CIA in Texas

  • Explore the Culinary Institute of America in San Antonio

    The CIA Texas campus in San Antonio is home to a diverse and energetic community of food lovers who have a special interest in Latin cuisine. We welcome students seeking a career in culinary or baking and pastry arts, entrepreneurs looking to launch new ventures in the food business, or homegrown chefs who are just looking to expand their skills for friends and family.


    Programs Offered in San Antonio, Texas

    At CIA’s San Antonio campus, we offer:

    Our faculty members include top chefs, food executive, restaurant owners, master sommeliers, and more.

    San Antonio Campus Highlights

    Located on the San Antonio River Walk and set among the restored 19th-century buildings of the former Pearl Brewery, the CIA’s 30,000-square-foot main building features:

    Seeing is Believing

    Join us for an admissions tour led by CIA students. Hear from them firsthand about the learning and career opportunities that await you.

    Just visiting? CIA San Antionio offers public dining experiences in our student-run, faculty-led restaurants, and classes for food and wine enthusiasts. Grab a bite to eat, learn more about the CIA, and explore the Pearl. Plan your visit >

  • Learn about CIA's El Sueno Culinary Scholarship in San Antonio, Texas

  • Take a Virtual Campus Tour of CIA's Texas campus

  • Recipes, videos, classes, and more! Visit CIA Foodies.

  • Contact Us

    CIA San Antonio
    312 Pearl Parkway, Building 2, Suite 2102
    San Antonio, TX 78215
    Phone: 210-554-6400
  • Exterior of Savor at CIA San Antonio

    Dining at CIA Texas

    Savor plays a role in our students’ educational experience. Reservations are suggested.

    Step into Savor restaurant and experience a meal inspired by ingredients and techniques from around the world. Your dinner is created and presented by advanced CIA students under the guidance of our professional faculty, making for a truly unique and memorable meal. Join us and build your own three or four-course meal in our intimate dining room or come spend time in our barroom and order from constantly changing tastes from the kitchen, classic cocktails, curated wines, or local craft beers.

    Discover the pop-up CIA Bakery Café created by CIA’s baking and pastry senior class under the direction of Certified Master Baker Alain Dubernard.