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  • Feed Your Passion for the Culinary Arts

    The CIA is ready to help launch your career in the food business. Feel right at home among a community of friends, students, teachers, and alumni, all of whom share one thing in common—a passion for food.

  • High School Students - Student Wearing PPE

    High School Students

    Love food? Find out how the CIA will help you turn your passion into an exciting career.



    Transfer Students

    Transfer Students

    Learn how the credits you’ve already earned can help you get your CIA degree faster.



    Adult and Non-Traditional Students

    Adult and Non-Traditional Students

    Expand your marketability and career opportunities in food with a CIA degree and connections.



    International Students

    International Students

    Welcome! Join our diverse community of students and instructors who share your love of food.



    Veterans

    Veterans

    Discover resources, support, and how your benefits can cover up to 100% of your CIA tuition.



    Parents and Families

    Parents and Families

    Find out how the CIA offers your budding culinarian the best preparation for success.



    Teachers and Guidance Counselors

    Teachers and Guidance Counselors

    Check out free resources to help you nurture your students’ passion for cooking.



    Accepted Students

    Accepted Students

    Congratulations! You’ve been accepted to the CIA! Here’s what you should do next.



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  • Larry Forgione, CIA culinary arts alumni, is culinary director of CIA's Farm-to-Table curriculum.

    Alumni Spotlight

    Larry Forgione '74
    Culinary Director/Co-Founder, American Food Studies: Farm-to-Table Cooking
    “Only at the CIA will students get the chance to work with some of the greatest names in American food and develop an increased awareness about creating fresh food made with sustainable ingredients.”
    Kevin Ashade, CIA culinary arts alumni

    Alumni Spotlight

    Kevin Ashade '09
    Executive Chef & Owner, GourmEATS Catering Services
    "I loved the diverse student atmosphere and all of us coming together around food and our passion...I made lifelong friends at CIA!"
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