Green and Gold Orientation for Texas Students

  • Orientation Info for the Texas Fall Class


    Welcome to the CIA San Antonio!

    New Student Orientation occurs during your first week on campus. You are required to attend all sessions, which will begin promptly as scheduled.

    Sessions for parents and family members will not be held due to COVID-19 and Physical Distancing Policies. If you’d like to learn more about CIA’s current policies, please check out our FAQs for Texas 2020 Accepted Students.

    We also encourage you to stay up-to-date on the latest news via the CIA Main Menu.

    Details about your orientation will be emailed to you as we approach your enrollment date.

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    Texas Campus FAQS—Got Questions?

    Check our FAQs for Texas 2020 Accepted Students. Remember you can always reach out to the CIA Enrollment team with any questions at enrollment@culinary.edu or 1-800-CULINARY.



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    Knife Safety and Care

    Safety first! Chef Tobias checks in to show you how properly handle and sharpen your knives.


    Knife Types

    Learn the best knife for the job with Chef DelleRose and get a peek at his personal collection.


    Knife Cuts

    Get cutting with Chef Garniero. He walks you through some basic cuts you’ll learn in Culinary Fundamentals.

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