Advance or Start Your Food Career Here

  • Build on Your Experience

    Whether you’re a food professional or have always dreamed of becoming one, you’re in the right place! Because whatever your skills, knowledge, and life experiences, a CIA degree or certificate will help you reach your goals.

    No matter which CIA program you choose, you will:

    • Broaden your professional expertise and make invaluable industry contacts.
    • Learn from the world-class CIA faculty—renowned experts in food, hospitality, and academics.
    • Meet and interview with leading food and hospitality companies at our amazing on-campus career fairs.
    • Engage in global networking opportunities as one of our more than 50,000+ successful alumni.

    Here’s how to get started:

    Open House for Adult & Transfer Students—June 14, 2019

    Are you working in the food industry and want to advance? Have you completed high school, and maybe even attended another college? Thinking about switching careers? If any of these sounds like you, please join us for a special Open House for Adult and Transfer Students.

    Register Now

  • Sign up for CIA's Adult open house on June 14, 2019


  • Learn about CIA Transfer Tuesdays for adult college students


  • Contact Us

    Admissions Office
    1946 Campus Drive
    Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
    Phone: 1-800-CULINARY
    Alt. Phone: 845-452-9430
    Fax: 845-451-1068
  • CIA instructors have big-time industry chops—they lived it, now you learn it.
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