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    High School Students, Parents, and Educators

  • Where Young Learners are Transformed into Culinary Professionals

    CIA campuses are home to vibrant academic communities that prepare high school students and other young learners for careers in the big business of food. 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? Turn your passion for food into an exciting career. Learn all about the programs we offer, careers in the food business, and how to get accepted into the world’s premier culinary college.
    Parents

    Parents

    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 learning 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.
    Educators

    Educators

    We encourage teachers everywhere to cultivate within students of all ages a passion for cooking. Our free classroom materials, recipes, and more help bring CIA expertise into your classroom.
  • “Almost every profession has an outstanding training ground. The military has West Point, music has Juilliard, and the culinary arts has the Institute.”
    — Craig Claiborne, Celebrated Author and Food Critic, The New York Times