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

The Culinary Institute of America Brings Cooking Boot Camp to Finger Lakes

Popular Program for Food Lovers Coming to Canandaigua

Media Contact:

Virginia Muré
Communications Manager

Hyde Park, NY – Food and wine enthusiasts in the Finger Lakes region have a unique opportunity to learn from the acclaimed chefs of The Culinary Institute of America (CIA)—right in their own backyard. The CIA is bringing its popular five-day Culinary Boot Camp—Basic Training program to the New York Wine & Culinary Center (NYWCC) in Canandaigua, NY on July 21–25, 2014.

Participants in the CIA Boot Camp program will enjoy hands-on cooking instruction and chef demonstrations as they learn and practice knife skills, kitchen terminology, and a variety of cooking methods. They will also participate in food and wine pairings, prepare gourmet meals, and enjoy a tour and dinner at the NYWCC.

The class will be led by Chef David Bruno, who, before joining the CIA faculty, held executive chef and other culinary positions at prestigious establishments including the Ardsley Country Club, in Ardsley, NY; the Mayflower Inn in Washington, CT; and La Crémaillère in Banksville, NY.

For more information and to enroll, call 1-888-579-4454.

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CIA Chef David Bruno teaches Culinary Boot Camp to food enthusiasts. (Photo credit: CIA/Keith Ferris)
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Founded in 1946, The Culinary Institute of America is an independent, not-for-profit college offering associate and bachelor's degrees with majors in culinary arts, baking and pastry arts, and culinary science, as well as certificate programs in culinary arts and wine and beverage studies. As the world's premier culinary college, the CIA provides thought leadership in the areas of health & wellness, sustainability, and world cuisines & cultures through research and conferences. The CIA has a network of 46,000 alumni that includes industry leaders such as Grant Achatz, Anthony Bourdain, Roy Choi, Cat Cora, Dan Coudreaut, Steve Ells, Johnny Iuzzini, Charlie Palmer, and Roy Yamaguchi. The CIA also offers courses for professionals and enthusiasts, as well as consulting services in support of innovation for the foodservice and hospitality industry. The college has campuses in Hyde Park, NY; St. Helena, CA; San Antonio, TX; and Singapore.

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