Overlooking the Hudson River, the CIA’s main campus in Hyde Park, NY offers an extraordinarily creative and stimulating environment for leading culinary professionals. Our students, faculty, and staff share a deep passion for all things food. In addition, we’re only a short drive from New York City—home to some of the world’s most renowned restaurants, theaters, hotels, chefs, and other culinary and hospitality venues. Our campus was recently named one of “The 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America” by Condé Nast Traveler.
At the CIA’s Hyde Park, NY campus, we offer:
Our 150+ faculty members include top chefs, food executive, restaurant owners, master sommeliers, and more.
At the center of our 170-acre campus is Roth Hall, an early 20th-century brick structure that was once a Jesuit seminary. Nearby are:
There is no better way to learn about the CIA than by visiting our New York campus. Take an admissions tour led by CIA students. Hear from them firsthand about the career opportunities that await you—they’ll make you a believer. For all food and wine lovers out there—we invite you to take part in our CIA Experience where you'll get a behind-the-scenes look in our food world.
And of course, if you’re going to visit CIA’s Hyde Park, NY campus, grab a bite at one of our student-staffed, public-facing restaurants that serve more than 330,000 customers annually—the American Bounty Restaurant, The Bocuse Restaurant, Ristorante Caterina de’ Medici, and the Apple Pie Bakery Café.
Are you curious about what it’s really like to be a CIA student? We’ve got you covered. While you work on your application, connect with one of our dedicated student ambassadors. They can answer the questions you haven’t asked anyone else, share their own personal experiences, and give you expert and genuine advice—because they’ve gone through it, too. Find out what it means to be part of the CIA family. Connect with someone now or see more ambassadors here!
Reservations are suggested for each of our award-winning restaurants except the Apple Pie Bakery Café.
American Bounty Restaurant Discover Inspired Foods of the Americas
The Bocuse Restaurant Creative New Interpretations of French Classics
Ristorante Caterina de’ Medici Italy’s Authentic Flavors in a Magnificent Tuscan Villa Setting
Apple Pie Bakery Café Sumptuous Baked Goods and Café Cuisine