• CIA Meal Plans, Culinary Cash, and Insalata Pantesca
  • CIA Meal Plans in New York

    Clear Choices, Great Value, Amazing Food

    It should come as no surprise that The Culinary Institute of America meal plan options feature a delicious and exciting selection of dining choices for students. Each plan uses a points system tied to your student ID card. Options include:

    CIA Meal Plan 2019–20
    CIA Meal Plan Plus 2019–20
    CIA Meal Plan Ultimate 2019–20

    What’s Up With the Different CIA Meal Plan Points?

    • Blue Points are good for any production kitchen in Roth Hall (Grab-and-Go in Roth Hall, The Line, Pasta and Noodle Bar, or Salad Bar at The Egg and select items in the Marketplace at The Egg).
    • Green Points are good for any production kitchen, similar to blue points, but also other locations in The Egg such as the Café and the Innovation Kitchen, as well as campus restaurants at approved times.
    • Gold Points are good for any production kitchen, similar to blue points, but also include The “Yolk,” The Innovation Kitchen, or Barista Station at The Egg and all campus restaurants at approved times.
    • Freshmen receive all Blue Points and may dine only in the production kitchens listed.
    • Sophomores and juniors receive 50% Blue Points and 50% Green Points, to be used in the areas indicated above.
    • Seniors receive 100% Green Points and can dine in all of the venues listed at any time.

    Note that on-campus meals are not available on days when the campus is closed, such as extended winter and summer intersessions. Point expiration also varies depending on meal plan and class level. Please call 845-905-4518 for more information.

    Enroll in a CIA Meal Plan Today

    Additional Meal Plan Info for CIA New York

    CIA meal plans at our Hyde Park, NY, campus also include the opportunity to purchase Culinary Cash (minimum deposit of $25 required). This program offers you the convenience, flexibility, and security of using your CIA student ID like a debit card at selected sites on campus such as restaurants and the library (for printing requests).

    You can also add funds to your Culinary Cash account using our new GET Funds online deposit system, which accepts MasterCard, VISA, Discover, or debit cards as payment options.

    At the end of your CIA studies, any remaining balance on your account will be transferred to your tuition account and other outstanding financial obligations. Remaining balances over $10 may be refunded through a request to the Student Financial & Registration Services Office.

  • Contact Us

    Residence Life
    1946 Campus Drive
    Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
    Phone: 845-451-1260