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

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Faculty Bio: Jennifer Kaplan

Liberal Arts
Instructor—Liberal Arts

MFA, University of San Francisco, CA. MBA, Stern School of Business, New York University, NYC. BA, Barnard College of Columbia University, NYC.

Professional Experience:
Staff Writer, Adjunct Faculty, Marymount University, Arlington, VA. Senior Director, Corporate Relations, First Book, Washington, DC. Marketing Consultant, Washington, DC. Group Marketing Research Manager, Condé Nast Publications, NYC. Senior Research Manager, Lifetime Television, NYC. President/Publisher, Your Pet Magazine, Inc., NYC. Marketing Manager, Simon & Schuster, Inc., NYC.

Editors’ Choice Awards: 2009 Best Small Business Books, and The Top 10 Small Business Books of 2009,; both for Greening Your Small Business.

Greening Your Small Business, 2009. “Social Media and The Eco-Minded,” The Big Book of Social Media: Case Studies, Stories, Perspectives, 2010.

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