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.

Shopping, Classes, and More for Enthusiasts

Jacquelyn Nealon, Vice President—Enrollment, Marketing, and Communication at the CIA.

Cabinet Bio: Dr. Jacquelyn Nealon

Vice President—Enrollment, Marketing, and Communication
Education and Credentials: EdD, MA, BA

Jacquelyn (Jackie) Nealon is vice president of enrollment management and marketing at The Culinary Institute of America. Dr. Nealon is responsible for all student recruitment and retention efforts for the CIA’s associate, bachelor’s, and graduate-level education programs at the not-for-profit college’s four campuses worldwide.

Dr. Nealon joined the CIA in 2016 from Long Island University in Brookville, NY, where she was chief of staff and vice president of enrollment, campus life, and communications. Her strong and varied background in higher education also includes serving as vice president of enrollment, communications, and marketing at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) in Old Westbury, NY; director of recruitment and acting director of enrollment services at Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ; and dean of graduate and part-time admissions at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. At NYIT, she also served as an adjunct associate professor of communications.

Jackie Nealon earned her doctorate in higher education management from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Master of Arts degree in strategic leadership and communication from Seton Hall University, and Bachelor of Arts in English from Adelphi University in Garden City, NY.

Dr. Nealon is a member of the National Association of College Admissions Counselors, National Association of College and University Business Officers, National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, New York State Association of College Admissions Counselors, and the American Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers. She is immediate past president of the Nassau Counselors’ Association and was that organization’s College Counselor of the Year for 2010.

Contact Us

The Culinary Institute of America
1946 Campus Drive
Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
Phone: 845-452-9600