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

Carol Hawran, CIA Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts

Faculty Bio: Carol D. Hawran ’93

Culinary Arts
Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts

AOS with high honors, CIA, Hyde Park, NY.

Professional Experience:
Co-owner, Executive Chef, The Millstone Café, Bakery, and Catering Co., Kent, CT. Assistant Professor in Culinary Arts, Manager of Food Purchasing, Assistant Manager of Storeroom Operations, CIA. Sous Chef, The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT; Troutbeck Country Inn & Conference Center, Amenia, NY. Baking/Pastry/Tournant Chef, Wine Spectator Greystone Restaurant, St. Helena, CA. Sales Representative, Guido’s Marketplace, Quality Wholesale Produce Co., Pittsfield, MA. Food Service Director, Summer Seasons, Northwaters/Langskib Wilderness Programs, Temagami, Canada. Graduate Fellow, St. Andrew’s Café and Fish Kitchen, CIA. Cook and Kosher Baker, Tuxedo Caterers, Raleigh, NC. On-site Party Cook, Mitchell’s Catering, Raleigh. Co-owner, Baker, Pannier Boulanger, Raleigh. Server, Bartender, Kitchen Manager, Crowley’s Old Favorites, Raleigh. Sous Chef and Bakery Manager, Peachtree at Sixforks, Raleigh. Pastry Chef, Museum Cafe, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh.

Employee of the Quarter, CIA, 2002.

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The Culinary Institute of America
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Phone: 845-452-9600