweries, or lead beverage programs.

Other highlights:

  • Explore beer ingredients, the basic organic chemistry and biology of beer, and brewing equipment and techniques.
  • Learn food and beer pairing, how to maintain proper beer offerings in dining establishments and breweries, and the business of the beer industry.
  • Work on campus in The Brewery at the CIA, where you’ll craft the college’s two flagship brands—Cleaver IPA and Mise en Place Wit—as well as a rotating lineup of “class project” seasonal beers.
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Admissions Office
1946 Campus Drive
Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
Phone: 1-800-CULINARY
Alt. Phone: 845-452-9430
Fax: 845-451-1068