Reduced Hours and Activities During Late July/August

We love to welcome campus visitors, but before you make your plans, please note that amazing changes are underway at the CIA campuses during the summer and our visiting hours and restaurant hours may be affected.

Please note that classes for degree and certificate program students at all of our U.S. campuses will not be in session from July 28–August 21, 2017. Classes will resume on August 22.


  • The Admissions Office at all three campuses will be open to welcome prospective students and their families.


  • Since many of our restaurants rely on our students for the full CIA dining experience, please refer to for the most up-to-the-minute information.
  • At the New York campus, all restaurants will be closed during this period.
  • At our California campus locations (Copia and Greystone), The Restaurant at CIA Copia and The Bakery Café by illy will be open.
  • At the Texas campus, Nao will be open for lunch and the outdoor taco stand will also be open.

Shopping, Classes, and More for Enthusiasts

Alumna Named Charity’s “Woman of Influence”

Ariana DuarteAriane Duarte '88, chef/owner of Ariane's Kitchen in Verona, NJ, is being honored as a Woman of Influence by the T.J. Martell Foundation. The presenting organization is the music industry's largest foundation for leukemia, cancer, and AIDS research. Its 4th Annual Women of Influence Awards is being held on May 13 in New York City, and will be hosted by radio personality Robin Quivers

Regularly appearing as a guest chef on TV talk shows, Chef Duarte has also been a contestant on Bravo's Top Chef, the Food Network's Iron Chef America and Beat Bobby Flay, and HLN's Cook Your Ass Off.

The event benefits the Foundation's breast and ovarian cancer research programs.

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The Culinary Institute of America
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Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
Phone: 845-452-9600