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


    Campus Life at CIA New York

  • Explore CIA Campus Life in New York

    College life at CIA New York is packed with activities. Our beautiful 170-acre campus in Hyde Park, NY, is home to numerous student clubs, athletics teams, residence halls, and special events that offer countless personal and professional development opportunities involving food, friends, and fun!

    New York Campus Virtual Tour

    Our beautiful 170-acre Hyde Park campus offers the total package for college life. Explore the campus on our virtual tour. CIA NY Campus Map >

    Residence Halls, Lodges, and Townhouses

    Lifelong friends and memories—that’s what you get when you live on campus. It’s the perfect way to round out your college life and your social life! Learn more about CIA NY housing >

    CIA Meal Plan

    Learn about CIA's Meal Plan. Clear choices, great value, amazing food. Click this image to choose your plan.


    The CIA Steels compete in the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Conference in five sports: soccer, basketball, cross country, tennis, and volleyball. Or, you can get involved in our various intramural sports, fitness programs, or recreational activities.


    Our campus clubs, like the Gourmet Society for exploring world cuisine and the Eta Sigma Delta international honor society, are a great way to make friends and connect with others who share your interests. Learn more about our many student organizations.

    Guest Chefs and Special Events

    The best culinary college in the world is often visited by the best chefs in the world. Our students have lined the aisles to see legendary Spanish chef Ferran Adrià, packed the house for celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse, and camped out in the wee hours to attend the Bocuse d’Or USA competition.

    Off-Campus Exploration

    With our stunning Hudson Valley location, you’ll enjoy plenty of interesting and exciting activities nearby—there’s New York City, historic sites, rock climbing, and much more.

  • Each Career Fair draws 130+ employers and 300 recruiters to campus—and they do 850 job interviews before they leave!