• Faculty and staff are returning to the Greystone campus today, Monday, October 16. Classes are scheduled to resume Tuesday morning.
  • The CIA at Copia facility is OPEN.

The safety of our students, faculty and staff is our utmost concern. We will continue to closely monitor the situation and will keep the CIA community updated. Please check back daily for the latest updates. Sonoma and Napa Counties are currently in a state of emergency, but at this time, the Greystone and Copia locations have not been directly affected.

For the most up-to-date information about the wildfires, please visit www.fire.ca.gov and www.cityofsthelena.org. For the most up-to-date information about CIA campuses, please call 845-905-4444 or visit www.ciachef.edu/wildfires. Nixle Public Safety Alerts: Text 888777 and the St. Helena, CA zip code 94574 in the message to receive continuous updates.

  • Learn about CIA bachelors degree concentrations, externships, restaurant, and travel experiences for students
  • Concentrations and Field Experience

    Chart Your Path in the Food World: Bachelor’s Concentrations

    As a Food Business Management or Applied Food Studies major, you can tailor your education to match your professional goals by choosing a bachelor’s degree concentration. Concentration studies take place during your junior or senior year and offer opportunities to spend a semester of study at a CIA campus in California, Texas, or Singapore or at another exciting global destination.


    Internships: Real World, Real Experience

    With more than 2,000 approved partners and a dedicated advisor to assist you with selection, this semester-long course helps you build life and professional skills that will give you a jump-start on your career.

    You’ll have access to some of the top leaders in the foodservice and hospitality industry, including Michelin three-star restaurants, international hotel groups, test kitchens for product developers, and food magazines. Our list of partners continues to grow to meet your career and educational goals.


    Learn in Restaurants

    Our campuses include award-winning restaurants that are part of The CIA Restaurant Group. At these locations, you’ll learn how to prepare a wide variety of dishes, from farm-to-table to modern French to authentic Italian. Spend time with customers and in the kitchens to learn the full scope of restaurant operations under the guidance of our expert instructors. All CIA restaurants are public-facing, fully operational retail dining establishments that serve more than 333,000 customers annually.


    Travel Experiences: The World is Your Kitchen

    Our Global Cuisines and Cultures elective travel program sends you around the world to refine your palate through the discovery of local ingredients and authentic cuisine. Only the CIA can get you this close to the rich culinary traditions of China, France, Italy, Peru, and Spain!