The Culinary Institute of America


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    Create Your Food Career with a CIA Degree!

    Whatever your career goals—executive chef; restaurant or bakery owner; food entrepreneur; food innovation manager; food writer or photographer—The Culinary Institute of America will prepare you for success.

    Begin Your CIA Culinary Adventure Today!

    • Gold standard degree programs that are respected and admired throughout the food world
    • Expert faculty with more than 170 chefs, instructors, and professors
    • State-of-the-art facilities: dynamic teaching kitchens and award-winning restaurants
    • Unparalleled skill development: 1,300 hours of hands-on cooking experience

    Did you know? 74% of leading food employers surveyed prefer to hire CIA grads.

    Follow your food passion! Choose the CIA for an exciting career in the world of food.