Teachers and School Counselors

  • Educators—Bring CIA Expertise to Your Students

    Support for High School Culinary Arts Teachers and Guidance Counselors

    We know you’re as committed as we are to helping students learn and succeed—and we’d like to help you. Here are some education resources from CIA to spark a passion in your students for culinary arts and pursuing careers in the food industry.

    Whether for use in the classroom or simply for handing out to interested students, these materials are perfect for the aspiring young chef or food professional in your school.

    Please share, and let your students know about CIA. The knowledge and skills they’ll gain here—along with the food-focused, full collegiate experience they’ll enjoy—will prepare them for an amazing life of food. And that CIA degree they’ll carry with them into the workforce is the most respected education credential in the business.

  • CIA Professional Development Day On-Demand

    Watch and learn as CIA faculty members share their expertise on charcuterie and the basics of bread, then try it in the classroom!


    CIA Professional Development—Basics of Bread

    Join Chef Jesse Jackson III ’13 as he covers how to teach bread baking with a pizza demonstration! You’ll learn about the four main ingredients—flour, water, salt, and yeast—and how yeast fermentation is a complex but necessary part of the process. Watch, learn, then try it in the classroom!

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    CIA Professional Development—Introducing Charcuterie to Your Classroom

    Join Dean Bruce Mattel ’80 as he covers how to teach charcuterie with a green chile pork sausage demonstration. Learn about the process of making sausage from seasoning, grinding, and casing. Dean Mattel will explain the best meat to use as well as different ways to prepare sausage depending on what you want to make. Watch, learn, then try it in the classroom!

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    High School Counselors Info Session

    Learn more about culinary college must-haves, from mouth-watering academics to résumé-building experiences, perfect ingredients—the ideal CIA applicant, and everything CIA can offer your student. Plus, a special chai tea demonstration that you can easily recreate at home! Download the recipe >
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