High School Students, Parents, and Educators

  • How to Get Started in the Food World

    CIA campuses are home to vibrant academic communities that prepare high school students and other young learners for careers in the food profession. Moreover, we’re committed to providing safe, fun environments where students can interact with classmates from different cultures, engage in professional development opportunities, and launch their culinary careers.

  • High School Students at the CIA

    High School Students

    Love to cook? Find out how you can get started in culinary arts and turn your passion for food into an exciting career. Learn all about the programs we offer, careers in food, and how to get accepted into the world’s premier culinary college.


    Choosing the right college is one of the most important discussions parents can have with their children. We’re happy to show you why the CIA offers the best culinary arts education and opportunities for them to pursue their culinary dreams in the most cost-effective way possible. Along the way, we’ll ensure your child is well-versed in professional practices and disciplines that lead to a fulfilling and successful career.


    We encourage teachers and guidance counselors to cultivate within students of all ages a passion for cooking. Our free learning materials, recipes, and more help bring CIA expertise into your school and plant the seeds for your students to consider a culinary arts education in their future.
  • CIA instructors have big-time industry chops—they lived it, now you learn it.
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