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

  • Ask the experts at the CIA - our chef-instructors, faculty members are available to discuss the food business, food culture, hospitality, baking and pastry, wine, nutrition, and of course, culinary techniques.
  • Ask the CIA Experts

    The Culinary Institute of America has more than 150 chef-instructors and professors from 19 countries, and they bring big-time industry chops from working in high-end restaurants, hotels, companies, and much more throughout the food business. Our chefs and faculty members are available for interview on a variety of subjects, and they are only a phone call or an e-mail away. Whether you are seeking an expert on basic baking & pastry or advanced culinary techniques, or perhaps trends in restaurant business or popular culture, table service, wine, health, and nutrition—CIA chefs add spice to any story!

    To request an interview with faculty at any of our four campuses, please call Jeff Levine at 845-451-1372, or e-mail at

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    Media Relations
    1946 Campus Drive
    Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
    Phone: 845-451-1372