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 28–August 21, 2017. Classes will resume on August 22.


  • 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 our California campus locations (Copia and Greystone), The Restaurant at CIA Copia and The Bakery Café by illy will be open.
  • At the Texas campus, Nao will be open for lunch and the outdoor taco stand will also be open.

Shopping, Classes, and More for Enthusiasts

  • CIA campuses can host your upcoming video shoot, contact us for details
  • On Location at the CIA

    The Culinary Institute of America provides a professional culinary environment unlike any other for your next project. As the world’s premier culinary college, the CIA’s four locations offer video crews more than 40 kitchens or bakeshops to choose from when searching for the ideal location for your upcoming shoot.

    Shows and media outlets that have taped on-location at the CIA’s campuses include:

    • Our Generation, The History Channel
    • American Chopper, TLC
    • The Next Iron Chef, Food Network
    • The Secret Life Of..., The Food Network
    • The Best Of, The Food Network
    • The Restaurant, NBC
    • The Today Show, NBC
    • CBS Evening News, CBS
    • The Early Show, CBS
    • A Cook’s Tour, Food Network
    • No Reservations, Travel Channel
    • Dinner: Impossible, Food Network
    • Behind Closed Doors, A&E
    • Iron Chef (original Japanese series), Food Network
    • In Food Today, Food Network
    • Grill Sergeants, Pentagon Channel
    • Mr. Food, nationally syndicated
    • America’s Heartland, PBS
    • Morning Edition, NPR
    • B. Smith with Style, nationally syndicated
    • While You Were Out, TLC
    • Nova Science Now, PBS

    For more information about taping your upcoming project at The Culinary Institute of America, please call Jeff Levine at 845-451-1372.

  • Contact Us

    Media Relations
    1946 Campus Drive
    Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499
    Phone: 845-451-1372