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.

Admissions

  • The Admissions Office at all three campuses will be open to welcome prospective students and their families.

Restaurants

  • Since many of our restaurants rely on our students for the full CIA dining experience, please refer to www.ciarestaurantgroup.com 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.

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Culinary News from The Culinary Institute of America

The CIA Profiled on National Television

CBS Sunday Morning Features College that Changed “How Chefs Were Taught”

Hyde Park, NY – More than six million television viewers learned about “The CIA’s recipe for success” last weekend, when CBS Sunday Morning produced a feature segment about the world’s premier culinary college under that headline.

The four-minute story, narrated by correspondent Serena Altschul, aired in conjunction with graduation season for colleges and universities around the country. It included interviews with students and CIA President Tim Ryan, plus visits to several teaching kitchens, classrooms like the Wine Studies lecture hall, and the 3D printing lab.

Accompanied by historical photos of the CIA’s early days, Altschul related how it was founded in 1946 as a “trade school for 50 GIs returning from World War II. It would go on to change how chefs were taught.”

Dr. Ryan explained that before the CIA, chefs learned their craft through the European apprenticeship model, often for three years or more. “You’re going to be an indentured servant,” he says. “Then in 1946, along comes the CIA and completely blows up that notion on how chefs are not just trained, but educated.”

That education includes more than learning how to cook. In addition to its unparalleled culinary and baking and pastry education, the CIA now offers bachelor’s degree programs in Food Business Management, Culinary Science, and Applied Food Studies, with a new Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management launching in 2018.

The CBS Sunday Morning segment, along with recipes from the CIA and links to the college’s food enthusiast and degree programs, can be found on the CBS website.


Photo Caption:

CBS Sunday Morning profiled The Culinary Institute of America on May 28, 2017, including visits to kitchens and classrooms and interviews with CIA President Tim Ryan and several students. (Credit: Courtesy CBS News)


Media Contact:

Jeff Levine
Communications Manager
845-451-1372
Jeff.Levine@culinary.edu


Founded in 1946, The Culinary Institute of America is the world’s premier culinary college. Dedicated to developing leaders in foodservice and hospitality, the independent, not-for-profit CIA offers bachelor’s degree majors in applied food studies, culinary science, food business management, and hospitality management; associate degrees in baking and pastry arts and culinary arts; and executive education through its Food Business School. The college also offers certificate programs and courses for professionals and enthusiasts. Its conferences and consulting services have made the CIA the think tank of the food industry and its worldwide network of 49,000 alumni includes innovators in every area of the food business. The CIA has locations in New York, California, Texas, and Singapore.

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