If there’s one thing you should know going into these and many other courses at the CIA, it’s this: expect the unexpected. Your classes will feed your passion...challenge you... and maybe even surprise you. They’ll introduce you to a world of food you’ve never seen before, and make you think about it in a whole different way. Take a look at some of these cool, wow-factor courses as only the CIA can deliver them. Whichever program you choose, you’ll always find something new and exciting along the way...
CIA associate degree graduates only
Explore historical and current distillation techniques as well as professional mixology methods through extensive tastings and demonstrations in Distilled Spirits and Introduction to Mixology.
Learn what it takes to create, prepare, and serve beer, sake, cider, perry, tea, coffee, juice, mineral water, and more in Fermented and Non-Alcoholic Beverages. Class lectures and demos, and in-depth tastings bring the beverage world to life.
Learn about the forces of nature that affect the growing, cultivation, and production of wine in Viniculture and Viticulture. During sensory analyses and tastings, you’ll discover the difference between classic wine varieties, hybrids, and crosses.