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  • Expert Advice and Tutorials

    Whether you’re a prospective student, parent, educator, or just a foodie, we’re serving up our top on-demand videos to teach you tips, tricks and flavorful techniques that you can master from home. Brush up on your cooking skills and taste the results—it’s online learning you can really sink your teeth into!

  • Skills and Techniques: How-To

    You don’t need a professional kitchen to master these skills. Get started at home.


    Cutting Carrots

    To ensure even cooking, you want your veggies cut into the same size.


    How to Fill a Pastry Bag

    Learn tricks and tips for filling a pastry bag and achieving pipping perfection!


    How to Make Chicken Broth at Home

    Learn to make delicious homemade chicken broth—it always wins over store bought!


    How to Make Mirepoix

    Take the mystery out of mirepoix, the classic combination of aromatic vegetables used to flavor stocks and stews.


    Sharpen Your Knife Skills

    A properly sharp knife is a chef’s best friend.


    Stir Fry

    Learn perfect stir fry technique.

  • Pantry Recipes

    Make delicious meals with ordinary, pantry staples.

    CIA pantry recipe: chocolate cereal crumbles

    Chocolate Cereal Crumbles

    Quick, easy, and scrumptious. A treat everyone will enjoy.

    CIA pantry recipe: corn and squash soup

    Corn and Squash Soup

    Learn to make a delicious soup in just two simple steps.


    Quick and Easy Chicken Fried Rice

    Discover how to make leftover rice and pantry basics into a satisfying meal.

  • Understanding the “Why”

    A big part of what makes a CIA education the best is that our student learn not just the “how,” but also the “why”—the science that makes bread rise, the chemical reactions that create flavor, etc.

    The Chemicals of Taste video by the CIA

    Chemicals of Taste

    Learn how smell and taste interact to create flavor.

    Omelet Experiment

    Omelet Experiment

    Many ways to whisk an egg.

  • Explore Campus Online

    We wish you were here—but until you are, check out our virtual tours and online events!

    CIA Virtual Tour

    On Demand Classroom Materials

    Need materials for your students? Visit our Educator's page for how-to videos, recipes, lesson plans, and handouts.

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