Welcome, High School Students!

  • Thinking About a Food Career?

    You’ve come to the right place! The CIA will introduce you to and prepare you for all kinds of amazing careers in food and hospitality. Food is everywhere, and that means there are lots of different things you can do and be, from chef to event planner to food justice advocate to craft brewer to food business owner. Dream it and you can do it!

  • I'm a High School Senior

    I’m a Senior

    You’ve found your dream school! Find out why the CIA is the perfect college for you.
    I'm a High School Junior

    I’m a Junior

    There are SO many career possibilities in food and hospitality. See where a CIA degree can take you!
    I’m a High School Sophomore or Younger

    I’m a Sophomore or Younger

    You love, love, love food. We do too! Learn how you can make food your career and your life.
  • CIA instructors have big-time industry chops—they lived it, now you learn it.
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