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


    CIA Campus Life

  • Food is Community

    One of the best things about being a CIA student is that even outside the kitchen or classroom, there’s still so much to do that revolves around the love of your life—food. No matter which campus you choose, there are plenty of activities for continued learning, networking, and fun.

  • NY Campus Life

    New York Campus—The Total Culinary College Experience

    So you want a world-class culinary education and an exciting student experience on a major college campus at the same time? Our dynamic and immersive main campus in Hyde Park, NY, is the place to do it. Everything you want in a rich college life is here—sports, clubs, student events, and tons of other great things to do.
    California Campus Life

    California Campus—A Food and Wine Lover’s Dream

    The two locations that comprise the CIA’s California campus—Greystone in St. Helena and Copia in Napa—offer some of the world's most unique and inspiring food and wine experiences. There are so many amazing conferences, research projects, special events, and education programs going on, you can’t help but get caught up in the excitement.
    TX Campus Life

    Texas Campus—A Vibrant Urban Learning Environment

    Located on the San Antonio River Walk, the CIA San Antonio attracts a unique blend of aspiring chefs, food lovers, and established culinary leaders. The campus is part of the historic Pearl complex, which features an exciting array of shops, restaurants, and other attractions.
  • 100% of CIA students get real-world experience during externships—there are more than 2,000 approved sites!