Working at the CIA

  • Serving Up Opportunities Since 1946

    Welcome to The Culinary Institute of America, where employees have been inspiring excellence for over seven decades. The CIA, renowned for its culinary education since 1946, has four campus locations. Our primary location is our CIA New York campus in historic Hyde Park, NY approximately 90 miles from New York City. On the west coast, the CIA’s California campus is located in the towns of St. Helena and Napa, within the lush Napa Valley. Additionally the CIA has a Texas campus located in the historic Pearl Brewery district in San Antonio. The CIA’s first international campus is located in Singapore, providing the CIA’s renowned educational programs to students outside of the U.S.

    The Culinary Institute of America is looking for diverse, talented, and passionate people whom embody our values of excellence, leadership, professionalism, ethics, and respect for diversity. Here at the CIA, you will find a supportive workplace and tools to help you achieve professional and personal growth. We offer a wide variety of career opportunities, all of which contribute to the CIA’s mission of providing the world’s best professional culinary education. Our employees are essential to the fulfillment of this mission, lending their passion, professionalism, skills, and knowledge to help the CIA maintain its position as the world’s premiere culinary college.

  • NY Jobs

    New York Campus Opportunities

    Set on a bluff overlooking the beautiful Hudson River, our main campus is unmatched by any other culinary school in the world. You can’t help but be swept up by the energy and enthusiasm of the students, faculty and staff. We have many job opportunities on this campus for faculty, administrative staff, management, campus facilities, restaurant and hospitality.
    California Campus Jobs

    California Campus Opportunities

    Spanning two locations in the heart of Wine Country—the CIA at Greystone in St. Helena and the CIA at Copia in Napa—our California campus is a food lover’s paradise. We have many opportunities at these awe inspiring campus locations for faculty, restaurant, hospitality, administrative staff, and management.
    CIA Texas Main Building

    Texas Campus Opportunities

    The CIA San Antonio is home to a diverse and energetic community of people with one common passion: food. Job opportunities on this dynamic campus include faculty, restaurant, hospitality, administrative staff and management.
  • About employment at the CIA

    The Culinary Institute of America offers competitive salaries and superior benefits plans, including medical and dental, paid time off plans and generous retirement matching.

    The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment, in compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and other federal, state, and local laws.

    The CIA does not discriminate against applicants, employees, or students on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, religion, disability, medical condition as defined under applicable state law, age, genetic information, marital status, military service or veteran status, ancestry, national or ethnic origin, or any other protected group or classification under federal or state laws or regulations. These principles also apply to admissions, financial aid, academic matters, career services, counseling, housing, employment policies, scholarship programs, medical services, and all other programs and activities available at the CIA.

    The Culinary Institute of America, pursuant to Title IX, Title VII, and state laws also prohibits sexual harassment, which includes sexual assault and sexual violence. Should you require further information, please visit our Consumer Information page.