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

  • Read the basketball team roster for The Culinary Institute of America
  • 2017–18 Roster

    All home games are played in the Student Recreation Center on the campus of The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY.

    No. Name Ht. Yr. Hometown/High School
    1 Christopher Hritz 6’3” Fr. Strongsville, OH/Strongsville High School
    2 Brandon Medley 5’10” Fr. Sewell, NJ/Gloucester County High School
    3 Tariq Gorrell 5’9” Fr. East Brunswick, NJ/EBVT High School
    4 Aaron Ruzinsky 5’9” Fr. Houston, TX/Memorial High School
    11 Eric Eastman 6’0” Fr. Groton, NY/Lansing High School
    12 Romeo Joseph 6’2” So. Burnette Towers, VI/Charlotte Amalie High School
    13 Colton Griffith 6’5” Fr. Maybrook, NY/Valley Central High School
    20 Nestore Polce 6’4” Jr. Chelmsford, MA/Chelmsford High School
    21 Christopher Coley 6’3” Fr. Upton, MA/Blackstone Valley Regional High School
    22 Nico Christiansen 6’1” Sr. Santa Cruz, CA/Santa Cruz High School
    23 Sarina Schindler 5’8” Fr. Rochester, NY/Our Lady of Mercy High School
    30 Tue Vu 6’0” Fr. Woodbridge, CT/Amity Regional High School
    33 Steven Bujnowski 6’3” Jr. Mullica Hill, NJ/Gloucester Tech. High School
    34 Tyler Getrost 6’1” So. Redding, PA/Governor Mifflin High School
    35 Michael Riley 6’3” Jr. Sarasota, FL/Riverview High School
    40 Alberto Rodriquez 5’11” Fr. New Rochelle, NY/Salesian High School

    Head Coach: Tim McEnroe