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.

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 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

Hans J. Welker, CIA Associate Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts

Faculty Bio: Hans J. Welker

Baking and Pastry Arts
Associate Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
Education and Credentials: CMB, CHE
Education:
Master’s degree, F.U.U. Gemeinnuetzige Fortbildung Schule, Heidelberg, Germany. Ewald Notter International Zuckerdecorschule, Zurich, Switzerland. Moll Marzipan, Berlin, Germany. The Coalition of Teachers, NYC.

Apprenticeship:
Café Brenner, Idar-Oberstein, Germany.

Professional Experience:
Director of Bread Program, French Culinary Institute, NYC. Owner/Master Pastry Chef/Baker, Pastry Paradise Konditorei/Alpine Bakery & Café, Lagrangeville, NY. Head Pastry Chef, Karl Ehmer’s Bakery, Poughkeepsie, NY; Rathauscafe Harth, Darmstadt, Germany; Konditorei Spaeth, Darmstadt. Pastry Chef, Otto Schuckhahn, Munster, Germany; Konditorei Jost, Idar-Oberstein; German Navy.

Awards:
First Prize, Best of Show (Bread), Salon of Culinary Art, NYC, 2011. First Prize, Salon of Culinary Art, NYC, 2010. Best of Show (Bread Display), Salon of Culinary Art, NYC, 2009. Best of Show (Bakery Display), Salon of Culinary Art, NYC, 2010, 2008. Marc Sarrazin Trophy (CIA team), Salon of Culinary Art, NYC, 2007.

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