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  • CIA Students, Faculty, and Alumni

    The Culinary Institute of America isn’t just about having the best learning facilities and academic programs in the food industry—it’s about people. Whether it’s the phenomenal knowledge and dedication of our faculty, the boundless energy and enthusiasm of our students, or the wide-ranging successes of our alumni, the CIA family is rich with talent, personality, and passion.

    Explore the CIA through the people who have experienced it firsthand—our students, faculty, and alumni.

  • Explore the Faces of the CIA

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  • Gerard Fischetti, CIA Associate Professor—Business Management

    Faculty Spotlight

    Gerard Fischetti ’78
    Associate Professor—Business Management
    Learn more about Gerard Fischetti, faculty member at the CIA.
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    Alumni Spotlight

    Brandon Walker ’01
    Chef/Owner, Essie’s Restaurant
    Brandon Walker came to the CIA on the advice of a high school teacher. Once enrolled, he took advantage of everything the CIA had to offer...