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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John Reilly, CIA Associate Professor—Culinary Arts

Faculty Bio: John Reilly ’88

Culinary Arts
Associate Professor—Culinary Arts
Education and Credentials: CEC, CHE

AOS, CIA, Hyde Park, NY.

Professional Background:
Executive Sous Chef, Hotel Metropol, Moscow, Russia. Sous Chef, Hotel Splugenschloss, Zurich, Switzerland; Cafe Madeline, Gallows Bay, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands; Radisson Empire Hotel, NYC. Chef Entremetier, Maritime Hotel Koln, Zurich. Chef Garde Manger, Grand Hotel Kurhaus Alpina, Switzerland. Roundsman, Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis. Cook, Klondike Hotel, Skagway, AK.

Best of Show (Fish), First Prize, Salon of Culinary Art, NYC 2009. Marc Sarrazin Cup (CIA team), Salon of Culinary Arts, NYC, 2007, 2006. Third Place, Hot Foods Cooking Competition, Chefs Association of Westchester and Lower Connecticut, 2006. Five silver medals, Cold Food category (CIA Culinary Team 2000), International Culinary Olympics, Erfurt, Germany; Hot Foods class winner and triple gold medal winner in Cold Food (CIA Culinary Team 2000), Hotelympia Salon Culinaire, London; Team silver medal, Modified Hot Food Competition at the International Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Show, NYC. Gold and silver medals, 1998 New Hampshire Culinary Classic.

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Phone: 845-452-9600