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.

Admissions

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

Restaurants

  • Since many of our restaurants rely on our students for the full CIA dining experience, please refer to www.ciarestaurantgroup.com 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.

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Culinary News from The Culinary Institute of America

Grads Earn Taste Talks Awards

Five CIA alumni were honored at the hippest new awards night honoring the best of food and drink. The Taste Talks Food & Drink Awards, aka “The Tastys,” was held at The Weylin in Brooklyn, NY on September 8. Hosted by television personality Matty Matheson of Viceland, the awards celebrate the people and organizations inspiring a new generation of eaters and drinkers, with a “focus on culture, innovation, and diversity.”

Established and rising CIA graduates who won Taste Talks Awards for 2017:

  • Nina Compton, Best New Chef: South (chef/owner of Compère Lapin in New Orleans)
  • David Posey, Best New Restaurant: North (chef/co-owner of Elske in Chicago)
  • Grant Achatz, Best Service (chef/owner of Alinea in Chicago)
  • Christine Langelier, Outstanding Restaurant (general manager, Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills, NY)
  • Anthony Bourdain, Best Food Television Show (host, Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown)


The CIA was honored at last year’s inaugural Taste Talks Awards as the first recipient of the Innovation Award for Best Academic Institution or Organization, and was a nominee again this year.

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