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.

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    Campus Life at CIA Texas

  • Putting the “Life” in Campus Life at CIA Texas

    Host to amazing industry conferences and home of the exciting Center for Foods of the Americas, the CIA San Antonio is a unique education and research center that’s dedicated to raising the profile of Latin American cuisines and culinary traditions. When you're immersed in San Antonio campus life, there are plenty of ways to get the most out of your experience. Even when you step outside of the kitchen or classroom, there’s much to see and do:

    • Hang out with classmates at the Pearl complex. Browse the Farmers’ Market. Enjoy the vibrant dining scene. Check out the retail shops. Take a yoga class. Have fun at special events like Tamales at Pearl, Paella Challenge, and Fiesta. See what else is happening and discover Pearl.
    • Enjoy San Antonio's world-famous River Walk. Lined with restaurants and shops, its pathways, waterfalls, and outdoor art invite endless exploration.
    • Attend amazing events like the CIA’s annual Latin Flavors, American Kitchens and Healthy Flavors, Healthy Kids conferences right on campus.
    • Take a short ride to Austin, Texas Hill Country, or the Gulf Coast—you’ll find world-class wineries and restaurants, hiking, horseback riding, bicycle trails, and more.
  • Contact Us

    The CIA San Antonio
    312 Pearl Parkway, Building 2, Suite 2102
    San Antonio, TX 78215
    Phone: 210-554-6400
  • Bachelor’s travel programs give you an exclusive “insider look” at world cultures and cuisines.
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