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  • Asian Cuisine Studies
    Bachelor’s Degree Concentration

     

    Explore the indigenous foods of the “Silk Road” at the CIA’s Singapore location for one semester and learn authentic Asian dishes that have influenced the world. Embrace different ethnic and cultural points of view that prepare you for the world of food business. Through this concentration, you’ll study the foods and understand the historical context of China, Korea, Japan, Myanmar, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, and more.

    “My semester in Singapore really pushed me outside of my comfort zone. Learning about all of the new cooking techniques and ingredients really expanded my horizons. I would do it again in an instant!”—Samantha Wong, CIA Bachelor’s Degree Student
     

    Other highlights:

    • Explore Asia’s regional ingredients, preparation techniques, and iconic dishes.
    • Examine the history and global impact of Asian cuisine.
    • Meet with farmers, chefs, and educators; visit production facilities and farms; and sample local foods in a variety of locations throughout Asia.

    Learn more about travel abroad program to China.

    Only students in the CIA bachelor’s degree Food Business Management and Applied Food Studies programs are eligible for this concentration.

  • “Spending a semester in Singapore was one of the best experiences I’ve ever had. I gained incredible insight towards new cuisines and different ways of life. Living in Southeast Asia has better prepared me for working in an industry of very diverse people.”—Megan McLewin, CIA Bachelor’s Degree Student