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 27–August 20, 2018. Classes will resume on August 21.


  • 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 the CIA at Greystone in St. Helena, California, The Bakery Café by illy will be open, but Gatehouse Restaurant will be closed.
  • At the CIA at Copia in Napa, California, The Restaurant at CIA Copia and Contimo Provisions will be open.
  • At the Texas campus, the CIA Live Fire Kitchen will be open Thursday–Sunday, and Nao will be closed.

Shopping, Classes, and More for Enthusiasts

New Online Classes Join FBS Fall Course Offerings Debut

FBSThe Food Business School (FBS), the CIA's center for executive education, has announced its fall 2016 course lineup. It includes both in-person two- to five-day "innovation escapes" and online classes, where students have the scheduling flexibility to continue to run their businesses as they acquire new skills.

New online courses are Eat.Think.Design, Essentials of Nutrition and Sustainability for Food Innovators, and Technologies, Trends, and Policies Transforming the Food System.

Among the hands-on courses, new to the docket is From Concept to Shelf: Rapid Innovation for Consumer Packaged Goods, a two-day intensive workshop held at the CIA at Copia in Napa, CA. It is taught by FBS Dean Will Rosenzweig and Chris Cornyn, chief innovation officer of Revolution Foods.

In addition to its course offerings, FBS presents an all-star lineup in its FOODBIZ+ monthly online interactive conversations. Among upcoming guest speakers are former White House Chef Sam Kass and Steve Case, co-founder and former chairman and CEO of America Online.

FBS is the world's first business school dedicated to food entrepreneurship and innovation, with courses designed for entrepreneurs and food professionals. For a complete list of FBS programs, visit Food Business School Programs.

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