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 27–August 20, 2018. Classes will resume on August 21.


  • The Admissions Office at all three campuses will be open to welcome prospective students and their families.


  • Since many of our restaurants rely on our students for the full CIA dining experience, please refer to for the most up-to-the-minute information.
  • At the New York campus, all restaurants will be closed during this period.
  • At the CIA at Greystone in St. Helena, California, The Bakery Café by illy will be open, but Gatehouse Restaurant will be closed.
  • At the CIA at Copia in Napa, California, The Restaurant at CIA Copia and Contimo Provisions will be open.
  • At the Texas campus, the CIA Live Fire Kitchen will be open Thursday–Sunday, and Nao will be closed.

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    Internship: Gain Real-World Experience

    Get a taste of your future culinary career through a CIA semester-long internship. We offer more than 2,000 locations around the United States, where you’ll interact with professionals, build an industry network, participate in real-world culinary experiences, and see what your typical work day may include. This is one of the best ways to find out what it’s like to work in the food and restaurant business.

    CIA internship sites include:

    • American Cruise Lines, Guilford, CT
    • Beringer Wine Estates, St. Helena, CA
    • The Breakers, Palm Beach, FL
    • The Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, CO
    • Farallon, San Francisco, CA
    • Food Network, New York City
    • Godiva Chocolatier, Inc., Reading, PA
    • Google, Mountain View, CA
    • The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, WV
    • Inn at Little Washington, Washington, VA
    • Jacques Torres Chocolate, Brooklyn, NY
    • King Arthur Flour Bakery, Norwich, VT
    • Morimoto, Philadelphia, PA
    • Pebble Beach Resorts, Pebble Beach, CA
    • Restaurant August, New Orleans, LA
    • Restaurant Daniel, New York City
    • Ritz Carlton, St. Thomas, USVI
    • Roy's Restaurant, Honolulu, HI
    • Sun Valley Resort, Sun Valley, ID
    • Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, FL
    • Wegmans, Collegeville, PA