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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

    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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  • Llewellyn Correia, CIA culinary arts alumni, is executive chef at Wegman’s Food Markets.

    Alumni Spotlight

    Llewellyn Correia '92
    Regional Executive Chef, Wegman's Food Markets
    “I knew I wanted to be a chef from an early age because I always loved food. I love to share my knowledge of food with others.”
    Richard Blais, CIA culinary arts alumni, is founder of Trail Blais.

    Alumni Spotlight

    Richard Blais '98
    Restauratuer/Founder of Trail Blais
    Chef and consultant Richard Blais is best known for his appearances on Bravo’s Top Chef.
  • Food is big business, and you won’t find business education anywhere as food-focused as the CIA’s.
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