There’s no question food professionals understand the importance of protecting the earth. After all, it’s the source of our ingredients, our livelihoods, our passion.
The chef’s unwavering commitment to the environment is the impetus behind the CIA Green Campus initiative. Every day, CIA students, faculty, and staff are doing their part to make our campuses even more sustainable and eco-friendly places to live, work, and learn by:
Culinary sustainability is all about growing, cooking, and consuming food responsibly. At the CIA, we’re practicing sustainability and teaching our students its principles so they’re prepared to lead the future of food.
A few ways we’re doing it:
Helping to reduce garbage in our landfills, keep our air clean, and mitigate contributors to global warming… the CIA community is working hard to leave a smaller imprint on the planet.
From energy systems to construction site management to landscaping, green design is the blueprint for the future at the CIA.
The CIA campus is “on” 24/7, so implementing strategies for lighting, heating, cooling, and operating our buildings in a way that conserves energy and reduces our carbon footprint is a top priority.